Begun Center researchers find Ohio’s Behavioral Health/Juvenile Justice initiative effective

January 14, 2015 / No Comments

An evaluation of Ohio’s Behavioral Health/Juvenile Justice (BHJJ) initiative in 11 counties by researchers at the Mandel School’s Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education found the program benefits most young offenders diverted from detention centers to community-based ag...

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Begun Center Offers Insight and Experience on Police and Community Relations for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

January 7, 2015 / No Comments

Dan Flannery and Mark Singer provide Police Assisted Referral Program as one solution to police community relations The Begun Center’s Dan Flannery and Mark Singer recently co-authored an op-ed feature for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, citing the center’s Police Assisted Referral (PAR)...

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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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Begun Center Director Dan Flannery Speaks at St. Edward High School

November 12, 2014 / No Comments

Speaks with fellow 1980 Eagles alum, U.S. Marshal Peter J. Elliot Begun Center Director Daniel J. Flannery and Director of the United States Marshals Service for the Northern District of Ohio Peter J. Elliott – creator of the Fugitive Safe Surrender (FSS) program and with whom, either by coincide...

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Dan Flannery is Panelist for CBS-TV19’s Town Hall on Youth Violence

July 1, 2014 / No Comments

Daniel Flannery, PhD, the Dr. Semi J. and Ruth W. Begun Professor at the Mandel School and the director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Education and Research, was on the panel for CBS-19 Action News’ Town Hall Meeting on July 1 to address and find solutions to youth violence in...

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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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Daniel Flannery’s, ‘Wanted on Warrants’, Highlights the Success of the Fugitive Safe Surrender Program

June 2, 2014 / No Comments

When considering the scope — the ideal of the objective, the collaboration, the spirit, the logistics — it’s difficult to distinguish what is most impressive regarding the various dynamics of the Fugitive Safe Surrender (FSS) program. Foremost, perhaps, is the collaboration among the various quar...

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Begun Center Featured at CWRU Event at Library of Congress

May 30, 2014 / No Comments

A special reception at the Library of Congress on June 10 will feature information about the Mandel School’s Begun Center. Its director, Daniel Flannery, PhD, will be in attendance along with Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore to answer questions from alumni and congressional staffers ...

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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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