Mark I. Singer is the Leonard W. Mayo Professor in Family and Child Welfare at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University. He is currently the deputy director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education and co-director of the Center on Substance Abuse and Mental Illness.
- Youth violence
- Adolescent behavior problems
- Co-existing drug and mental disorders
- Community policing
The Greater Cleveland Consortium for Youth Violence Prevention
NIH ‐ National Institute on Child Health and Development
Grandmothers, Caregiving, Families, and Transitions
(Carol Musil, Principal Investigator, School of Nursing, CWRU)
NIH‐National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
$2,312,801 (MSASS Funding: $21,500)
Police Assisted Referral
Partnership for a Safer Cleveland
Gearhart, M. C., Caporale, L., Baughman Sladky, M., Singer, M. I., Wheeler, M. Tuschman, P. (2017). "Medication assisted treatment: Experiences from the field." Perspectives on Social Work,12(2), Fall 2016, 4-11.
Kobulsky, J. M., Minnes, S., Min, M. O., & Singer, M. I. (2016). Violence exposure and early substance use in high-risk adolescents. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 16(1-2), 46-71.
Butcher, F., Kretschmar, J., Singer, M., & Flannery, D.J. (2015). Confirmatory factor analysis of the Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children in an at-risk sample of youth. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 6(2), 251-268.
Kretschmar, J. M., Butcher, F., Flannery, D. J., & Singer, M. I. (2016). Diverting juvenile justice-involved youth with behavioral health issues from detention: Preliminary findings from Ohio’s Behavioral Health Juvenile Justice (BHJJ) Initiative. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 27(3), 302-325.
Singer MI, Flannery DJ, Kretschmar J, Bartholomew J (2015) Brief Report: A County-Wide Survey of Residents’ Violence Exposure. Journal of Psychiatry 18:199. doi: 10.4172/Psychiatry.1000199
Flannery, D.J., & Singer, M.I. (2014). The Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at Case Western Reserve University. Research on Social Work Practice. 25 (2) 278-85.
Butcher, F., Kretschmar, J., Lin, Y., Flannery, D.J., & Singer, M.I. (2014). Analysis of the validity scales in the Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children. Research on Social Work Practice, 24, 695-704.
Bartholomew, J., Singer, M., Gonzalez, A. & Walker, M. (2013). Police assisted referrals: Empowering law enforcement to be first social responders. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 13(4), 38-49.
Singer, M., Kola, L. (2017, August 18). An epidemic about moral failure or a public health emergency? Akron Beacon Journal.
Singer, M., Buckner, B. (2017, July 23). Back to the future with community policing in Cleveland. Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Flannery, D., Singer, M. (2016, March 28). Here’s how witnessing violence harms children’s mental health. The Conversation.
Flannery, D., Singer, M. (2014, December 23). Police are first social responders; let’s help them work with citizens. St. Louis Post.
Flannery, D. and Singer, M. (2012, March 4). Chardon school shooting shows us that lessons have been unlearned, the tragedy repeated. Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Singer, M., Gonzalez, A. & Walker, M. (2013, June). Building trust to fight crime: Cleveland’s Police Assisted Referral Program. Presentation at the Addressing Violent Crime in the 21st Century Conference, U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Department of Justice, Columbia, South Carolina.
- Alcohol & Other Drugs of Abuse
- Mental Health
- Masters of Nonprofit Organizations
In the News
Begun Center Researchers Monitor Drug Court Success Over Time
by Samantha Cocco on August 23, 2018
Mark Singer Named Citizen of the Year by CMHA Police Department
by Samantha Cocco on December 20, 2017
Dean Grover C. Gilmore Awarded Honorary Fellow of AASWSW
by Mandel School on November 12, 2017