Coulton Inducted as 2017 SSWR Fellow

January 4, 2017 / No Comments

Congratulations to Claudia J. Coulton, PhD, Lillian F. Harris Professor of Urban Research & Social Change and Distinguished University Professor, on her induction into the 2017 class of Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR). She is honored for advancing the social work pr...

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2017 SSWR: Faculty and Student Presenters

January 4, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is proud to be participating in the Society for Social Work Research’s 21st Annual Conference, on January 11-15, 2017, in New Orleans. In addition to having a booth at the conference (#102), one of our faculty members, Claudia Coulton, PhD, was chosen as a 2017 SSWR Fellow and w...

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Donate to the Soad Mansour International Scholarship Fund

December 16, 2016 / No Comments

The Mandel School is pleased to announce the Soad Mansour International Scholarship Fund, which was founded upon Soad’s retirement from the school last year to help realize her dream of providing a scholarship to international students from developing countries, to provide additional funds ...

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High Youth Unemployment Contributes to Youth Idleness

December 13, 2016 / No Comments

In the article “Pathway to Resilience will focus on jobs to curb youth violence”  on December 7th 2016,  The Plain Dealer discusses an analysis from earlier this year in “Research shows link between joblessness and youth violence: Pathways to Peace” by Claudia Coulton, co-...

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In Memoriam: Fall 2016 / Winter 2017

December 12, 2016 / No Comments

With sadness, the Mandel School announces the passing of our extraordinary alumni and friends. We extend heartfelt condolences to their loved ones. (This “In Memoriam” was originally published in the Fall 2016 / Winter 2017 issue of action magazine.) Ruth Dilley Sims, MSSA 1937 (pictu...

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Alumni News: Fall 2016 / Winter 2017

December 12, 2016 / No Comments

We recognize the many achievements and contributions Mandel School alumni make in all corners of the world. Please send your news to: Nada Di Franco (nada.difranco@case.edu) and include your name, class year, email address and phone number. (This Alumni News was originally featured in the Fall 20...

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With peace and hope: A message from Dean Gilmore

December 9, 2016 / No Comments

Dear Mandel School Community, As the fall semester is concluding and everyone prepares for a much-needed winter break, I wanted to take this opportunity to offer my gratitude to you, reflect on the past few months, and look to what lies ahead in 2017 for fighters for social justice. First: My mos...

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Engaging People in Discussions about Health-Related Changes

December 8, 2016 / No Comments

Jeremy S. Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents a workshop on Health Behavior Change at “Ohio’s Behavioral Health Conference 2017: Moving Forward in Recovery-Oriented Systems of  Care,” which takes place on January 10 and 11 from 8:30 am to 4 pm in...

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Getting Started with Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

December 1, 2016 / No Comments

Jon Ramos of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents two workshops on Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) at “Ohio’s Behavioral Health Conference 2017: Moving Forward in Recovery-Oriented Systems of  Care,” which takes place on January 10 and 11 from 8:30 am to 4 pm in Columb...

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Make a Gift, Make History: Centennial Endowed Scholarship Fund

November 30, 2016 / No Comments

Make a gift: Announcing the Centennial Endowed Scholarship Fund, a Centennial fundraising initiative to raise $100,000 for student scholarships to commemorate our 100th anniversary. Make history: This is a once-a-century opportunity for MSSA, MNO, CNM and PhD alumni to give to honor a fellow alum...

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Student Spotlight: Judith Wertheim Rapport

November 28, 2016 / No Comments

Program: MSSA, 18-month Advanced Standing program – Children, Youth & Families Hometown: Cleveland, OH (“East side, of course!”) Why social work? “I’m attracted to helping professions. I studied social work in undergrad and quickly realized that it’s a very broad field and easy to apply to ma...

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Leadership and Supervision Essentials for Treatment Teams

November 24, 2016 / No Comments

Deana Leber-George, MEd, LPCC-S, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents a workshop on Leadership Essentials for Treatment Teams at “Ohio’s Behavioral Health Conference 2017: Moving Forward in Recovery-Oriented Systems of  Care,” which takes place on January 10 and 11 from...

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Mandel School Open House on December 3

November 18, 2016 / No Comments

Want an in-depth look at the Mandel School’s top-ranked master’s programs in social work and nonprofit management? Attend an Open House on Saturday, December 3, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Mandel Community Studies Center (11402 Bellflower Road in Cleveland, on the campus of Case Western R...

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AOD Treatment for Individuals with Severe Mental Illness

November 18, 2016 / No Comments

Ric Kruszynski, MSSA, LISW, LICDC, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents a workshop on AOD Treatment at “Ohio’s Behavioral Health Conference 2017: Moving Forward in Recovery-Oriented Systems of  Care,” which takes place on January 10 and 11 from 8:30 am to 4 pm in Columb...

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