The Schubert Center for Child Studies, in collaboration Office of Research and Technology Management Vice President Suzanne Rivera, have announced 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 were funded through the Seed Grants for Child and Adolescent Research:
“INvesT: Does telehealth risk assessment decrease age of identification of neuro-developmental disabilities for high-risk, low-income groups?”
The project is led by Angela Ciccia in the Department of Psychological Sciences with co-investigators Elizabeth Short in the Department of Psychological Sciences and Nancy Roizen at the School of Medicine. Their work is in collaboration with community organizations Cleveland Institute of Art and Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services, 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 in the Department of Psychological Sciences will lead the program in collaboration with community organization West Side Community House.