Research & Training Lecture on The Grand Challenge to Stop Family Violence

October 9, 2017 / No Comments

All are invited to attend a research lecture on Friday, December 8, about the social work grand challenge to stop family violence with Dr. Richard Barth and Dr. Jill Messing, two national leading experts in child maltreatment and intimate partner violence. This event is co-sponsored by the Mandel...

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CIP’s Maureen Kishna Authors White Paper for MST Services

March 22, 2016 / No Comments

Maureen Kishna, LISW-S, MST Expert and Program Developer with the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) with the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, has written a white paper for MST Services entitled, “Combating Racial Disparity in the Juvenile-Justice System with ...

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Begun Center Presents at the Tampa Conference 2016

March 11, 2016 / No Comments

 Jeff Kretschmar, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Richard Shepler, PhD, PCC-S, Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) Director, and CIP Research Associate Michael Fox, MA, PCC, LCDC III, presented on, “Treatment of Youth with Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders,” ...

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CIP Named in Partnership with Technical Assistance Network

January 28, 2016 / No Comments

New $33 Million Federal Contract for Training and Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Behavioral Health in Partnership with 13 Universities & Organizations The Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) (pictured left) announced that it has been selected to be a part of a new contract award...

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The CIP Welcomes Trauma Informed Care Expert, Bobbi Beale

January 12, 2016 / No Comments

The Center for Innovative Practices (CIP), a part of the Begun Center at the Mandel School, recently welcomed Bobbi Beale, PsyD., as a Senior Research Associate. Dr. Beale previously served as the Director of the Center for Applied Resilience at Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health in Canton,...

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Begun Center Introduces PERI Initiative to Cleveland Area Social Service Leaders

November 30, 2015 / No Comments

A gathering of over two dozen area social service administrators and leaders convened at the Begun Center early in November for the introduction of the new Begun initiative, the Partnership for Evaluation, Research, and Implementation (PERI). PERI Overview | Apply for PERI Services | Value of Eva...

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Begun Center Awarded Grants for Work with New Cuyahoga County Specialty Courts

November 2, 2015 / No Comments

It’s been an eventful couple of months for Margaret Baughman-Sladky, Ph.D and her Begun Center team working with Cuyahoga County – along with counties throughout the state of Ohio – implementing and evaluating the success of Adult Drug Court and Specialty Court Dockets. Dr. Baughman-Sladky and he...

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Begun Center Awarded $465,000 as Evaluator for Sexual Assault Kit Task Force

October 5, 2015 / No Comments

The United States Department of Justice announced that the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office and its partners will receive nearly $2 million over the next three years to accelerate the work of bringing rapists to justice, assisting the survivors of those crimes and changing the culture of law e...

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Dr. Richard Shepler Named New Director of Center for Innovative Practices at the Begun Center

July 14, 2015 / No Comments

   Rick Shepler, Ph.D, has been appointed Director of the Center for Innovative Practices at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at Case Western Reserve University’s Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School for Applied Social Sciences. Rick’s appointment was made e...

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Begun Center’s Jane Timmons-Mitchell Provides Clinical Perspective on Pixar’s Inside Out

June 23, 2015 / No Comments

Begun Center Senior Research Associate, Jane Timmons-Mitchell, PhD, provided a child psychologist’s insight on the hit new Pixar film Inside Out in her article, “Does Inside Out accurately capture the mind of an 11-year-old girl?” It was written for The Conversation, an independ...

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Daniel J. Flannery Presents at Pediatric Innovation Summit

June 10, 2015 / No Comments

Begun Center Director to speak as part of the Global Center for Health Innovationat the Cleveland Convention Center; also appointed to panel on bullying prevention for the Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education directo...

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