Experiential Learning and Quality Supervision Create Best Treatment Teams for Mental Health and Addiction Services

April 23, 2018 / No Comments

Did you know?! / The Center for Evidence-Based Practices helps supervisors, service-team members, program managers, and administrators integrate new knowledge and skills into practice by offering a menu of training opportunities, all of which are designed to emphasize social interaction and exper...

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Foundations of Motivational Interviewing, Part 1 (Akron, OH)

April 19, 2018 / No Comments

5.5 CEUs / From the Center for Evidence-Based Practices / “Foundations of Motivational Interviewing, Part 1” introduces the philosophy and essential constructs of this evidence-based treatment. Participate in skill-building exercises to learn MI’s client-centered approaches for ...

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It’s Time to Do Something: Daniel J. Flannery Interviewed by News 5 Cleveland on Gun Violence in Schools

April 18, 2018 / No Comments

“Violence from guns affects all of us, and it’s time to do something about it.” Dr. Daniel J. Flannery had much to say on the topic of gun violence to Mike Brookbank of News Channel 5 WEWS in March. Thousands of national organizations and individuals have signed on to the “...

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Trauma Center Launches at the Mandel School

April 17, 2018 / No Comments

Due to its widespread impact and long-term effects, trauma has emerged as a significant public health concern throughout the world. It is now the focus of a new training and research center at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, the top-ranked school of social wo...

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Foundations of Motivational Interviewing, Part 2 (Mentor, OH)

April 16, 2018 / No Comments

5.5 CEUs / From the Center for Evidence-Based Practices / “Foundations of Motivational Interviewing, Part 2” builds upon Part 1 and explores your experiences with using this evidence-based treatment in your work with people diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance use disorders....

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2018 Capstone Presentations on May 4

April 10, 2018 / No Comments

The 2018 Mandel Leadership Fellows and Child Welfare Fellows Programs invite all students, faculty and staff to their Capstone Presentations on Friday, May 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Mandel School Noble Commons.  Includes refreshments. No RSVP necessary. 2 PD Hours available.  The fol...

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Civil Rights and Social Justice Leader Dean Larry E. Davis to Deliver 2018 Commencement Address

April 10, 2018 / No Comments

  Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore announces Dean Larry E. Davis, PhD, (School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh) as Mandel School’s 2018 Commencement speaker on Sunday, May 20. During commencement, Dean Davis will be presented with the The Herman D. Stein Distinguished Social Work E...

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Polish Feminisms Seminar and The Ohio Chapter Kościuszko Foundation 2018 Symposium

April 6, 2018 / No Comments

Lunch Time Seminar on Polish Feminisms Mandel School. Room 336. April 12th from 12:45pm-2:00pm. We invite you to a seminar led by Professor Joanna Trzeciak Huss from Kent State University on April 12th at 12:45pm-2:00pm.  She is a noted translator and professor of Russian and Polish who has trans...

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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Learning Community for Service Teams

April 4, 2018 / No Comments

Third Wednesday of each month! / From the Center for Evidence-Based Practices / “ACT Team Leader Conference Calls” provide a monthly forum for Ohio’s Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) professionals to ask basic and advanced questions about the implementation of ACT services, t...

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Quality Leadership Brings Out Best in Treatment Teams

March 30, 2018 / No Comments

6.5 CEUs / From the Center for Evidence-Based Practices / Leadership is essential for quality supervision and team management. Leadership is about creating conditions in which all staff members can perform to their fullest potential—independently, collaboratively, and effectively toward a common ...

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Social Work Practice with Older Adults Research Poster Session

March 30, 2018 / No Comments

Social Work Practice with Older Adults Research Poster Session Tuesday, April 10, 1-2pm, Noble Commons. Free pizza lunch will be provided. 1 PD Hour This event is made possible by the MSASS Office of Research and Training. Posters to be presented are: Depression in Older Adults by Shanice Campbel...

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ASAM Criteria Training: Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

March 30, 2018 / No Comments

10 dates, 9 cities in Ohio! / The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is sponsoring 10 two-day, application-focused training events that provide physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with an in-depth look at the American Society of Addiction Medi...

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CATSJ To Host “Hearing the Silence” Art Installation on Sexual Harassment and Assault; April 2-8

March 29, 2018 / No Comments

Collective Action Towards Social Justice will be hosting this semester’s Arts in Action series, titled “Hearing the Silence“, that focuses on sexual harassment and assault next week, 4/2 – 4/8. The art installation presents clothing representations of 24 sexual assault sur...

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Motivational Interviewing (MI) Training Series Supports Expert Clinical Care

March 26, 2018 / No Comments

Hosted by Center for Evidence-Based Practices / 5.5 CEUs each event / Help people discover and talk about their desire for personal change, like managing symptoms of mental illness; reducing the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; and improving physical health. Attend our Center’s Mot...

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Serial Sex Offenders More Opportunistic Than Methodical: Rachel Lovell Interviewed by News 5 WEWS Cleveland

March 20, 2018 / No Comments

Journalist Homa Bash of News 5 Cleveland WEWS interviewed the Begun Center’s Rachel Lovell, PhD, who led the Center’s Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) investigation research team in analyzing more than 800 sexual assault kits from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, dating from 1993 to 2...

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Mandel School Secures #9 RANKING IN U.S. AND #1 IN OHIO BY 2019 U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT

March 20, 2018 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University is once again ranked No. 9 nationally and No. 1 in Ohio, according to the newest ranking of graduate schools released this week by U.S. News & World Report — a familiar spot for the interna...

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Joseph’s Power of Diversity Lecture

March 14, 2018 / No Comments

The Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity Power of Diversity Lecture Series continues with a talk by Mark L. Joseph, the Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Associate Professor in Community Development and founding director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities. Joseph ...

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WVIZ/PBS Ideas Invites Daniel J. Flannery to Speak on Preventing Gun Violence

March 13, 2018 / No Comments

“This week marks one month since 17 students and staff members were killed in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida,” host Rick Jackson began this week’s episode of WVIZ/PBS Ideas. “In memory of those victims, students across the country a...

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Begun Center’s SAKI Team Gaining Better Understanding of Sexual Offenders

March 12, 2018 / No Comments

The Sexual Assault Kit Investigation team at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education has experts re-thinking what was previously believed about the patterns of serial rapists—that they don’t stick with the same modus operandi. Instead, offenders in reported rape cases appe...

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Poverty Center Brief Examines Neighborhood Preschool Need in Cuyahoga County

March 7, 2018 / No Comments

Research from the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development shows that quality early childhood education is important to child well-being. In Cuyahoga County, expanding access to high quality preschool is a key component in improving child well-being. The brief Star Rated High Quality Pre...

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