2017 Fall Open House on November 18th

October 17, 2017 / No Comments

Attend our Fall Open House on Saturday, November 18th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Mandel Community Studies Center (11402 Bellflower Road in Cleveland on the campus of Case Western Reserve University). This event is ideal for both prospective and admitted students! Get an inside look at ou...

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Townsend Appointed Ralph S. and Dorothy P. Schmitt Professor; Celebration on November 3

October 16, 2017 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Aloen L. Townsend, PhD, as the Ralph S. and Dorothy P. Schmitt Professor. A celebration in her honor will be held on November 3, 2017, at 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Jack, Joseph and M...

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National Institute of Justice Grant Awarded to Begun Center for Evaluation of Opioid Overdose Protocol

October 11, 2017 / No Comments

Streamlining investigations and prosecutions of opiate dealers is goal of three-year U.S. Department of Justice-funded research Seeking faster indictments and prosecutions of drug dealers after opioid overdose deaths and a better understanding of non-fatal overdoses, researchers at the Begun Cent...

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JOIN US AND OUR PRESENTERS AT CSWE 2017 APM

October 11, 2017 / No Comments

There are a variety of ways you can join the Mandel School at the Council on Social Work Education 63rd Annual Program Meeting (#APM17), the premiere conference for social work educators and professionals on October 19-22, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. + Visit us at booth #308. We have special gift for...

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Hokenstad International Lecture at 2017 CSWE APM with Dr. Manohar Pawar

October 11, 2017 / No Comments

The Hokenstad International Lecture series was launched in 2007 through an endowment from M. C. “Terry” Hokenstad, a former president and long-time member of CSWE. This year’s lecture will be given during the CSWE Annual Program Meeting in Dallas, Texas, on Friday, October 20, 8:45 am- 10:1...

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Research & Training Lecture on The Grand Challenge to Stop Family Violence

October 9, 2017 / No Comments

All are invited to attend a research lecture on Friday, December 8, about the social work grand challenge to stop family violence with Dr. Richard Barth and Dr. Jill Messing, two national leading experts in child maltreatment and intimate partner violence. This event is co-sponsored by the Mandel...

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CATSJ to Host Events on Indigenizing Futures and Decolonization This Week

October 9, 2017 / No Comments

Friday, October 13th 12:45-2pm TVUC Inamori Center Indigenizing Futures, Decolonizing Our Lands: Indigenous Methods for Transformation Indigenous peoples are on the vanguard of efforts to address domination stemming from colonialism, capitalism and industrialization. Indigenous efforts range from...

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Urban Presents on Sunlight Foundation Webinar Increasing Open Data’s Social Impact with Tactical Data Engagement

October 9, 2017 / No Comments

April Urban, research associate at the Poverty Center, spoke about how to work with Cleveland communities to solve problems with data for the launch of the Sunlight Foundation’s A Guide to Tactical Data Engagement. The guide is a new resource designed to help city leaders and residents collaborat...

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New! Social Justice and NGO Immersion Course in South Africa | Lunch and Learn October 24

October 5, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is thrilled to launch a new 3-credit, short-term study abroad course to South Africa in May 2018, Social Justice and NGO Immersion (SASS 575 / 375L). Led by Associate Professor David Miller, PhD, the course offers undergraduate and graduate students the chance to experience dyna...

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Mandel School to Honor Seven Alumni During 2017 Homecoming and Reunion Celebration

October 5, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School will honor seven accomplished alumni for their notable achievements during this year’s Homecoming and Reunion Celebration Cocktail Reception at 4:30pm on Friday, Oct. 6, at the Mandel School. Each year Alumni Award winners are recognized for professional success, achievement and...

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Lunch and Learn: Poland (1 PD Hour)

September 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School International Education Programs Office invites you to bring your lunch and learn more about Invisible Groups in a New Poland Mandel School study abroad course on Wednesday, October 18 at 1:00pm in Mandel School room #238. Hear from course instructors, Dr. Kathleen Farkas and Dr...

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Mandel School to Host Racial Equity Institute (REI) Training and Workshop

September 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is partnering with Cleveland Neighborhood Progress to bring the Racial Equity Institute (REI) to the School. REI is an alliance of trainers, organizers and institutional leaders from Greensboro, North Carolina,  who have devoted themselves to the work of creating racially equita...

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The Monument Quilt – Supporting Survivors of Rape and Abuse 10/11

September 26, 2017 / No Comments

The Begun Center’s Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) research team is helping host a free event on campus on Wed, Oct 11th, 2017 on the Quad (Euclid and Adelbert) — the Monument Quilt (see attached flyer for more info). The quilt will be displayed from 10-2. (In case of inclement weather, the quilt will b...

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Lunch and Learn: Nicaragua (1 PD Hour)

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School International Education Programs Office invites you to bring your lunch and learn more about Child Development/Child Welfare in Nicaragua Mandel School study abroad course on October 4, 2017 at 12:45pm in Mandel School room #236. Hear from course instructors, Dr. Victor Groza an...

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Motivational Interviewing Enhances Cognitive Enhancement Therapy (CET)

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Scott Gerhard of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents “Engagement: The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing” at the Cognitive Enhancement Therapy (CET) Annual Conference 2017, hosted by CET CLEVELAND. The event takes place September 28-29, 2017 in Cleveland, OH. This confer...

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NIMC Receives $1.8 Million in Funding

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Congratulations to Mark Joseph and the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities on their $1.8 million in new funding! Mixed-income housing communities were supposed to remedy the severe decline in the quality of public housing in the latter part of the 20th century, where families living i...

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What Does Segregation Cost Us? What Can We Do About It? – 1 PD Hour

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Open to the entire campus community, Dr. Amy T. Khare, PhD, MSW and research affiliate for the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, will present her latest paper Fair Housing and Inclusive Communities, part of Th...

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Truth Commission on Poverty- 4 PD Hours

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

The Cleveland Truth Commission on Poverty will be hosting an event next month. Hear personal testimonies about the Poor and what they face in housing, education, health care, employment, the justice system, and a polluted toxic environment. Time: October 14th, 2017 from 10:00 am- 4:00 pm EDT, (4 ...

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Documentary night at the ACLU of Ohio

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

UNDERSTAND THE ORIGIN OF MASS INCARCERATION. VISUALIZE THE 13TH AMENDMENT. Join the ACLU of Ohio to watch and discuss Ava Duvernay’s four-time Emmy Award winning documentary, “13th.” This screening will allow community members and ACLU staff to engage in a conversation about the priso...

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Motivational Interviewing Equips Mental-Health Teams with Clinical Expertise

September 19, 2017 / No Comments

Jeremy Evenden and Scott Gerhard of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices present Motivational Interviewing (MI) training in September & October 2017 for Ohio’s Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) teams and other behavioral healthcare prov...

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