Through StandUp Bullying and Ohio Suicide Prevention, Jane Timmons-Mitchell’s work reaches youth on the brink

April 28, 2015 / No Comments

Even when discussing relatively heavy topics – suicide prevention, teenage bullying, the mental health challenges of youth dealing with epilepsy – Jane Timmons-Mitchell, Ph.D radiates a light, can-do confidence in our ability to discover and identify new, evidence-based interventions and treatmen...

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CIP’s Maureen Kishna discusses MST teams and her ride-alongs with Columbus Police

April 15, 2015 / No Comments

The gulf can sometimes seem wide between police departments and social service agencies, especially when it comes to combating street-level violence and violent crime, much of it perpetrated by young offenders, much affiliated with gangs. The perceived differences in the respective missions – hel...

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Begun CIP Team Maintaining Momentum In 2015

April 12, 2015 / No Comments

Publications, presentations, and coverage of initiatives mark a bounce for the new year Despite the dormancy that can often define winter, the team of researchers, consultants, and trainers at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention and the Center for Innovative Practices has maintained signific...

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A Good Year of Growth at the Begun CIP

December 15, 2014 / No Comments

Year marked by new researchers, grants, and media coverage , both neighborhood and national IT’S BEEN AN EXHILARATING YEAR at the Dr. Semi J. and Ruth W. Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education and its implementation partner the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP), from the ...

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CIP Team to Present on Youth with Co-Occurring Disorders

November 3, 2014 / No Comments

Three-part series inaugurates new partnership with the University of Maryland As part of its new partnership with the Technical Assistance Network at the University of Maryland School of Social Work and staff of the Begun CIP will be presenting a three-part series focusing on youth with co-occurr...

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The Begun Center Receives First annual “Partnership Award”

June 24, 2014 / No Comments

The Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences recently accepted – on behalf of Case Western Reserve University – the first annual “Partnership Award” from the Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division at thei...

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Two Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) Partners Honored

May 18, 2014 / No Comments

Two teams partnered with the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) – one involved with Multisystemic Therapy (MST) and the other involved with Integrated Co-Occuring Treatment (ICT) – were recently honored for their work in their respective fields. The Center for Innovative Practices ...

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Begun CIP Researchers featured in Behavioral Health in Ohio Current Research Trends

May 17, 2014 / No Comments

The work of the Begun Center and the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) was featured in two separate articles penned by Begun CIP research associates in the May 2013 issue of ‘Behavioral Health in Ohio Current Research Trends.’ A Comparative Study of Treatment Programs for Youth Of...

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CIP Schubert Center Conversation focuses on How the Physiological Make-Up of the Adolescent Brain Should Factor into Juvenile Justice Interventions

May 11, 2014 / No Comments

How should we think about dealing with youth offenders who are tried and sentenced as adults? What interventions make the most sense? And how can juvenile justice systems make better use of grounded, empirically-demonstrated information in sentencing guidelines that ultimately reduce the rates of...

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Police Assisted Referral (PAR) Program Continues Building Bridges

May 8, 2014 / No Comments

The gulf often separating police on patrol from the general public they’re trying to protect can often be bridged with the simple act of extending a hand and presenting a business card. Welcome to the Police Assisted Referral (PAR) program, a collaboration among the Begun Center for Violence Prev...

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CIP Presents on ICT at ‘Models for Change’ Conference

May 4, 2014 / No Comments

Washington, D.C.–The month of December provided a distinguished opportunity to showcase the work being done by the CIP and its partners in the form of a team presentation made at the MacArthur Foundation’s 8th Annual “Models for Change” National Working Conference in Washi...

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