Schubert Center and Office of Research and Technology Management Award Grants for Youth Focused Research

The Schubert Center for Child Studies in collaboration with the CWRU Office of Research and Technology Management Vice President, Suzanne Rivera, is pleased to announce the awarding of pilot grants to four primary investigators at Case Western Reserve University.

The awards, totaling $50,000, are jointly supported by the Office of Research and Technology Management and the Schubert Center for Child Studies’ Brisky Endowment. The funded projects foster collaboration across disciplines and/or with community organizations for the improvement of child or adolescent well-being.

The following projects have been funded:

“INvesT: Does telehealth risk assessment decrease age of identification of neurodevelopmentaldisabilities for high-risk, low-income groups?”

  • Angela Ciccia (CWRU, Psychological Sciences) and co-investigators Elizabeth Short (CWRU, Psychological Sciences), Nancy Roizen (CWRU, School of Medicine) in collaboration with community organizations: Cleveland Institute of Art and Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services (NEON), Hough Location

“Overcoming Domestic Violence to Build Healthier Families: Investigation of a novel group-based intervention for mothers exposed to Intimate Partner Violence.”

  • Arin Connell (CWRU, Psychological Sciences) in collaboration with community organization: West Side Community House

“Comparison and Evaluation of Two Models of Follow-up with the Families of Children with Elevated Blood Lead Levels”

  • Marilyn Lotas (CWRU, School of Nursing) and co-investigators Mary Quin Griffin (CWRU, School of Nursing) and Marguerite Dimarco (CWRU, School of Nursing) in collaboration with community organizations: Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Environmental Health-Cleveland Department of Public Health, Neighborhood Connections and MetroHealth School Health Program

“Exploring the Mental Health Needs of the Adolescent Latinx/Hispanic Community”

  • Erika Trapl (CWRU, School of Medicine and PRCHN) and co-investigators Jean Frank (CWRU, School of Medicine), Sarah Koopman-Gonzalez (CWRU, School of Medicine) and Marisa Hollinshead (CWRU, School of Medicine) in collaboration with community organizations: Hispanic UMADAOP of Cleveland, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine’s School Mental Health Program