Schedule for the 2014-2015 Academic Year


A Conversation Circle for Parents and Caregivers: LGBTQ Issues


Sexual Orientation and Parenting: Research and Policy Issues

Charlotte Patterson, PhD
Professor of Psychology; Director, Women, Gender and Sexuality Program, University of Virginia

10-21-2014 – 10-22-2014

Co-Sponsored Event: Children of Incarcerated Parents Community Engagement Forums


Youth and Violence: The Ultimate Health Disparity

Edward Barksdale, MD
Vice Chairman, Department of Pediatric Surgery, UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital


Of Play and Prejudice: The Implications of Racism in Early Childhood

Tuppett Yates, PhD
Professor of Psychology, University of California

Sandra Russ, PhD
Professor of Psychological Sciences, CWRU


A Night of Film and Discussion with Adoption Network Cleveland

Betsie Norris
Executive Director, Adoption Network Cleveland

Zoe Breen Wood, PhD
Assistant Professor, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, CWRU


Co-Sponsored Event: Second Annual Gender, Youth & Social Justice Event: A Journey Through Juvenile Justice, Policy & Education

Elaine Richardson, PhD


Partner Event: Bryan Stevenson “Let’s Talk About Injustice: A Community Conversation”

The Schubert Center is a community partner for this event.


Assessing and Responding to Violence Risk in Juveniles

Charles Scott, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, University of California


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

Merav Jedwab, PhD, MSW
Post-Doctoral Fellow
University of Maryland School of Social Work
The Heruv Institute, Jerusalem

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