Poverty Center Co-Authors Report on Predictive Modeling of Vacant Properties

June 19, 2017 / No Comments

Several researchers from the Poverty Center co-authored a new report on “Predictive Modeling of Surveyed Property Conditions and Vacancy” published in the proceedings of the 18th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research by the Digital Government Society. Using th...

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Boost Your Clinical Supervision Skills with Motivational Interviewing

June 19, 2017 / No Comments

Deborah Myers, MEd, LPCC-SC, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents “Motivational Interviewing: Clinical Supervision Tools” on  June 28, 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in Moraine (Dayton), OH / Cost for Ohio providers: $0, Free for Ohio ACT & IDDT team members; $60 for ...

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Motivational Interviewing Inspires Expert Clinical Care

June 16, 2017 / No Comments

Mentor, OH–Deana Leber George, MEd, LPCC-S, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents two new Motivational Interviewing (MI) events in June & July 2017! / Register online today. / Help people discover and talk about their desire for personal change, like managing symptoms of m...

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Day of Giving 2017: All In To Win!

June 12, 2017 / No Comments

It was a record-setting Day of Giving 2017 on June 14 for the Mandel School! A total of $19,485 was raised from 357 donors — doubling both donors and dollars from last year’s winning effort. Special THANKS to everyone who was ALL[in] to provide scholarship support to Mandel School stu...

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Plain Dealer Discusses Vacant Property and Crime Report

June 9, 2017 / No Comments

The Cleveland Plain Dealer featured the Poverty Center’s recently released report in “How Cleveland’s vacant homes, violent crimes and lead poisoning are linked: CWRU report” on June 5, 2017. The report, Exploring the Relationship Between Vacant and Distressed Properties a...

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New study finds vacancies overlap with crime and lead exposure

June 5, 2017 / No Comments

Significant pockets of concentrated vacancy in Cleveland co-occur with hot spots of lead exposure, violent crime, homicide, weapons violation and aggravated assaults, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University. Seeking to better understand the spillover effects of vacant proper...

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NNIP: Where Data Geeks Go To Meet

May 24, 2017 / No Comments

By April Urban Last week, the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) hosted its spring meeting in Baltimore. NNIP is a collaboration of the Urban Institute and local partners in 30 cities to further the development and use of neighborhood-level information systems for community build...

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Mandel Council Representative Spotlight: Jessica Switzer

May 22, 2017 / No Comments

Position: Director of Finance Program: MSSA , 2nd Year Full Time, Health/ MPH, Health Policy and Administration Hometown: Strongsville, OH Why social work? I have always loved volunteering with populations in need. I began volunteering at a summer camp for ventilator dependent children when I was...

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ACT Implementation Guide Booklet

May 19, 2017 / No Comments

Free PDF resource from the Center for Evidence-Based Practices! / This four-page booklet helps organizations implement Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice for people with severe mental illness. This document is organized as a checklist of activities in 5 stages of cha...

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Personal Change from the Inside Out

May 17, 2017 / No Comments

Deborah Myers, MEd, LPCC-SC, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents three new Motivational Interviewing (MI) events in June 2017! / Register online today. / Help people discover and talk about their desire for personal change, like managing symptoms of mental illness; reducing the us...

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Build Top-Notch ACT Teams and Services

May 17, 2017 / No Comments

Registration deadline is May 24! / ACT training event from Center for Evidence-Based Practices takes place on May 31 – June 1, 2017 / Columbus, OH / 6 CEUs + Supervision Credits / $0, Free for Ohio ACT team leaders; $250 for non-Ohio / “ACT Team Leader Training” is a two-day eve...

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Student Wins Honorable Mention in CWRU Study Abroad Photo Contest

May 17, 2017 / No Comments

Chelsea Flannigan, second year MSSA student, won honorable mention in the 2017 Case Western Reserve Study Abroad photo contest for her image below from our short term spring break trip to Guatemala. Congratulations Chelsea!

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Commencement 2017: Congratulations, Graduates!

May 16, 2017 / No Comments

On Sunday, May 21, 2017, the Mandel School celebrated Commencement 2017 and the graduation of nearly 150 students! + Video: Commencement 2017 + Photo Albums: Facebook | Flickr Coming Soon! Several students received dual degrees in Nonprofit Organization, Public Health, and Bioethics. We also had ...

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Welcome Event for New Intensive Weekend Students on June 10

May 16, 2017 / No Comments

All new and prospective Intensive Weekend MSSA students are invited to A Special Welcome on Saturday, June 10, at the Mandel Center for Community Studies from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This event that will serve as a time to: Connect with key faculty and staff members at the Mandel School; Discuss det...

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Master of Nonprofit Organization (MNO) Informational Lunch on June 15

May 16, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School’s Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) is a valued graduate degree for Case Western Reserve’s working professionals seeking to become effective, ethical nonprofit leaders committed to building a strong mission-driven organization. Alumni of the program include Eri...

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Welcome Wednesdays For Admitted Students in June

May 16, 2017 / No Comments

All admitted students are invited to attend a Welcome Wednesday on either June 7, June 14, June 21, or June 28 at 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Mandel School. Welcome Wednesday is a special event designed to welcome new Fall 2017 students into the Mandel School community and get a head-start on grad...

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Explore ACT Implementation Process

May 15, 2017 / No Comments

Join Jon Ramos of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices on May 17, 2017  and get answers to your questions about implementing an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program. / 9 to 10 am or 12 to 1 pm / WebEx / $0, Free / Our monthly “ACT Team Leader Conference Call” is a profession...

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10 Best Practices in Addiction Treatment for Individuals with Mental Illness

May 11, 2017 / No Comments

Richard Kruszynski, MSSA, LISW, LICDC, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents on May 17 in Mentor, OH. His training highlights 10 best practices for programs that provide treatment to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) and addiction to alcohol and other drug...

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