One In Four Ohio Children Will Experience Domestic Violence, Study Led by Holmes Finds

July 21, 2017 / No Comments

One in four Ohio children will experience domestic violence before reaching adulthood, according to a new study conducted at the Mandel School at Case Western Reserve University. The lifetime cost from these experiences is nearly $2.2 billion, including $476 million in increased health care, $600...

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Voith Publishes New Study of Intimate Partner Violence Among College-Aged Men

July 21, 2017 / No Comments

The majority of college-aged male aggressors of physical, sexual and emotional violence also reported being victims of violence themselves, both in childhood and as young adults According to new Mandel School research, 60 percent of college-aged men reported being both victims and perpetrators of...

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Promoting Smart Decarceration: Research Colloquium on September 8

July 18, 2017 / No Comments

How can decarceration interventions have real world impact? In this research colloquium, Promoting Smart Decarceration through Research, Practice, and Policy Partnerships, our guest speakers will discuss their current research designed for decarceration outcomes and their work to prepare the prof...

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Minnes Receives Research Award from Teratology Society

June 29, 2017 / No Comments

Associate Professor Sonia Minnes, PhD, is the recipient of the 2017 Patricia Rodier Mid-Career Award in Research and Mentoring from The Teratology Society. The award was presented Teratology Society’s Annual Meeting on June 25, 2017, in Denver, where Dr. Minnes presented “Project Newborn: What We...

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Cleveland Effective Neighboring Project

June 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Cleveland Effective Neighboring Project aims to develop and test strategies to promote “effective neighboring” at the block level in Cleveland neighborhoods. The project is led by the Mandel School’s National Initiative on Mixed Income Communities, in partnership with the fo...

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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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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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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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