Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Learning Community Highlights Social Security

September 18, 2017 / No Comments

Jon Ramos of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices hosts the free monthly ACT Team Leader Conference Call Series on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 9 to 10 am & 12 to 1 pm via WebEx. This month’s topic is “Expediting Access to Social Security: Ohio’s New Approach.”...

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The Covenant Food Pantry for Graduate Students

September 14, 2017 / No Comments

The Covenant Food Pantry provides free food and related items to graduate students in University Circle who are facing food insecurity and in need of assistance. The Covenant Food Pantry is a welcoming and supportive project of Covenant Student Ministries and Church of the Covenant – we are here ...

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Free Membership to Social Work and Nonprofit Professional Organizations for Students

September 14, 2017 / No Comments

We’re happy to share the Mandel School will cover the cost of each student’s new membership or renewal to one of the nonprofit professional or social work organization below. Below is a list of organizations and ways to register. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, September 26. Conta...

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50th Annual Midwest School Social Work Conference on October 12th – 13th, 2017

September 13, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is thrilled to be a gold sponsor for the 50th Annual Midwest School Social Work Conference on October 12th – 13th, 2017. The conference is an opportunity for social workers to enhance their role in analyzing, formulating, and advocating for child and adolescent mental heal...

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Social Justice Institute Teach-In

September 12, 2017 / No Comments

We invite you to join us for the Social Justice Institute Teach-In: Authoritarianism and its Challenges to Democracy and College Campuses on Friday, September 29 from 12:45-2:00 pm in Clapp Hall, Room 108, 2080 Adelbert Road. White nationalists have been legitimated and emboldened by a presidenti...

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On Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: A Message from the Dean

September 8, 2017 / No Comments

Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore, PhD sent this message to all Mandel School students, alumni, faculty, and staff on September 8, 2017: We at the Mandel School have followed with sorrow the news of lives lost and unimaginable damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. Our thoughts have been with o...

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Lunch and Learn Series: Guatemala (1 PD hour)

September 7, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School International Education Program invites you to bring your lunch and learn more about their Guatemala study abroad course on September 19th or 27th. Attendance is only required for one. Hear from Dr. Victor Groza and Dr. Zoe Breen Wood as they host a lunch and learn session on &#...

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Online MSSA Webinar Information Session on September 13th

September 7, 2017 / No Comments

Thinking about applying to the Online Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA, equivalent to MSW) program? View our information session to learn more. Wednesday, September 13, 2017  (1 -2pm Eastern Daylight Time) During this web-based presentation, our speakers will provide an overview o...

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CWRU and Mandel School Oppose End of DACA; Rally at 4pm

September 5, 2017 / No Comments

Statement by Dean Grover C. Gilmore opposing the end of DACA: The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is an inclusive community that welcomes ALL. We dream and act to build a more just world, and we decry any action by our federal government to turn away Dreamers. We ...

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Hispanic Heritage Month with Dr. Melanie Domenech-Rodríguez (2 PD hours)

September 1, 2017 / No Comments

Join the Mandel School as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with two presentations by Dr. Melanie Domenech-Rodríguez. (2 PD hours) FOR FACULTY & STAFF: Monday, Oct. 2nd from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. “From Eggshells to Solid Ground: Skills to Navigate the Complexities of Truly Diverse Contexts”...

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Student Employment Opportunities at the Poverty Center

September 1, 2017 / No Comments

The positions have been filled. Thank you to all who applied. Future student employee positions will be posted as available. The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development has two positions open for graduate student assistants. The positions are open to any CWRU graduate students; preferre...

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Harassment, Bullying, and Stalking: Older People as Victims (3 CEUs and Scholarship Giveaways)

August 31, 2017 / No Comments

The Greater Cleveland Elder Abuse/Domestic Violence Roundtable presents: Harassment, Bullying, and Stalking: Older People as Victims Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert Eckardt, Former Executive Vice President, The Cleveland Foundation Plus: Local experts will discuss professional approaches toward haras...

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Common Reading, Fall 2017: Hillbilly Elegy

August 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School has selected Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance as its common reading book for new Fall 2017 social work and nonprofit management Master’s students. This faculty-selected book addresses a range of social problems and touches on many i...

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Mandel School Welcomes 2017 Doctoral Students

August 27, 2017 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is excited to welcome the cohort 2017 doctoral students. There are six students entering this academic year. (R-L) David E. Biegel, PhD, Hyunjun Lee, Cheryl Ross Appline, Liuhong Yang, Kylie Evans, Paul Tuschman, and Fei Wang. H...

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Doctoral Program Open House

August 25, 2017 / No Comments

Thinking about a PhD degree in Social Welfare? The Mandel School’s nationally ranked doctoral program offers excellent preparation for those careers with a curriculum that emphasizes the creative and evaluative skills necessary for independent inquiry, critical thinking, teaching, and research. L...

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Registering Incarcerated Voters with ACLU of Ohio’s Voting in Jail: An Organizer’s Toolkit.

August 25, 2017 / No Comments

On Friday, September 22nd from 3pm-4:30pm, the National Association of Social Workers will host a free CEU course, “Registering Incarcerated Voters with ACLU of Ohio’s Voting in Jail: An Organizer’s Toolkit.” (1 PD hour) Every year, thousands of incarcerated Ohioans miss an important opportunity ...

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Mix and Mingle with the Mandel School Student-Alumni Network

August 25, 2017 / No Comments

This fall we’re happy to introduce you to a new student-led organization called The Mandel School Student-Alumni Network. The purpose and mission of this network is to facilitate active relationships between students and alumni through professional development and networking opportunities. The Ma...

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Ecuador and India Brown Bag Info Sessions – August 29 & 30

August 24, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School International Education Program will be hosting a Brown Bag Lunch Series providing information on upcoming Study Abroad opportunities. The first two Brown Bag Lunch Series will take place on August 29th and 30th. Application deadline for these two study abroad courses are Septem...

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A Message from Dean Gilmore: August 2017

August 16, 2017 / No Comments

As we are embarking on a new academic year and welcoming hundreds of new students who will be trained to be effective Change Agents, we are confronted each day with the ills of our nation – from the frightening threat of nuclear war, to the devastating opioid epidemic, to the horrific and heartbr...

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