ECUADOR AND INDIA STUDY ABROAD INFO SESSIONS 8/28-29

August 6, 2018 / No Comments

Join us for the International Education Programs’ Winter Break 2018-19 Study Abroad Information Sessions on Tuesday August 28th and Wednesday August 29th. This will be an opportunity to hear from faculty and students about our 3-credit study abroad courses during Winter Break. Bring your lunch an...

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Juvenile Justice Diversion Works, Begun Center Research Shows

August 2, 2018 / No Comments

Researchers from the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education Jeff Kretschmar, PhD, Krystel Tossone, PhD, and Fredrick Butcher, PhD, published “Examining the impact of a juvenile justice diversion program for youth with behavioral health concerns on early adulthood recidivism” ...

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NEOCANDO Data Updates

July 17, 2018 / No Comments

NEOCANDO’s Neighborhood Data Warehouse, a freely-accessible tool that helps people in Northeast Ohio gain insight into neighborhood well-being, has recently been updated with the latest available information for a number of topic areas. You will now find: 2018 data for: USPS vacancy 2017 da...

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The Effects of Redlining in Cleveland Neighborhoods Still Felt Today: Connections Drawn from Sexual Assault Kit Research

July 17, 2018 / No Comments

Many of the Cleveland neighborhoods that banks “redlined” almost a century ago have some of the city’s highest rates of poverty and crime. Although the lending practice of rejecting mortgage applications in specific neighborhoods—more accurately, to minorities—was banned more than 50 years ago, t...

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How health care practitioners can help prevent suicide: New book from Jane Timmons-Mitchell

July 9, 2018 / No Comments

Suicide prevention shouldn’t be limited to hotlines and therapy sessions. In addition, caregivers in hospitals and primary-care offices should be trained to identify suicide warning signs. That’s according to Jane Timmons-Mitchell, PhD, a senior research associate with the Begun Center for Violen...

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Day of Giving Results

June 22, 2018 / No Comments

The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences thanks our students, friends, alumni, staff, faculty and community members for making Day of Giving 2018 such a success. Case Western Reserve University as a whole ended up with a total of 2,609 donors for $1,551,470 in support. Within that CWRU total,...

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Poverty Center Awarded 2018 G. Thomas Kingsley Impact Award

June 22, 2018 / No Comments

New evidence developed by the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development (the Poverty Center) at Case Western Reserve University has prompted local government, nonprofit, and community leaders to advance policies that will protect children in rental homes from lead poisoning, and it is sha...

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How to Use Mapping Tools for Good

June 21, 2018 / No Comments

Join Case Western Reserve University librarians and researchers at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education on Tuesday, July 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a community forum and interactive session on how to use mapping tools for good. The event, Mapping for Good: The Role...

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Taking a Stance on Family Separation Policies

June 19, 2018 / No Comments

Statement by Dean Grover C. Gilmore: The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University joins our social work colleagues at the state and national levels in expressing our deep concern over the policies that are being implemented by the Departm...

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Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addiction and Mental Health Treatment (DDCAT & DDCMHT): Program Leaders Training

June 15, 2018 / No Comments

From the Center for Evidence-Based Practices / This event will provide supervisors and program managers with the opportunity to explore Dual Diagnosis Capability in Addiction Treatment (DDCAT) & Dual Diagnosis Capability in Mental Health Treatment (DDCMHT) and the planning and implementation ...

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Day of Giving 2018

June 14, 2018 / No Comments

On Day of Giving 2018 the Mandel School raised a total of $86,528 was raised from 259 donors. Special THANKS to everyone who was ALL[in] to provide scholarship support to Mandel School students. The school also received a total bonus of $10,000 from the university: $5,000 for exceeding our school...

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Addiction Studies Institute 2018

June 8, 2018 / No Comments

Join the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at the annual “Addiction Studies Institute,” hosted by Talbot Hall of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Register for our workshops. The Institute draws over 850 professionals each year. It is the largest Midwest conference of...

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Welcome Wednesdays For Admitted New Students in June

June 7, 2018 / No Comments

All admitted students are invited to attend a Welcome Wednesday on either June 13 or June 27 at 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Mandel School. Welcome Wednesday is a special event designed to welcome new Fall 2018 students into the Mandel School community and get a head-start on graduate school succes...

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Exploring the Relationship Between Domestic Violence and Homicide: Begun Center Report

June 7, 2018 / No Comments

It’s the question many survivors of domestic violence hear, often incredulously: Why didn’t you just leave? The reality is that leaving an abusive relationship often endangers the survivor or others, even to the point of fearing for their lives. A new report from the Begun Center for Violence Pre...

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Ecuador and India Study Abroad Info Sessions 8/28-29

June 6, 2018 / No Comments

Join us for the International Education Programs’ Winter Break 2018-19 Study Abroad Information Sessions on Tuesday August 28th and Wednesday August 29th. This will be an opportunity to hear from faculty and students about our 3-credit study abroad courses during Winter Break. Bring your lu...

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Thinking About a PhD in Social Welfare?

June 6, 2018 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences’ nationally ranked Doctoral Program offers excellent preparation for careers in social welfare research, policy, and teaching with a curriculum that emphasizes the creative evaluative skills necessary for independent inqui...

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CWRU Board of Trustees Approves New Faculty Appointments

June 5, 2018 / No Comments

On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018, Case Western Reserve University’s Board of Trustees approved the faulty appointment recommendations made by President Barbara Snyder. Congratulations to the following Mandel School staff on their new appointments: Elizabeth Tracy, PhD, Grace Coyle Professor Emer...

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COMMENCEMENT 2018: CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES!

June 5, 2018 / No Comments

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, the Mandel School celebrated Commencement 2017 and the graduation of nearly 200 students! Photo Album on Facebook Several students received dual degrees in Nonprofit Organizations and Public Health. Three students ​received the PhD in Social Welfare. We also had students ...

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Ohio’s 2018 Opiate Conference: Strengthening Ohio’s Communities

June 1, 2018 / No Comments

Join Richard Kruszynski, MSSA, LISW, LICDC, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices on June 11-12 at “Ohio’s 2018 Opiate Conference: Strengthening Ohio’s Communities,” hosted by The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA), in partnership with t...

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Talking to Our Children About Gun Violence, Assuring Them They Will Be Safe

May 30, 2018 / No Comments

Since the February 14 tragedy in Parkland, Begun Center director Daniel J. Flannery, PhD, has received numerous requests from a variety of local and national media outlets, focusing mainly on two questions: How do we protect our kids, and how do we talk with them about school violence? In May, Ne...

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