CATSJ to Host Events on Indigenizing Futures and Decolonization This Week

October 9, 2017 / No Comments

Friday, October 13th 12:45-2pm TVUC Inamori Center Indigenizing Futures, Decolonizing Our Lands: Indigenous Methods for Transformation Indigenous peoples are on the vanguard of efforts to address domination stemming from colonialism, capitalism and industrialization. Indigenous efforts range from...

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New! Social Justice and NGO Immersion Course in South Africa | Lunch and Learn October 24

October 5, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is thrilled to launch a new 3-credit, short-term study abroad course to South Africa in May 2018, Social Justice and NGO Immersion (SASS 575 / 375L). Led by Associate Professor David Miller, PhD, the course offers undergraduate and graduate students the chance to experience dyna...

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Mandel School to Honor Seven Alumni During 2017 Homecoming and Reunion Celebration

October 5, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School will honor seven accomplished alumni for their notable achievements during this year’s Homecoming and Reunion Celebration Cocktail Reception at 4:30pm on Friday, Oct. 6, at the Mandel School. Each year Alumni Award winners are recognized for professional success, achievement and...

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Lunch and Learn: Poland (1 PD Hour)

September 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School International Education Programs Office invites you to bring your lunch and learn more about Invisible Groups in a New Poland Mandel School study abroad course on Wednesday, October 18 at 1:00pm in Mandel School room #238. Hear from course instructors, Dr. Kathleen Farkas and Dr...

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Mandel School to Host Racial Equity Institute (REI) Training and Workshop

September 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is partnering with Cleveland Neighborhood Progress to bring the Racial Equity Institute (REI) to the School. REI is an alliance of trainers, organizers and institutional leaders from Greensboro, North Carolina,  who have devoted themselves to the work of creating racially equita...

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Lunch and Learn: Nicaragua (1 PD Hour)

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School International Education Programs Office invites you to bring your lunch and learn more about Child Development/Child Welfare in Nicaragua Mandel School study abroad course on October 4, 2017 at 12:45pm in Mandel School room #236. Hear from course instructors, Dr. Victor Groza an...

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Motivational Interviewing Equips Mental-Health Teams with Clinical Expertise

September 19, 2017 / No Comments

Jeremy Evenden and Scott Gerhard of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices present Motivational Interviewing (MI) training in September & October 2017 for Ohio’s Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) teams and other behavioral healthcare prov...

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The Covenant Food Pantry for Graduate Students

September 14, 2017 / No Comments

The Covenant Food Pantry provides free food and related items to graduate students in University Circle who are facing food insecurity and in need of assistance. The Covenant Food Pantry is a welcoming and supportive project of Covenant Student Ministries and Church of the Covenant – we are here ...

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Free Membership to Social Work and Nonprofit Professional Organizations for Students

September 14, 2017 / No Comments

We’re happy to share the Mandel School will cover the cost of each student’s new membership or renewal to one of the nonprofit professional or social work organization below. Below is a list of organizations and ways to register. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, September 26. Conta...

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50th Annual Midwest School Social Work Conference on October 12th – 13th, 2017

September 13, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is thrilled to be a gold sponsor for the 50th Annual Midwest School Social Work Conference on October 12th – 13th, 2017. The conference is an opportunity for social workers to enhance their role in analyzing, formulating, and advocating for child and adolescent mental heal...

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Social Justice Institute Teach-In

September 12, 2017 / No Comments

We invite you to join us for the Social Justice Institute Teach-In: Authoritarianism and its Challenges to Democracy and College Campuses on Friday, September 29 from 12:45-2:00 pm in Clapp Hall, Room 108, 2080 Adelbert Road. White nationalists have been legitimated and emboldened by a presidenti...

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Online MSSA Webinar Information Session on September 13th

September 7, 2017 / No Comments

Thinking about applying to the Online Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA, equivalent to MSW) program? View our information session to learn more. Wednesday, September 13, 2017  (1 -2pm Eastern Daylight Time) During this web-based presentation, our speakers will provide an overview o...

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Hispanic Heritage Month with Dr. Melanie Domenech-Rodríguez (2 PD hours)

September 1, 2017 / No Comments

Join the Mandel School as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with two presentations by Dr. Melanie Domenech-Rodríguez. (2 PD hours) FOR FACULTY & STAFF: Monday, Oct. 2nd from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. “From Eggshells to Solid Ground: Skills to Navigate the Complexities of Truly Diverse Contexts”...

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Harassment, Bullying, and Stalking: Older People as Victims (3 CEUs and Scholarship Giveaways)

August 31, 2017 / No Comments

The Greater Cleveland Elder Abuse/Domestic Violence Roundtable presents: Harassment, Bullying, and Stalking: Older People as Victims Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert Eckardt, Former Executive Vice President, The Cleveland Foundation Plus: Local experts will discuss professional approaches toward haras...

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Mandel School Welcomes 2017 Doctoral Students

August 27, 2017 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is excited to welcome the cohort 2017 doctoral students. There are six students entering this academic year. (R-L) David E. Biegel, PhD, Hyunjun Lee, Cheryl Ross Appline, Liuhong Yang, Kylie Evans, Paul Tuschman, and Fei Wang. H...

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Doctoral Program Open House

August 25, 2017 / No Comments

Thinking about a PhD degree in Social Welfare? The Mandel School’s nationally ranked doctoral program offers excellent preparation for those careers with a curriculum that emphasizes the creative and evaluative skills necessary for independent inquiry, critical thinking, teaching, and research. L...

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The Begun Center is looking for Research Participants

August 15, 2017 / No Comments

Are you a client of the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s (CRCC) Justice-System Advocacy Program? Share your feedback about the program. Researchers from Case Western Reserve University are conducting research on the participant impact of CRCC’s Victim Services/Advocacy Program. We are inviting curr...

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Interprofessional Education (IPE) Foundational Course for 2017-2018

August 14, 2017 / No Comments

Our school will be participating in the Interprofessional Education (IPE) Foundational Course for 2017-2018; Foundations of Interprofessional Collaborative Care. The course is required and will be opened to you with an invitation from Canvas the week of September 5th. In this course, you will be ...

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Student Spotlight: Destinie Grier, MSSA Candidate

July 30, 2017 / No Comments

Name: Destinie Grier Program: On Campus MSSA, Direct Practice | Children, Youth and Families Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio Why social work? I love helping others. I noticed growing up that there was a need for direct practice within the African American communities. Acceptance is the beginning to cr...

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Student Spotlight: Mariah Davis

July 16, 2017 / No Comments

Name: Mariah Davis Program: MSSA Online, Adult Mental Health Hometown: Lynden, WA Why social work? Based on my experiences in my life and times that I enjoyed helping others, I wondered how I could make this a profession. After completing my undergrad work I knew I wanted to continue growing in m...

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