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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Mandel School to be Institutional Sponsor of NASEM Study

May 29, 2018 / No Comments

The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is set to be one of 64 institutional sponsors of the NASEM study on Integrating Social Needs Care into the Delivery of Health Care to Improve the Nation’s Health. An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicin...

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Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Treatment Considerations for Individuals with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI)

May 28, 2018 / No Comments

3.0 CEUs / From the Center for Evidence-Based Practices / This training highlights 10 considerations that are essential for programs that provide treatment to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and addiction to alcohol and other drugs (co-occurring disorders). It will ex...

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

May 25, 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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Rob Fischer Interviewed by Channel 5

May 23, 2018 / No Comments

  Rob Fischer, Associate Professor, chair of the Masters of Nonprofits organization at the Mandel School and the Co-director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development was recently interviewed by Channel 5 regarding the Cuyahoga County Department of Children and Family Services...

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Laura Voith Weighs-In On Risky Sexual Behaviors Among Adolescence on Cleveland.com

May 23, 2018 / No Comments

Boys and girls have different reasons for engaging in risky sexual behavior, suggests a recent study with ties to Case Western Reserve University. Past child abuse led to risky sexual behavior for boys in the study, explained Laura Voith, assistant professor at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel...

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Center Supports Integrated Treatment for Mental Health and Addiction with Consulting, Training, Evaluation and Free Educational Resources

May 18, 2018 / No Comments

Did you know?! / The Center for Evidence-Based Practices provides technical assistance (consulting, training & fidelity evaluation) to behavioral healthcare organizations in Ohio and other states that are providing Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) services, plan to implement Integrat...

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Professor Elizabeth M. Tracy Retires After 30 Years of Service

May 15, 2018 / No Comments

Elizabeth M. Tracy is the Grace Longwell Coyle Professor in Social Work at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. For the last 30 years, Dr. Tracy has taught courses in direct social work practice theory and methods in the master level program and a seminar in socia...

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Begun Center Research Identifies Previously Missing DNA Profiles & Solves Cold Cases

May 14, 2018 / No Comments

“It can’t only be Cuyahoga County that has the problem [of missing DNA profiles].” Rachel Lovell, PhD, of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education weighed in on a Cleveland Plain Dealer story about the Owed DNA project on which the Begun Center is collabor...

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