Seed Grant Recipients 2019-2020

The Schubert Center for Child Studies in collaboration with the Case Western Reserve University Office of Research and Technology Management is pleased to announce the awarding of pilot grants totaling $50,000 to four primary investigators at Case Western Reserve University. Learn more about the research projects by watching the speed interviews below.

INvesT: Does telehealth risk assessment decrease age of identification of neurodevelopmental disabilities for high-risk, low-income groups?

Primary Investigator: Angela Ciccia (Department of Psychological Sciences).
Co-investigators: Elizabeth Short (CWRU, Psychological Sciences), Nancy Roizen (CWRU, School of Medicine).

In collaboration with 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

Primary Investigator: Arin Connell (Department of Psychological Sciences).

In collaboration with West Side Community House.

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

Primary Investigator: Marilyn Lotas (FPB School of Nursing).
Co-investigators: Mary Quin Griffin (FPB School of Nursing) and Marguerite Dimarco (FPB School of Nursing).

In collaboration with: Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Environmental Health-Cleveland Department of Public Health, Neighborhood Connections and MetroHealth School Health Program.

Exploring the Mental Health Needs of Adolescent Latinx/Hispanic Community

Primary Investigator: Erika Trapl (PRCHN, School of Medicine).
Co-investigators: Jean Frank (School of Medicine), Sarah Koopman-Gonzalez (School of Medicine) and Marisa Hollinshead (School of Medicine).

In collaboration with Hispanic UMADAOP of Cleveland, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine’s School Mental Health Program.