NNIP: Where Data Geeks Go To Meet

May 24, 2017 / No Comments

By April Urban Last week, the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) hosted its spring meeting in Baltimore. NNIP is a collaboration of the Urban Institute and local partners in 30 cities to further the development and use of neighborhood-level information systems for community build...

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Mandel Council Representative Spotlight: Jessica Switzer

May 22, 2017 / No Comments

Position: Director of Finance Program: MSSA , 2nd Year Full Time, Health/ MPH, Health Policy and Administration Hometown: Strongsville, OH Why social work? I have always loved volunteering with populations in need. I began volunteering at a summer camp for ventilator dependent children when I was...

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ACT Implementation Guide Booklet

May 19, 2017 / No Comments

Free PDF resource from the Center for Evidence-Based Practices! / This four-page booklet helps organizations implement Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice for people with severe mental illness. This document is organized as a checklist of activities in 5 stages of cha...

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Personal Change from the Inside Out

May 17, 2017 / No Comments

Deborah Myers, MEd, LPCC-SC, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents three new Motivational Interviewing (MI) events in June 2017! / Register online today. / Help people discover and talk about their desire for personal change, like managing symptoms of mental illness; reducing the us...

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Build Top-Notch ACT Teams and Services

May 17, 2017 / No Comments

Registration deadline is May 24! / ACT training event from Center for Evidence-Based Practices takes place on May 31 – June 1, 2017 / Columbus, OH / 6 CEUs + Supervision Credits / $0, Free for Ohio ACT team leaders; $250 for non-Ohio / “ACT Team Leader Training” is a two-day eve...

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Doctoral Program Open House June 20

May 17, 2017 / No Comments

Is your goal to pursue a career in social welfare research, policy, teaching, or human services leadership? The Mandel School’s nationally ranked doctoral program offers excellent preparation for those careers with a curriculum that emphasizes the creative and evaluative skills necessary for inde...

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Student Wins Honorable Mention in CWRU Study Abroad Photo Contest

May 17, 2017 / No Comments

Chelsea Flannigan, second year MSSA student, won honorable mention in the 2017 Case Western Reserve Study Abroad photo contest for her image below from our short term spring break trip to Guatemala. Congratulations Chelsea!

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Commencement 2017: Congratulations, Graduates!

May 16, 2017 / No Comments

On Sunday, May 21, 2017, the Mandel School will celebrate Commencement 2017 and the graduation of nearly 150 students! Students/Families/Faculty: For complete event details, please visit msass.case.edu/Commencement. The day-long celebration will feature: + Morning Robing and Light Breakfast for G...

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Welcome Event for New Intensive Weekend Students on June 10

May 16, 2017 / No Comments

All new and prospective Intensive Weekend MSSA students are invited to A Special Welcome on Saturday, June 10, at the Mandel Center for Community Studies from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This event that will serve as a time to: Connect with key faculty and staff members at the Mandel School; Discuss det...

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Master of Nonprofit Organization (MNO) Informational Lunch on June 15

May 16, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School’s Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) is a valued graduate degree for Case Western Reserve’s working professionals seeking to become effective, ethical nonprofit leaders committed to building a strong mission-driven organization. Alumni of the program include Eri...

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Welcome Wednesdays For Admitted Students in June

May 16, 2017 / No Comments

All admitted students are invited to attend a Welcome Wednesday on either June 7, June 14, June 21, or June 28 at 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Mandel School. Welcome Wednesday is a special event designed to welcome new Fall 2017 students into the Mandel School community and get a head-start on grad...

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Explore ACT Implementation Process

May 15, 2017 / No Comments

Join Jon Ramos of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices on May 17, 2017  and get answers to your questions about implementing an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program. / 9 to 10 am or 12 to 1 pm / WebEx / $0, Free / Our monthly “ACT Team Leader Conference Call” is a profession...

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10 Best Practices in Addiction Treatment for Individuals with Mental Illness

May 11, 2017 / No Comments

Richard Kruszynski, MSSA, LISW, LICDC, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents on May 17 in Mentor, OH. His training highlights 10 best practices for programs that provide treatment to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and addiction to alcohol and other drug...

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Joseph Awarded Best Book in Urban Affairs Honorable Mention

May 11, 2017 / No Comments

Mark Joseph, PhD, Associate Professor and founding director of the National Initiative on Mixed Income Communities, is the 2017 recipient of the Best Book in Urban Affairs Honorable Mention Award presented by the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) for Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Peri...

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Online MSSA “Alumni Spotlight” Webinar on May 17

May 10, 2017 / No Comments

Want to know more about our Online Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) and hear from a successful alumna of the program? Attend our upcoming live webinar on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at noon EST.  During this live, web-based presentation, we will welcome a graduate of the Online MSSA...

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Compassion Propelled Social Work Pioneer to Peerless Career

May 9, 2017 / No Comments

It’s only fitting that trinkets of owls—a universal symbol of wisdom—adorn the office of M.C. “Terry” Hokenstad, a social work pioneer whose influence on research, education and policy extends far beyond the campus of Case Western Reserve University, where he’s served his students, colleagues and...

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Admitted Student Financial Aid Webinar on June 1 or August 1

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

Join us for a financial aid webinar for admitted students on either Thursday, June 1, at 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m OR Tuesday, August 1, at 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m (Eastern Standard Time). This webinar is designed for students who have confirmed their admission to the Mandel School and intend to enroll...

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Admitted Student Webinar May 16th

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

Join us for an admitted student webinar on Tuesday, May 16th, from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. where you will have a chance to learn more from our Director of Admissions, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, and the Director of Field Education about next steps and pertinent information moving forward. RS...

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Alumna Ruth White, MSSA 1996, Leads Housing and Child Welfare Efforts

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

Ruth White, MSSA 1996, recently published two articles in the Spring 2017 CW360° magazine from the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, which explores the impact of housing and homelessness on child well-being. White is the executive director and co-founder of the National Center for Hou...

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