Claudia Coulton Presents at International Society for Child Indicators

June 26, 2017 / No Comments

Dr. Claudia Coulton, co-director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, will present the closing plenary session at the 6th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators in Montreal, Canada this month. This year’s theme is Children in a World of Opportuniti...

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Rob Fischer on School Performance and Socio-Economic Status

October 12, 2016 / No Comments

Dr. Robert Fischer, co-director of the Poverty Center,┬áspoke about how the socioeconomic status influence children’s school performance to┬áThe Plain Dealer in “Poor students can lag four years behind rich ones nationwide: See where your school district stands academically, economicall...

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Researchers propose new streamlined way to analyze TSCC and trauma in children

June 5, 2015 / No Comments

The 54-question Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children (TSCC) has been used for decades to test how trauma affects youth in hopes of developing the best treatment and support possible. But interpreting the results can be labor intensive and difficult because the work is done manually and involves ...

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