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Co-Sponsored Event: Decision-Making in Child Protective Services: Perspectives from Israel and the U.S. Longscan Project

Date: Tue. April 14th, 2015, 12:45 pm-2:00 pm
Location: Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Community Studies, Room 108, 11402 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH 44106

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Merav Jedwab, PhD, MSW
Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Maryland School of Social Work; The Haruv Institute, Hebrew University

Dr. Jedwab will discuss unique aspects of Child Protection Services in Israel. She also will present research on the substantiation of child maltreatment and the critical role of professionals in the assessment of suspected child abuse and neglect using data from the federally-funded Longscan Project in the U.S.

Merav Jedwab, PhD, MSW is a Haruv Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She received her PhD in Social work from Bar-Ilan University. Dr. Jedwab brings 15 years of field experience as a social worker dealing with children at risk and their families. Her primary area of research expertise is in decision making processes regarding child maltreatment by professionals.

Read a blog post about this event.

Download a copy of Dr. Jedwab’s presentation.

This event is co-sponsored by the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Mandel School.

For more information, contact the Schubert Center.

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