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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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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Inside the Donor’s Mind: The Science of Giving on February 23

February 3, 2017 / No Comments

What does the evidence-based research tell us about how to motivate donors? Explore this timely topic at Inside the Donor’s Mind: The Science of Giving on Thursday, February 23, at 12:30 p.m. with speaker Daniel J. Mansoor, who will go beyond anecdotes, gut feelings, and traditions to ident...

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NEW REPORT ON MULTIPLE SYSTEM INVOLVED YOUTH: JUVENILE JUSTICE AND CHILD WELFARE

January 31, 2017 / No Comments

Poverty Center researchers recently completed a report for the Annie E. Casey Foundation analyzing youth in Cuyahoga County who have been involved with both the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.  The analysis allows organizations working with both populations understand more about these...

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“Consensus-Based Assessment Tool of Community Capacity” Research Colloquium, Featuring Drs. Eun Lye Lee & Darcy Friedman on February 10

January 16, 2017 / No Comments

Friday, February 10, 2017, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM EST All are invited to Consensus-Based Assessment Tool of Community Readiness and Capacity: Farmer’s Market Analysis, a FREE research colloquium at 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. EST on Friday, February 10, 2017, in room 108 of the Jack, Joseph and Morton M...

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Poverty Center at the 2017 Society for Social Work and Research Conference

January 9, 2017 / No Comments

Several faculty and students from the Center of Urban Poverty and Community Development will be attending and presenting at the 21st annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) in New Orleans this week. Dr. Claudia Coulton, co-director, and Dr. David Crampton, associate d...

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Holmes Receives $75K Grant for Study on Effect of Domestic Violence

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

Megan R. Holmes, PhD, Assistant Professor, received a $75,000 award from the HealthPath Foundation of Ohio to produce a white paper about the effect of domestic violence on Ohio’s Children. The study will result in making recommendations for policies, system changes, programming, funding st...

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Biegel Is Principal Investigator on Autism Spectrum Disorder Project Awarded $21K

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

David Biegel, PhD, Henry L. Zucker Professor of Social Work Practice and Chair of the Doctoral Program at the Mandel School, is the principal investigator of a project on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) titled “Supporting Families of Adolescents and Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder...

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NIMC Issues Comprehensive Report on HOPE VI

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

The most comprehensive compilation and analysis of the federal housing program HOPE VI has been completed by the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC). The overarching research question of this study, which covers the period from 1993 to 2014, is: What is the income and tenure mi...

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Rape Kit Research at Begun Center to Expand with $858K from U.S. Department of Justice

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

A Mandel School research project that has become a national model for helping reshape how sexual assaults are investigated and prosecuted—including cases borne from rape kits 20-plus years old—will receive $858,324 from two new grants from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Since 2014, researc...

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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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Join Us and Our Presenters at CSWE 2016 APM

October 28, 2016 / No Comments

There are a variety of ways you can join the Mandel School at the Council on Social Work Education 61st Annual Program Meeting (#APM16), the premiere conference for social work educators and professionals on November 3-6, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia. + Visit us at booth #504. We have special Centen...

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