Mandel School’s Mark Singer presented at U.S. Department of Justice seminar

Mark SingerMark Singer, the Leonard W. Mayo Professor in Family and Child Welfare, presented at a U.S. Department of Justice seminar designed for experienced criminal assistant U.S. attorneys who handle violent crimes.

Attendees learned the basic spectrum of social consequences that result from violence exposure as well as the key programmatic components and evaluation outcomes.

The group presented “Building Trust to Fight Crime: Cleveland’s Police Assisted Referral Program,” in which it described the Police Assisted Referral Program—an initiative that creates a conduit for police officers to connect a large number of violence-exposed youths and their families for services. The seminar, “Addressing Violent Crime in the 21st Century,” took place June 19-21 in South Carolina.