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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Field Supervisor Training and Appreciation Celebration on June 29

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

All Mandel School Field Instructors and Task Supervisors in the on-campus and online MSSA programs are invited to a Field Instructor Training and Appreciation Celebration on Thursday, June 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. As part of our Centennial celebration, we will be featuring a very special g...

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Mandel Council Representative Spotlight: Laurel Sutherin

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

Position: 12-Month Advanced Standing Representative Program: MSSA, 12 Month Advanced Standing, Health Concentration Hometown: Chagrin Falls, OH Why social work? I chose the social work field because I truly want to make a difference in at least one person’s life and I want to be working in ...

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CSWE President To Deliver 2017 Commencement Address, Receive Advocate for Human Rights Award

May 5, 2017 / No Comments

As the voice of social work education in America, the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) represents more than 750 accredited undergraduate and graduate programs of professional social work. Its President and Chief Executive Officer, Darla Spence Coffey, PhD, MSW, will deliver the Jack, Josep...

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Holmes Appointed to National Advisory Committee to Improve Child Welfare

April 28, 2017 / No Comments

Megan R. Holmes, PhD, Assistant Professor, was appointed in March to the National Advisory Committee (NAC) of the National Quality Improvement Center on Child Welfare Involved Children and Families Experiencing Domestic Violence (QIC-CW/DV), a collaborative project led by Futures Without Violence...

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Voith Publishes Study of Violent Victimization Among Disadvantaged Young Adults

April 28, 2017 / No Comments

Laura A. Voith, PhD, Assistant Professor, was the lead author of “Violent Victimization Among Disadvantaged Young Adults Exposed to Early Family Conflict and Abuse: A 24-Year Prospective Study of the Victimization Cycle Across Gender,” a study published in the journal Violence and Vic...

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Voith Publishes Exploratory Study on Empowering Traumatized Girls

April 28, 2017 / No Comments

Laura A. Voith, PhD, Assistant Professor, was lead author of an exploratory study published in the Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma which used focus groups and participant-observation to examine areas of personal development, knowledge, and skills that former graduates, staff, and adminis...

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Research ShowCASE on April 21st Featuring Mandel School

April 19, 2017 / No Comments

On Friday, April 21, hundreds of researchers, scientists and scholars will gather in Case Western Reserve’s Veale Convocation Center for the annual Research ShowCASE, a day filled with exploration and discovery of the university’s exciting research. Check out the full list of Mandel School presen...

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Rachel Lovell to Speak at TEDxAkron on May 20

April 17, 2017 / No Comments

Dr. Rachel Lovell, Senior Research Associate at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, will be one of the speakers at the TEDxAkron event on Saturday May 20th, 2017 at the Goodyear Theater in Akron, Ohio. TEDx is “a program of local, self-organized events that brin...

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