A Message from Dean Gilmore: August 2017

August 16, 2017 / No Comments

As we are embarking on a new academic year and welcoming hundreds of new students who will be trained to be effective Change Agents, we are confronted each day with the ills of our nation – from the frightening threat of nuclear war, to the devastating opioid epidemic, to the horrific and heartbr...

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The Begun Center is looking for Research Participants

August 15, 2017 / No Comments

Are you a client of the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s (CRCC) Justice-System Advocacy Program? Share your feedback about the program. Researchers from Case Western Reserve University are conducting research on the participant impact of CRCC’s Victim Services/Advocacy Program. We are inviting curr...

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Singer Publishes Editorial on Improving Community Policing

August 15, 2017 / No Comments

Are police officers enforcers or peacemakers, warriors or guardians? Mark I. Singer, PhD, Leonard W. Mayo Professor in Family and Child Welfare at the Mandel School and Deputy Director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research & Education, and his co-author, former Cuyahoga Metropo...

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Online MSSA Webinar Information Session on August 9th

August 3, 2017 / No Comments

Thinking about becoming a Change Agent and applying to the Online MSSA social work master’s program at the Mandel School? Join us August 9th, 2017 at 1 PM ET to learn more at webinar information session. Our speakers will provide an overview of Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel Schoo...

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New Report on Cuyahoga Partnering for Family Success Process Evaluation

July 27, 2017 / No Comments

The Poverty Center has released its first Briefly Stated report of the year on the process evaluation of the first two years of Partnering for Family Success (PFS), a five-year randomized control study underway in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. The program is a partnership between FrontLine Service, Cuya...

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Instagram Links

July 21, 2017 / No Comments

+ Taking Action for #Charlottesville: List Via Collective Action for Social Justice + Hokenstad Donates $100,000 to International Scholarship Fund + Mandel School Students Gain New Cultural Perspectives This Summer + Staff Honored for Elementary School Donation Drives + $10,000 Guaranteed Annual ...

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One In Four Ohio Children Will Experience Domestic Violence, Study Led by Holmes Finds

July 21, 2017 / No Comments

One in four Ohio children will experience domestic violence before reaching adulthood, according to a new study conducted at the Mandel School at Case Western Reserve University. The lifetime cost from these experiences is nearly $2.2 billion, including $476 million in increased health care, $600...

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Voith Publishes New Study of Intimate Partner Violence Among College-Aged Men

July 21, 2017 / No Comments

The majority of college-aged male aggressors of physical, sexual and emotional violence also reported being victims of violence themselves, both in childhood and as young adults According to new Mandel School research, 60 percent of college-aged men reported being both victims and perpetrators of...

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Staff Honored for Elementary School Donation Drives

July 21, 2017 / No Comments

Wade Park Elementary School in Cleveland showed its appreciation for the many donations received from Mandel School by honoring the organizers and sending a letter of thanks to the school. Last September, Mandel School staff, faculty, and graduate students donated school supplies for the elementa...

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Coulton Presents HRSA DataSpeak Webinar on July 24

July 21, 2017 / No Comments

Distinguished University Professor Claudia Coulton is co-presenting a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) DataSpeaks webinar on Monday, July 24: “Data-Driven Change at the Community Level: Emerging Research on Urban Child Health.” Dr. Coulton is one of the nation’...

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Hokenstad Gives $100,000 to International Scholarship Fund

July 18, 2017 / No Comments

After establishing the Hokenstad International Scholarship Fund in 2014 with a $25,000 donation, M.C. “Terry” Hokenstad, PhD, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, has given the fund another major boost with a $100,000 gift on July 1, 2017, upon the occasion of his retirement f...

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Promoting Smart Decarceration: Research Colloquium on September 8

July 18, 2017 / No Comments

How can decarceration interventions have real world impact? In this research colloquium, Promoting Smart Decarceration through Research, Practice, and Policy Partnerships, our guest speakers will discuss their current research designed for decarceration outcomes and their work to prepare the prof...

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All-Alumni Social Welcoming New Grads on August 24

July 18, 2017 / No Comments

All Mandel School alumni (MSSA, MNO, DSW, PhD, CNM, CML) are invited to meet and mingle as we celebrate our newest alumni from the 2016 and 2017 classes at 16-Bit Bar+Arcade in Lakewood on Thursday, August 24, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. FREE | RSVP VIA EVENTBRITE At the social: Enjoy a complimen...

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Minnes Receives Research Award from Teratology Society

June 29, 2017 / No Comments

Associate Professor Sonia Minnes, PhD, is the recipient of the 2017 Patricia Rodier Mid-Career Award in Research and Mentoring from The Teratology Society. The award was presented Teratology Society’s Annual Meeting on June 25, 2017, in Denver, where Dr. Minnes presented “Project Newborn: What We...

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Poverty Center Evaluates Community Financial Centers

June 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development is serving as the evaluation partner for Community Financial Centers (CFC) that are being implemented at multiple sites in Cleveland under the direction of Cleveland Neighborhood Progress. Modeled after a national program created by Cities for...

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Cleveland Effective Neighboring Project

June 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Cleveland Effective Neighboring Project aims to develop and test strategies to promote “effective neighboring” at the block level in Cleveland neighborhoods. The project is led by the Mandel School’s National Initiative on Mixed Income Communities, in partnership with the fo...

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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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Addiction Studies Institute 2017

June 22, 2017 / No Comments

Join Ric Kruszynski, MSSA, LISW, LICDC, and Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at the annual “Addiction Studies Institute,” hosted by Talbot Hall of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center on August 2-4, 2017 in Columbus, OH. Kruszynski wi...

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All-Things ACT: Q&A Conference Call Series Continues

June 20, 2017 / No Comments

June 21 Topic: “Ohio Behavioral Health Redesign Update” / 9 to 10 am & 12 to 1 pm / WebEx / $0, Free /  The Center for Evidence-Based Practices hosts this must-attend event for Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams every third Wednesday of each month. / “ACT Team Leader ...

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Poverty Center Co-Authors Report on Predictive Modeling of Vacant Properties

June 19, 2017 / No Comments

Several researchers from the Poverty Center co-authored a new report on “Predictive Modeling of Surveyed Property Conditions and Vacancy” published in the proceedings of the 18th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research by the Digital Government Society. Using th...

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