Past Events

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014

  • Adler School Annual School Retreat (+)

    9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    Goodman Theatre

     

     

    The Adler School of Professional Psychology invites all alumni to attend our Annual School Retreat on Wednesday, March 26 from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Goodman Theatre. The interactive retreat will focus on deepening our understanding of socially-responsible practice through multiple exercises and activities. Lunch will be provided. 

    The Adler Student Government, Feed the Need, and Jewish Student Association, in partnership with the Office of Academic Affairs, are pleased to announce a special opportunity for all attendees of the Adler School Retreat.  Please join us for a simulation on social exclusion during the lunch break!  This is not the social exclusion simulation hosted by the Institute on Social Exclusion, but is a great opportunity to experience first-hand the struggles that many of our clients experience daily.  Space is limited to the first 100 people, so please RSVP as soon as possible as participation is on a first come first serve basisIf you have any questions about the simulation, please contact Kevin Goldberg at kgoldberg@my.adler.edu

    To RSVP for the Retreat and the (space limited) simulation, please email retreat@adler.edu and indicate if you are attending the Retreat, the simulation, or both.

  • Tuesday, March 25, 2014

  • The Nonprofit Sector and Civil Society: An Online Open House for the Master's in Nonprofit Management Program (+)

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Online

     

     

    Join us to learn more about the Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management program, offered exclusively online, at the Adler School of Professional Psychology. The program director, Renee Nank, Ph.D. will discuss curriculum, program format, and potential professions. Admissions counselors will discuss the application process and admissions requirements. There will be a Q&A at the end of the event.

    Please RSVP today.

  • Monday, March 24, 2014

  • Social Exclusion Simulation (+)

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Chicago Campus

     

     

    The Institute on Social Exclusion (ISE) Social Exclusion Simulation (SES) is a powerful role-play exercise that allows participants to see more clearly the ways in which society’s systemic and structural barriers produce social exclusion for certain groups of people. The SES simulates social exclusion processes by replicating the experiences of formerly incarcerated women attempting to re-enter society following their release from prison.

    Participants include students, faculty and staff of the Adler School, members of the greater Chicagoland community, anyone interested in learning more about social exclusion. Participants adopt authentic Chicago-based case histories of formerly incarcerated women and are tasked with re-entering society – finding a place to live, a job, healthcare and other necessities – in the face of structural and systemic barriers.

    The SES is important because it helps participants understand the limits of personal responsibility and the critical role for social change initiatives.

    Participant outcomes include:

    • An increased understanding of what structural and systemic barriers are and how they work to undermine opportunity and access.
    • Increased appreciation of practical limits of personal responsibility, agency, and choice.
    • Increased motivation to adopt attitudinal and behavioral changes in pursuit of social change.
    • Increased empathy for other marginalized groups.
    • Apprehend the shock and disappointment about roadblocks of re-entry.

    To register and for more information about the Social Exclusion Simulation, contact the Institute on Social Exclusion at ISE@adler.edu.

  • Information Session (+)

    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus

     

     

    Join us to learn more about the Adler School Vancouver Campus, and our programs: Doctor in Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy. D.), the M.A. in Counselling Psychology, M.A. in Organizational Psychology, Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy, and Master of Counselling Psychology (non-thesis).

    You will have the opportunity to speak with Adler School faculty, staff, and current students. During this session we will also be discussing admission requirements, program descriptions, finances, and answering any other questions you may have for us. 

    Please plan to arrive on time as there will be a brief introduction by the Larry Axelrod, Ph.D., Dean, and a question and answer period.

    Please RSVP here.

  • Thursday, March 20, 2014

  • Amnesty International: Why Human Rights and Social Justice Matter and How to Get Involved (+)

    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Chicago Campus, Community Hall

     

     

    Are you interested to learn and engage in the fight for human rights and social justice? Presented by the Adler School's Office of Global Affairs, attend the Amnesty International informational session at the Adler School campus to find out how you can be a part of this global human rights movement. Presentation and informational session geared towards students on how to get involved in supporting human rights/social justice issues on your campus and about Amnesty International’s upcoming Human Rights Conference happening here in Chicago April 4-6.

  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014

  • How to make the most of your practicum and clinical field experiences (+)

    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Community Hall

     

     

    Practicum and clinical field experience allows students supervised, real-world learning in a professional setting. Join us for a workshop tailored expressly for Adler School students by CTC Coaching and Program Director Laura Sterkel.

