Student Spotlight: Kelly Schmidt

March 27, 2017 / No Comments

Name: Kelly Schmidt Program: MSSA, 1st Year Full Time, Community Practice Hometown: Fremont, Wisconsin Why social work? I started undergraduate studies in psychology, but felt like something was missing. I wanted to work in a helping profession, but with more of a focus on community. I discovered...

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Preparing for Graduation: Loan Repayment and Consolidation

March 24, 2017 / No Comments

On April 18, at 1:00pm in room 108 of the Mandel Center, Matt Colver, the Mandel School’s Assistant Director of Financial Aid will be discussing important information about managing your student loans after you graduate.

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Center for Innovative Practices presents at the 2017 Behavioral Health Conference

March 13, 2017 / No Comments

Several Senior Trainers and Technical Assistants from our Center for Innovative Practices within the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education presented at 2017 Behavioral Health Conference for the State of Ohio. Maureen Kishna, MSSA, LISW-S in partnership with Megan Hutchens, L...

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Student Spotlight: Janelle Kinney

February 27, 2017 / No Comments

Program: MSSA, 1st Year Full Time, Direct Practice, Children, Youth and Families Hometown: Twinsburg, Ohio Why social work? I chose social work, because for as long as I can remember, I wanted to dedicate my life to helping children that are unable to help themselves. Favorite thing about Clevela...

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Lunch & Learn Session: Applewood & Bellefaire JCB March 22

February 24, 2017 / No Comments

Learn about social work career paths and opportunities from Applewood & Bellefaire agency hiring managers while you eat lunch and earn 1 PD hour on Wednesday, March 22, 12:50-1:50 p.m. in Mandel Center Room 108,  a part of the Mandel School’s Social Work Month celebration. To attend, RSVP to ...

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Lunch & Learn Session: OhioGuidestone March 1

February 24, 2017 / No Comments

Network with OhioGuidestone staff at an information session on Wednesday March 1 from 12:50pm-2:00pm in the Mandel Center Room 108, a part of the Mandel School’s Social Work Month celebration. Learn about opportunities for interns, 1st and 2nd year field placements, and recent graduates. Lunch an...

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Lunch & Learn Session: Nationwide Hospitals March 8

February 24, 2017 / No Comments

Network with Nationwide Hospitals staff at an information session on Wednesday March 8 from 12:50pm-2:00pm in the Mandel Center Room 108, a part of the Mandel School’s Social Work Month celebration. Learn about opportunities for interns, 1st and 2nd year field placements, and recent graduates. Lu...

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How to: Add the Mandel School Events Calendar to your personal Google Calendar

February 16, 2017 / No Comments

Want to sync the Mandel School Events calendar with your personal Google Calendar? Open the events calendar and click the small Google icon in the lower right hand corner: The Mandel School Events Calendar will now appear in the “My Calendars” section of your Google Calendar; click the icon next ...

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ACT Team Leader Conference Calls

February 9, 2017 / No Comments

Join Jon Ramos of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices on February 15, 2017  for this professional peer-networking event and learning community. / 9 to 10 am or 12 to 1 pm / WebEx / $0, Free / “ACT Team Leader Conference Calls” provide a forum for Ohio ACT professionals to ask basi...

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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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Engaging People in Discussions about Health-Related Changes

December 8, 2016 / No Comments

Jeremy S. Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S, of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices presents a workshop on Health Behavior Change at “Ohio’s Behavioral Health Conference 2017: Moving Forward in Recovery-Oriented Systems of  Care,” which takes place on January 10 and 11 from 8:30 am to 4 pm in...

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Student Spotlight: Judith Wertheim Rapport

November 28, 2016 / No Comments

Program: MSSA, 18-month Advanced Standing program – Children, Youth & Families Hometown: Cleveland, OH (“East side, of course!”) Why social work? “I’m attracted to helping professions. I studied social work in undergrad and quickly realized that it’s a very broad field and easy to apply to ma...

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APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED – Mandel Council Elections

November 18, 2016 / No Comments

Join the Mandel Council Why YOU (yes, you) should consider joining Mandel Council this year. Are you looking to… Get more involved with the Mandel School? Create change on and around campus? Bring awareness to an issue of concern? Connect with fellow classmates, colleagues, faculty and staf...

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Self Care Series: Mind and Body

October 19, 2016 / No Comments

Tuesday, October 25 th, 2016 Mandel Center Room 115 12:50 to 1:50pm Faculty, Staff, and Students – Are you feeling stressed with the middle of the semester?  Having a hard time getting energized? Please join us! LET’S DANCE Come out and enjoy a modern African dance tutorial led by one of our stud...

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Attend a Study Abroad Info Session October 12-20

October 11, 2016 / No Comments

Learn about Spring 2017 short-term study abroad options at the Mandel School at an upcoming information session: Monday, October 10th: Gender & Sexuality Justice: LGBTQ Life in Amsterdam, LGBT Center (Tinkham Veale University Center) at 12:00pm Wednesday, October 12th: 21st Century Ghana, Man...

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Kretschmar named Managing Director of the Begun Center

October 10, 2016 / No Comments

As of October 1, 2016, Dr. Jeff Kretschmar began serving as the Managing Director of the Begun Center. He is currently a Research Assistant Professor and Senior Research Associate. He first joined ISPV at Kent State as a post-doctoral fellow in 2004 and has been the long-time project director/PI ...

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