Fred Butcher is Talking Research on February 13

February 2, 2018 / No Comments

Fred Butcher, Research Assistant Professor at the Mandel School and Senior Research Associate at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, will be talking about The Use of Risk Assessment in Juvenile Sentencing in Ohio: Intended and Unintended Consequences. The talk will ta...

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Subjects Need for Autism Research Study

January 30, 2018 / No Comments

Are You a Parent or Guardian of a Teen or Young Adult (age 16-30) with Autism? Consider participating in a research study at Case Western Reserve University about experiences of families caring for teens or young adults (age 16-30) with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Information from the study can he...

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Project Newborn: How does mother’s cocaine use during pregnancy affect boys and girls differently

January 11, 2018 / No Comments

With a focus on gender, new NIH-funded research continues two decades of study at Case Western Reserve University into effects of prenatal cocaine exposure Teens whose mothers used cocaine during pregnancy are more likely to have aggression and attention problems—known predictors of later drug us...

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Prince study: Sexual violence in neighborhood erodes women’s feelings of safety

January 11, 2018 / No Comments

Feelings about the frequency of rape or other forms of sexual assault in a neighborhood are significantly tied to women’s—but not men’s—perceptions of its safety, according to new research. However, both men and women report feeling less safe in their neighborhoods based on the presence of other ...

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Nguyen’s research illuminates connection between social relationships and mental health

January 10, 2018 / No Comments

The research of Ann Nguyen, PhD, Assistant Professor, who joined the Mandel School faculty in 2017, illuminates the connection between social relationships and mental health among African Americans. Her work not only demonstrates how our connections with family, friends, and church members can be...

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Sexual Assault Kit Project Work Spotlighted in Journal of Criminal Justice

January 10, 2018 / No Comments

New research published in the Journal of Criminal Justice explores the patterns of serial sex offenders, linking them via DNA testing. The article comes from the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education‘s sexual assault kit (SAK) project team, which includes Drs. Rachel L...

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Sonia Minnes Appointed Chair of Doctoral Program

January 10, 2018 / No Comments

Sonia Minnes, PhD, Associate Professor has been appointed the new chair of the Mandel School’s doctoral program effective January 1, 2018. “As a member of the Doctoral Program Executive Committee for over four years, Dr. Minnes has been intimately engaged with the program, and I am im...

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2018 SSWR: Updates, Information, and Presentations

January 5, 2018 / No Comments

The Mandel School is proud to be participating in the Society for Social Work Research’s 22nd Annual Conference (#SSWR18), on January 10-14, 2018, in Washington, DC. In addition to having a booth at the conference (#502), Dean Grover C. Gilmore will be inducted as an Honorary Fellow of the Americ...

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CONNECT WITH US AT THE 2017 NASW OHIO ANNUAL CONFERENCE

November 14, 2017 / No Comments

Join the Mandel School at one of the biggest events of the year for Ohio social workers, NASW Ohio’s 2017 Annual Conference, on Thursday, November 12 through Saturday, November 18  at the Quest Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. While at the conference, be sure to check out the impressive line-...

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Manuscript: Dr. Manohar Pawar’s Hokenstad International Lecture at 2017 CSWE APM

November 9, 2017 / No Comments

The 2017  M.C. “Terry” Hokenstad International Lecture at CSWE’s 63rd Annual Program Meeting was given by Dr. Manohar Pawar, Professor of Social Work at the Charles Sturt University in Australia and President of the International Consortium for Social Development. “Kant, B...

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Min Receives $842,460 NIH Grant To Study Adolescent Substance Use and Sexual Risk Behavior

November 3, 2017 / No Comments

Meeyoung Oh Min, PhD, Research Associate Professor, is the Principal Investigator for an $842,460 research grant (R01-DA042747-01A1) awarded in August, 2017, by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) titled “Gender and Developmental Trajectori...

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JOIN US AND OUR PRESENTERS AT CSWE 2017 APM

October 11, 2017 / No Comments

There are a variety of ways you can join the Mandel School at the Council on Social Work Education 63rd Annual Program Meeting (#APM17), the premiere conference for social work educators and professionals on October 19-22, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. + Visit us at booth #308. We have special gift for...

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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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What Does Segregation Cost Us? What Can We Do About It? – 1 PD Hour

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Open to the entire campus community, Dr. Amy T. Khare, PhD, MSW and research affiliate for the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, will present her latest paper Fair Housing and Inclusive Communities, part of Th...

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New Report on Cuyahoga Partnering for Family Success Process Evaluation

July 27, 2017 / No Comments

The Poverty Center has released its first Briefly Stated report of the year on the process evaluation of the first two years of Partnering for Family Success (PFS), a five-year randomized control study underway in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. The program is a partnership between FrontLine Service, Cuya...

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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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