    During this workshop you will learn how to:

    • Utilize the student learning experience to serve your future career goals.
    • Gain insight from ‘real life’ examples and expand your awareness of professional expectations in the field.  
    • Develop a professional network that will serve you throughout your career.

    There will also be discussion on how to gain clarity in career direction, identify personal values, and how to promote yourself to a potential employer.

    This workshop is free. Register today.

    Laura Sterkel a seasoned performance and leadership coach who helps organizations, business and community leaders enhance their purpose and reach their potential.She co-founded Chicago Financial Women and has served as a mentor for Menttium Corporation supporting the careers of rising-star women leaders for over a decade. Laura is Director, Programs & Coaching at Career Transitions Center of Chicago.

  • Thursday, March 13, 2014

  • Alumni Panel: Careers in Adler Child & Adolescent Psychology (+)

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Rm 16-118

     

     

    The Adler Child & Adolescent Student Association presents an alumni panel to discuss careers in child and adolescent psychology.  Students and alumni will get an idea of what to expect in transitioning to a position in the field as well as ideas on future career possibilities and opportunities.

    Panelists include:

    • Shannon Duffy, M.A. '05
    • Kristen Markovich, Psy.D. '11
    • Rachel Nelms, M.A. '12
    • Jessica Strang, Psy.D. '07

    If you have questions or need more information, please email the Office of Alumni Relations.

  • Monday, March 10, 2014

  • M.A. in Counseling: Specialization in Sport & Health Psychology Online Open House (+)

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Online

     

     

    Join us to learn more about the Master of Arts: in Counseling: Specialization in Sport & Health Psychology program at the Adler School of Professional Psychology. The program director, Dr. Michele Kerulis, will discuss curriculum, program format, and potential counseling professions. Admissions counselors will discuss the application process and admissions requirements. There will be a Q&A at the end of the event.

    Register for the online open house.

  • Thursday, March 06, 2014

  • Criminology: The Study of Crime and the Role of the Criminologist (+)

    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Online

     

     

    Learn more about the field of criminology and criminal justice from Rachel Johnston, Ph.D., Program Director, M.A. in Criminology. Dr. Johnston was the former Director of Research and Development for the Chicago Police Department.

    During this online webinar, Dr. Johnston will talk about criminology, and careers in the field. There will be a Q&A session, which will allow you to ask questions. The session will conclude with information about our Master of Arts in Criminology program.

    Please RSVP today.

  • Monday, March 03, 2014

  • Social Exclusion Simulation (+)

    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Chicago Campus

     

     

    The Institute on Social Exclusion (ISE) Social Exclusion Simulation (SES) is a powerful role-play exercise that allows participants to see more clearly the ways in which society’s systemic and structural barriers produce social exclusion for certain groups of people. The SES simulates social exclusion processes by replicating the experiences of formerly incarcerated women attempting to re-enter society following their release from prison.

    Participants include students, faculty and staff of the Adler School, members of the greater Chicagoland community, anyone interested in learning more about social exclusion. Participants adopt authentic Chicago-based case histories of formerly incarcerated women and are tasked with re-entering society – finding a place to live, a job, healthcare and other necessities – in the face of structural and systemic barriers.

    The SES is important because it helps participants understand the limits of personal responsibility and the critical role for social change initiatives.

    Participant outcomes include:

    • An increased understanding of what structural and systemic barriers are and how they work to undermine opportunity and access.
    • Increased appreciation of practical limits of personal responsibility, agency, and choice.
    • Increased motivation to adopt attitudinal and behavioral changes in pursuit of social change.
    • Increased empathy for other marginalized groups.
    • Apprehend the shock and disappointment about roadblocks of re-entry.

    To register and for more information about the Social Exclusion Simulation, contact the Institute on Social Exclusion at ISE@adler.edu.

     

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014

  • How to Apply to Graduate School Workshop (+)

    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus

     

     

    Interested in helpful tips on how to apply to our school? Join us for our, Workshop on How to Apply to Graduate School, where we will address issues about how to write a personal statement and what to include, how to choose references and how to “coach” them, how to address low grades, as well as strategic questions about your application.

    You will have the opportunity to speak with Adler School admissions staff.

    Please RSVP here.