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 Instructor Training and Appreciation Celebration on June 29

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

All Mandel School Field Instructors and Task Supervisors in the On Campus MSSA, Online MSSA, and Intensive Weekend 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...

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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, was one of the speakers at TEDxAkron on Saturday May 20th, 2017 at the Goodyear Theater in Akron, Ohio. WATCH: Challenging the Myths of Sexual Assault TEDx is “a program of local...

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Miller Studies Prostate Cancer Awareness and Screening Options Among Minority Men

April 13, 2017 / No Comments

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States.  It is estimated that 26,120 deaths from this disease will occur this year.  Although the number of deaths from prostate cancer continues to decline among all men, the death rate remains more than twice as hi...

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Prince Receives NIMHD/LRP Funding for Research of Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

April 13, 2017 / No Comments

Assistant Professor Dana Prince obtained funding from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities Loan Repayment Program (NIMHD/LRP) to support her research program “Pathways to Well Being for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care.” Current research demonstrates that youth who exit ...

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