CIP Named in Partnership with Technical Assistance Network

January 28, 2016 / No Comments

New $33 Million Federal Contract for Training and Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Behavioral Health in Partnership with 13 Universities & Organizations The Center for Innovative Practices (CIP) (pictured left) announced that it has been selected to be a part of a new contract award...

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Begun Center Introduces PERI Initiative to Cleveland Area Social Service Leaders

November 30, 2015 / No Comments

A gathering of over two dozen area social service administrators and leaders convened at the Begun Center early in November for the introduction of the new Begun initiative, the Partnership for Evaluation, Research, and Implementation (PERI). PERI Overview | Apply for PERI Services | Value of Eva...

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Dr. Richard Shepler Named New Director of Center for Innovative Practices at the Begun Center

July 14, 2015 / No Comments

   Rick Shepler, Ph.D, has been appointed Director of the Center for Innovative Practices at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at Case Western Reserve University’s Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School for Applied Social Sciences. Rick’s appointment was made e...

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CIP Team Presents TA Network Briefs on Co-Occurring Disorders

April 23, 2015 / No Comments

Part of its continuing dissemination partnership with the University of Maryland Technical Assistance Network As part of its continuing work in disseminating research and best practices in the area of Youth with Co-Occurring Disorders (YCOD), the Center for Innovative Practices (CIP), in collabor...

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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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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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