Past Events

Meeting public safety challenges 
with socially just solutions.

Meeting public safety challenges
with socially just solutions.

    Friday, October 17, 2014

  • Information Session: All Programs (+)

    2:00 PM
    Chicago Campus



    The Office of Admissions invites you to join us for an Information Session! At an Information Session, you will meet one of our Admissions Counselors and receive a tour of the campus. Following the tour, Admissions Counselors will review program information and answer questions for those who are interested. Tours will begin promptly at 2:00pm, so please allow plenty of time to arrive to campus.

    RSVP here or email admissions@adler.edu.

  • Thursday, October 16, 2014

  • Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis! Oh, My! (+)

    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Rm 16-114



    Open to Adler School students. Join the Sexual Wellness and Advocacy Group (SWAG) to learn more about sexually transmitted infections/diseases (STIs/STDs). Juan Ortega from the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center is providing a short presentation on this topic. Also, enter to win a t-shirt or a sexuality dictionary at the event.

    Please RSVP by emailing

    SWAG@my.adler.edu

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  • Self-Defense (+)

    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Chicago Campus, Wellness Room



    Mark Lecker teaches participants how to be safe in an urban environment. He focuses on protecting yourself using a combination of targeted punches and kicks through a variety of martial arts movements. His practice is defensive not offensive. Mark teaches maneuvers, which will keep you out of harm’s way by blocking an attacker.

    Self-defense will be held in the Wellness Room on the 16th floor. This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff.
     

  • Wednesday, October 15, 2014

  • Social Exclusion Simulation (+)

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Chicago Campus



    The Social Exclusion Simulation is a group experiential learning tool for increasing understanding of complex systems and how the structural barriers that comprise them work to block access to key rights, resources and opportunities for some members of society, rendering them “socially excluded.”

    2.5 C.E.U.’s will be offered to psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and interested non-psychologists. Please indicate this on your reservation request.

    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.

    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.

  • