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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Claudia Coulton Presents at International Society for Child Indicators

June 26, 2017 / No Comments

Dr. Claudia Coulton, co-director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, will present the closing plenary session at the 6th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators in Montreal, Canada this month. This year’s theme is Children in a World of Opportuniti...

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Alumna Ruth White, MSSA 1996, Leads Housing and Child Welfare Efforts

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

Ruth White, MSSA 1996, recently published two articles in the Spring 2017 CW360° magazine from the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare, which explores the impact of housing and homelessness on child well-being. White is the executive director and co-founder of the National Center for Hou...

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Holmes Appointed to National Advisory Committee to Improve Child Welfare

April 28, 2017 / No Comments

Megan R. Holmes, PhD, Assistant Professor, was appointed in March to the National Advisory Committee (NAC) of the National Quality Improvement Center on Child Welfare Involved Children and Families Experiencing Domestic Violence (QIC-CW/DV), a collaborative project led by Futures Without Violence...

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Study Abroad in Nicaragua in June: Child Development and Welfare

March 3, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School has just announced a new short-term Study Abroad course, Child Development/Child Welfare in Nicaragua (SASS 375J/575), on June 1-30. Open to all Case Western Reserve undergraduates and graduate students, it offers unique international service learning placements, direct engageme...

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Ohio’s new adoption law is topic of film screening, panel discussion on Feb. 5

January 29, 2015 / No Comments

Imagine only knowing your life as starting at Chapter 2—the moment you met your adoptive family—with no access to critical family medical health information and maybe even your nationality, time and place of your birth or the names of your birth parents. Since 1964, this has been the experience o...

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