Scott Wilkes, PhD, JD
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

Scott Wilkes, PhD, JD is an Assistant Professor and the Assistant Dean of academic affairs at CWRU’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. He coordinates and facilitates interprofessional education activities for master’s students at the Mandel School, and he previously served as the school’s director of field education. Dr. Wilkes has more than 15 years of experience working in the area of child welfare.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Teaching collaborative care team skills to students is an on-going challenge. At Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) a program has been developed which places early learner student teams in clinical and community settings, known as Interprofessional Learning Experience and Practice (ILEAP). The student teams, like professional health care teams, do not remember to stop to huddle or regularly give each other feedback. Although student teams are required to reflect upon their team skills at the end of each session, they originally did not seem to understand how to remain aware of, and…