Join the Begun Center and Mark 20 Years of Violence Prevention Oct. 4

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The Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at Case Western Reserve University’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences will mark 20 years of violence prevention with a series of events Thursday, Oct. 4.

Lunch + Learn with Begun Center National Advisory Board Members

When: 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Mandel Center for Community Studies, Case Western Reserve University

Who: CWRU students

1 PD hour available. Okay to come late

Join the Begun Center’s National Advisory Board members (see the full list) for lunch and to learn about their widely varied work in behavioral health, violence prevention, criminology and more. Lunch provided with RSVP. Co-sponsored by MSASS Research + Training.

Research Symposium

When: 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Linsalata Alumni Center, Case Western Reserve University

Who: All members of the CWRU family and the general public

2 PD hours available

The Begun Center currently has 55 faculty, research and training staff, and students. Hear directly from them about their current work in:

  • Behavioral health
  • Suicide prevention
  • Trauma
  • Sexual assault kit testing
  • Domestic violence
  • Homicide prevention
  • Specialized dockets
  • Heroin-opiate crisis
  • School- and community-based research
  • Human trafficking
  • Juvenile justice
  • Law enforcement
  • Much more

This event is co-sponsored by the Mandel School Research + Training 

Reception and Award Ceremony

When: 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Linsalata Alumni Center, Case Western Reserve University

Who: CWRU faculty and staff as well as community members who support the work of the center

Meet and network with Begun Center’s community and funding partners, current and former staff, and experts in violence prevention and behavioral health from around the country. Join us in honoring the inaugural Begun Center Award for Community Partnership recipient, and help us honor the work we have done in our community and nationwide for two decades. Hors d’oeuvres, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and desserts will be served.