On Oppression, Racism, and Chief Wahoo

April 11, 2017 / No Comments

A statement from Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore: Today is Opening Day for professional baseball in Cleveland, and it’s an appropriate time to remind our Mandel School community of the racism and oppression represented by the Cleveland baseball team’s mascot. As a fan of Cleveland sports,...

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Student Spotlight: Olivia Kaufman

April 10, 2017 / No Comments

Program: MSSA, 1st Year Full Time Online, Children, Youth and Families Hometown: Kansas City, MO Why social work? It took me a while to figure out what I wanted to do with my life and when I had the opportunity to volunteer in a social services agency, I fell in love.  Helping people is truly [&h...

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Retirement Celebration in Honor of Terry Hokenstad on May 9

April 4, 2017 / No Comments

You are cordially invited to join Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore at a Retirement Celebration on Tuesday, May 9th, to honor M.C. “Terry” Hokenstad, PhD, upon the occasion of his retirement from teaching, to celebrate his illustrious 43-year academic career at the Mandel School...

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Apply Now for Ecuador and India; Upcoming Info Sessions

March 31, 2017 / No Comments

Interested in experiential and interdisciplinary learning in Ecuador or India? Want to take your passion for social change international? Seeking to become a big picture thinker? The Mandel School is now accepting applications for its popular short-term study abroad courses during Winter Break: +...

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2017 Capstone Presentations on April 28

March 30, 2017 / No Comments

The 2017 Mandel Leadership Fellows and Child Welfare Fellows Programs invite all students, faculty and staff to their Capstone Presentations on Friday, April 28, 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 ...

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Student Spotlight: Kelly Schmidt

March 27, 2017 / No Comments

Name: Kelly Schmidt Program: MSSA, 1st Year Full Time, Community Practice Hometown: Fremont, Wisconsin Why social work? I started undergraduate studies in psychology, but felt like something was missing. I wanted to work in a helping profession, but with more of a focus on community. I discovered...

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Preparing for Graduation: Loan Repayment and Consolidation

March 24, 2017 / No Comments

On April 18, at 1:00pm in room 108 of the Mandel Center, Matt Colver, the Mandel School’s Assistant Director of Financial Aid will be discussing important information about managing your student loans after you graduate.

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Mandel School Offers $10,000 Guaranteed Annual Scholarship for Fall 2017

March 23, 2017 / No Comments

For the first time in its 100-year history, the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University is offering a minimum $10,000 Guaranteed Annual Scholarship to admitted students. “We want to make it possible for people to make the choice to...

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All-Ohio Institute on Community Psychiatry 2017

March 22, 2017 / No Comments

The Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents workshops on the ACT model, ACT fidelity, SBIRT, and MAT at “13th All-Ohio Institute on Community Psychiatry: Behavioral Health Re-Design: Focus on Recovery for Ohio’s Consumers.” / We look forward to seeing you on March 24-25, 20...

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Fundamentals of Ohio’s Behavioral Health Redesign Training

March 21, 2017 / No Comments

The Center for Evidence-Based Practices encourages providers of behavioral healthcare services in Ohio to attend an important training that will occur on 5 dates in 5 cities throughout the state. / “Fundamentals of Ohio’s Behavioral Health Redesign Training” provides a comprehen...

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Tobacco Recovery for People with Severe Mental Illness, Addiction

March 17, 2017 / No Comments

The Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents “Evidence-Based Interventions for Tobacco Use Disorders” on 3 dates in 3 cities in Ohio! / $0, Free for Ohio providers; $115 for non-Ohio / 3.0 CEUs / This training will examine the impact of tobacco use disorders on individuals with me...

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Build and Sustain Intensive-Treatment Teams with Leadership and Supervision Essentials

March 14, 2017 / No Comments

Deana Leber-George, MEd, LPCC-S, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents a two-day event for team leaders and supervisors committed to recruiting, retaining, and developing highly motivated professionals who are dedicated to providing the best possible care to people with severe menta...

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Center for Innovative Practices presents at the 2017 Behavioral Health Conference

March 13, 2017 / No Comments

Several Senior Trainers and Technical Assistants from our Center for Innovative Practices within the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education presented at 2017 Behavioral Health Conference for the State of Ohio. Maureen Kishna, MSSA, LISW-S in partnership with Megan Hutchens, L...

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Center for EBPs Helps ACT Teams Share Lessons-Learned about Implementation

March 10, 2017 / No Comments

Join Jon Ramos of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices on March 15, 2017  for this professional peer-networking event and learning community. / 9 to 10 am or 12 to 1 pm / WebEx / $0, Free / “ACT Team Leader Conference Calls” provide a forum for Ohio ACT professionals to ask basic a...

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Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Treatment for People with Severe Mental Illness

March 7, 2017 / No Comments

Ric Kruszynski, MSSA, LISW, LICDC, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents this training on 3 dates in 3 cities in Ohio! / A must-attend event highlighting 10 considerations which are essential for programs that provide treatment to individuals with severe and persistent mental illnes...

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