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Mann Externships 2017-2018

Grace Chu, Spring 2018 Through completing the Mann Child Policy Externship at the Mental Health and Addiction Advocacy Coalition (MHAC) under the supervision of Joan Englund, Grace Chu gained a practical understanding of how policy development occurs. At the MHAC, Grace conducted policy research on children’s behavioral health in Ohio. Grace focused her...

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Mann Externships 2015-2016

Olga Nazarenko, Spring 2016 Olga Nazarenko gained first-hand experience working in child crisis situations while conducting mobile crisis case assessments. She also learned about trauma intervention programs in Cleveland as an Extern at Frontline Service under the supervision of Jennifer Johnson and Rosemary Creeden. She took part in local focus group sessions to...

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CHST 302 Students Meet with Agencies, Think Tanks and Legislators and Staff During Annual Trip to D.C.

Childhood Studies students spent their spring break (March 6-10) meeting with government and nongoverment agencies, think tanks, legislators and staff, and advocacy organizations to discuss current child policy as part of CHST 302. The students used these meetings to gather information on their specific research topics: Mental Health Care...

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