Center for EBPs Helps Managers of Ohio Adult-Care Facilities Motivate Residents for Housing Success

February 16, 2017 / No Comments

In an effort to increase housing stability among people with mental illness, addiction, and co-occurring disorders, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) has teamed up with the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University to host an impor...

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How to: Add the Mandel School Events Calendar to your personal Google Calendar

February 16, 2017 / No Comments

Want to sync the Mandel School Events calendar with your personal Google Calendar? Open the events calendar and click the small Google icon in the lower right hand corner: The Mandel School Events Calendar will now appear in the “My Calendars” section of your Google Calendar; click the icon next ...

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Spirituality Panel hosted by Dr. Laura Voith on February 21

February 16, 2017 / No Comments

Dr. Voith will be opening her class this Tuesday, 2/21, from 9:30 – 10:30am for students to attend a Spirituality Panel, comprised of spiritual leaders from Catholic, Islam, Judaism, and Protestant faiths. After attending the panel students will 1) be able to explain the basic tenets and pr...

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Learn Motivational Interviewing (MI) to Build Trust, Relationships for Change

February 15, 2017 / No Comments

Scott Gerhard, MA, LSW, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents “MI, Part 1” (April 12) and “MI, Part 2” (May 3) in Columbus, OH / Help people discover and talk about their desire for personal change, like managing symptoms of mental illness; reducing the use o...

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April 27 Nonprofit Panel on Volunteerism and Philanthropy

February 15, 2017 / No Comments

Every nonprofit organization needs to know: How do you engage volunteers? Attend a “lunch-and-learn” panel discussion on Thursday, April 27, at 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Mandel Community Studies Center on the campus of Case Western Reserve (or online via livestream) to explore vo...

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Donated Items Requested for Guatemala Study Abroad Trip

February 13, 2017 / No Comments

The Study Abroad course to Guatemala over Spring Break, led by faculty members Victor Groza and Zoe Breen Wood, accepts and distributes donated items to several charitable organizations in Guatemala — which they and the students personally transport in their luggage. These donations are always gr...

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Save the Date: Social Work Day at the United Nations on April 17

February 13, 2017 / No Comments

Mandel School students are invited to participate in Social Work Day at the United Nations headquarters in New York City with Dr. Terry Hokenstad on April 17th, 2017. Learn more about this opportunity at an Information Session on Tuesday, March 7, at 1:00 p.m. at the Mandel School Room 236. Socia...

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Data Days Cleveland 2017 Celebrates Civic Technology, Data and Doers

February 10, 2017 / No Comments

The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Mandel School is one of the driving forces behind Data Days Cleveland on Thursday, March 2nd through Saturday, March 4th — Cleveland’s first annual celebration of civic technology, data and the doers working to improve Northeast O...

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ACT Team Leader Conference Calls

February 9, 2017 / No Comments

Join Jon Ramos of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices on February 15, 2017  for this professional peer-networking event and learning community. / 9 to 10 am or 12 to 1 pm / WebEx / $0, Free / “ACT Team Leader Conference Calls” provide a forum for Ohio ACT professionals to ask basi...

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Social Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion on March 23

February 7, 2017 / No Comments

Learn more about Northeast Ohio’s most successful social entrepreneurships from the people who founded them. This “lunch-and-learn” panel discussion on Thursday, March 23, at 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Mandel Community Studies Center in Cleveland on the campus of Case Wester...

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Claudia Coulton Believes MetroHealth High School Can Help Break Cycle of Poverty

February 3, 2017 / No Comments

Dr. Claudia Coulton, co-director of the Poverty Center, spoke with The Cleveland Plain Dealer on how a new school could help break the cycle of poverty in “New high school at Metrohealth hospital gives students’ careers a shot in the arm” on February 1, 2017. Created this academ...

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Inside the Donor’s Mind: The Science of Giving on February 23

February 3, 2017 / No Comments

What does the evidence-based research tell us about how to motivate donors? Explore this timely topic at Inside the Donor’s Mind: The Science of Giving on Thursday, February 23, at 12:30 p.m. with speaker Daniel J. Mansoor, who will go beyond anecdotes, gut feelings, and traditions to ident...

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Rob Fischer Wants Poor Communities to have Better Access to Healthier Food

February 3, 2017 / No Comments

Dr. Robert Fischer, co-director of the Poverty Center, expressed his concerns to Newsnet 5 for their report “Food stamp families buying a lot of soft drinks” on February 2, 2017. According to a recent USDA report, while the spending habits of  families receiving SNAP benefits are simi...

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