Dr. Dennis Embry, Dr. Bonnie Beale, specialty dockets, and more!
Begun Center for Violence Prevention
Research & Education
SOLUTIONS FOR A SAFER AND HEALTHIER TOMORROW
The Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, led by
Dr. Daniel Flannery, is home to a distinguished group of
applied community-based research, evaluation, training, and technical assistance specialists in operation over the past two decades. With
grants and contracts of nearly $5M annually, our center serves as a research partner to various local, state and national non-profit, foundation and government organizations to learn innovative ways to
address some of society's most pressing problems.
Advisory Board Spotlight
Dennis Embry is serious about doing good for children, families, and communities. That's why he founded PAXIS Institute to make gold-standard behavioral science into real-world products. Presently, the Institute is focusing on preventing psychiatric and behavioral disorders.
Margaret Baughman-Sladkyworks with specialty dockets (courts) that provide specialized services for defendants with particular issues including substance abuse, mental health, addiction, and other challenges and disorders. This holistic work meets the needs of defendants, helping to break the cycle of recidivism.
Leon Harris has been hired by Cuyahoga County as
Deputy Director of Performance Evaluation & Innovation. Leon will be responsible for managing the performance, evaluation and innovation programs for 2,200+ employees within the Department of Health and Human Services. He will continue to pursue his PhD in Social Welfare at the Mandel School.