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...

Read More

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...

Read More

Poly-victimization Across Social Contexts

January 20, 2017 / No Comments

Fred Butcher, Senior Research Associate, and colleagues recently published an article examining childhood exposure to violence across social contexts. Nationally, a large proportion of youth experience exposure to violence (ETV) in their homes, schools, and neighborhoods and research has consiste...

Read More

Holmes Receives $75K Grant for Study on Effect of Domestic Violence

January 5, 2017 / No Comments

Megan R. Holmes, PhD, Assistant Professor, received a $75,000 award from the HealthPath Foundation of Ohio to produce a white paper about the effect of domestic violence on Ohio’s Children. The study will result in making recommendations for policies, system changes, programming, funding st...

Read More

2017 SSWR: Faculty and Student Presenters

January 4, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is proud to be participating in the Society for Social Work Research’s 21st Annual Conference, on January 11-15, 2017, in New Orleans. In addition to having a booth at the conference (#102), one of our faculty members, Claudia Coulton, PhD, was chosen as a 2017 SSWR Fellow and w...

Read More

Join Us and Our Presenters at CSWE 2016 APM

October 28, 2016 / No Comments

There are a variety of ways you can join the Mandel School at the Council on Social Work Education 61st Annual Program Meeting (#APM16), the premiere conference for social work educators and professionals on November 3-6, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia. + Visit us at booth #504. We have special Centen...

Read More

Research ShowCASE on April 15th Features Mandel School

April 15, 2016 / No Comments

On April 15, hundreds of researchers, scientists and scholars will gather in Case Western Reserve’s Veale Convocation Center for the annual Research ShowCASE, a day filled with exploration and discovery of the university’s exciting research. Check out the full list of Mandel School pr...

Read More

Megan Holmes To Present Schubert Center Lecture on April 14

February 27, 2016 / No Comments

On April 16, 2016, Assistant Professor Megan Holmes, PhD, will be present the lecture “Resilience in Adversity: Promoting Positive Outcomes for Maltreated Children” as part of the 2015-2016 Schubert Center for Child Studies Conversation Series, which engages the CWRU community with re...

Read More

Join Us and Our Presenters at CSWE APM 2015

October 12, 2015 / No Comments

There are a variety of ways you can join the Mandel School at the Council on Social Work Education 61st Annual Program Meeting (#2015APM), the premiere conference for social justice professionals on October 15-18 in Denver, Colorado. + Visit us at booth #517. We have special Centennial gifts and ...

Read More

Megan Holmes leads study of sibling relationships and maternal warmth to help abused children

May 21, 2015 / No Comments

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have begun studying 1,700 children from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) database to understand how mothers and siblings can protect abused children who have witnessed family violence. “I want to focus on their positive ...

Read More

Doctoral Training: Studying Protective Factors that Promote Well-Being for Maltreated Children

May 10, 2015 / No Comments

The Mandel School received a two-year, $200,000 training grant to fund three studies about why some children thrive despite being abused and witnessing violence in the home. Megan R. Holmes, PhD, assistant professor and the study’s lead investigator, believes the research could help victims of ab...

Read More

Visit with us at SSWR 2015

January 15, 2015 / No Comments

The Mandel School will have a substantial presence at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 2015 Annual Conference this week in New Orleans. Stop by Booth #100 to visit with Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore, faculty and PhD students who are gathered for the event. Additionally, t...

Read More

$200,000 Federal Grant Received to Study Children Who Thrive Despite Abuse

November 24, 2014 / No Comments

The Mandel School received a two-year, $200,000 grant to study why some children thrive, achieve and develop despite being abused and witnessing violence in the home. Megan R. Holmes, PhD, assistant professor of social work and the study’s lead investigator, believes the research could potentiall...

Read More

Join us at CSWE APM 2014

October 22, 2014 / No Comments

There are a variety of ways you can join the Mandel School at the Council on Social Work Education 60th Annual Program Meeting, the premiere conference for social justice professionals on October 23-26 in Tampa, Florida. Visit us at our booth #504. We have a special gift for alumni, and lots of g...

Read More

Research by Megan R. Holmes debunks domestic violence myths

September 16, 2014 / No Comments

In a recent article in the Maple Heights News, Domestic violence exists in every neighborhood, a map created by Professor Megan R. Holmes, PhD, in conjunction with Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center debunked the myth that domestic violence only happens in inner city Cleveland neighborh...

Read More