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Upcoming Events

The Schubert Center sponsors a monthly lecture series as well as periodic featured events and conferences.

The Schubert Center Conversation Series connects CWRU faculty, students and staff, visiting researchers, practice and policy experts, and community members whose work impacts children, young people and families.

All are welcome. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Click here to download a flyer of events for the 2015-2016 academic year.


Exploring the Impact of Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Justice Involvement on Future Youth Outcomes

Claudia Coulton, PhD, MSW
Lillian F. Harris Professor of Urban Research and Social Change
Co-Director, Center on Urban Poverty & Community Development
Jack, Joseph & Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences


Building a Medical and Legal Team for Child Advocacy

Robert Pettignano, MD
Hughes Spalding Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine

Sylvia Caley, JD
Associate Clinical Professor, Georgia State University College of Law


Innovative Partnerships for Healthy Children & Youth

Christine Alexander-Rager, MD
Chairman of Family Medicine, MetroHealth

Nazha Abughali, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Foster Care Program, MetroHealth


Brown Gold: African-American Children’s Literature as a Genre of Resistance

Michelle Martin, PhD
Professor of Children’s Literature, University of South Carolina


Suicide in Children and Adolescents:
Challenges and Priorities for Intervention

Jeff Bridge, PhD
Principal Investigator, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, Nationwide Children’s Hospital


Resilience in Adversity: Promoting Positive Outcomes for Maltreated Children

Megan Holmes, PhD
Assistant Professor, Jack, Joseph & Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences