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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Center Supports Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) with Consulting, Training, Evaluation and Free Educational Resources

May 11, 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 ACT services, plan to implement ACT services, and wish to integrate ACT with I...

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Regional Meetings for ACT | Assertive Community Treatment

May 4, 2018 / No Comments

May 9, 2018 / Free Learning Community from the Center for Evidence-Based Practices / “Regional Meetings for Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)” are professional peer-networking events for individuals from multiple disciplines and systems of care who serve people diagnosed with severe...

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Poverty Center Researcher Beth Anthony Describes How Social Workers Can Help Families Navigate Foreclosure

April 30, 2018 / No Comments

Mid-April, phys.org debuted the post Study suggest social workers could help families navigate foreclosure, protect the American Dream. This post featured the Poverty Center’s research assistant professor, Elizabeth Anthony. “The loss of one’s home fundamentally destabilizes a family ...

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Quality Leadership Styles Inspire Best in Treatment Teams

April 29, 2018 / No Comments

6.5 CEUs / From the Center for Evidence-Based Practices / Leadership is essential for quality supervision and team management. Leadership is about creating conditions in which all staff members can perform to their fullest potential—independently, collaboratively, and effectively toward a common ...

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

April 27, 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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Experiential Learning and Quality Supervision Create Best Treatment Teams for Mental Health and Addiction Services

April 23, 2018 / No Comments

Did you know?! / The Center for Evidence-Based Practices helps supervisors, service-team members, program managers, and administrators integrate new knowledge and skills into practice by offering a menu of training opportunities, all of which are designed to emphasize social interaction and exper...

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Foundations of Motivational Interviewing, Part 1 (Akron, OH)

April 19, 2018 / No Comments

5.5 CEUs / From the Center for Evidence-Based Practices / “Foundations of Motivational Interviewing, Part 1” introduces the philosophy and essential constructs of this evidence-based treatment. Participate in skill-building exercises to learn MI’s client-centered approaches for ...

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It’s Time to Do Something: Daniel J. Flannery Interviewed by News 5 Cleveland on Gun Violence in Schools

April 18, 2018 / No Comments

“Violence from guns affects all of us, and it’s time to do something about it.” Dr. Daniel J. Flannery had much to say on the topic of gun violence to Mike Brookbank of News Channel 5 WEWS in March. Thousands of national organizations and individuals have signed on to the “...

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Trauma Center Launches at the Mandel School

April 17, 2018 / No Comments

Due to its widespread impact and long-term effects, trauma has emerged as a significant public health concern throughout the world. It is now the focus of a new training and research center at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, the top-ranked school of social wo...

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

April 16, 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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Poverty Center and Cleveland Neighborhood Progress Release Progress Index Neighborhood Data Tool

April 15, 2018 / No Comments

Developed by Cleveland Neighborhood Progress (CNP) and the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development (Poverty Center) at Case Western Reserve University, the Progress Index is a new tool that tracks housing and economic mobility in the City of Cleveland neighborhoods. Powered by the Pover...

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2018 Capstone Presentations on May 4

April 10, 2018 / No Comments

The 2018 Mandel Leadership Fellows and Child Welfare Fellows Programs invite all students, faculty and staff to their Capstone Presentations on Friday, May 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Mandel School Noble Commons.  Includes refreshments. No RSVP necessary. 2 PD Hours available.  The fol...

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Civil Rights and Social Justice Leader Dean Larry E. Davis to Deliver 2018 Commencement Address

April 10, 2018 / No Comments

  Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore announces Dean Larry E. Davis, PhD, (School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh) as Mandel School’s 2018 Commencement speaker on Sunday, May 20. During commencement, Dean Davis will be presented with the The Herman D. Stein Distinguished Social Work E...

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Polish Feminisms Seminar and The Ohio Chapter Kościuszko Foundation 2018 Symposium

April 6, 2018 / No Comments

Lunch Time Seminar on Polish Feminisms Mandel School. Room 336. April 12th from 12:45pm-2:00pm. We invite you to a seminar led by Professor Joanna Trzeciak Huss from Kent State University on April 12th at 12:45pm-2:00pm.  She is a noted translator and professor of Russian and Polish who has trans...

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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Learning Community for Service Teams

April 4, 2018 / No Comments

Third Wednesday of each month! / From the Center for Evidence-Based Practices / “ACT Team Leader Conference Calls” provide a monthly forum for Ohio’s Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) professionals to ask basic and advanced questions about the implementation of ACT services, t...

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Quality Leadership Brings Out Best in Treatment Teams

March 30, 2018 / No Comments

6.5 CEUs / From the Center for Evidence-Based Practices / Leadership is essential for quality supervision and team management. Leadership is about creating conditions in which all staff members can perform to their fullest potential—independently, collaboratively, and effectively toward a common ...

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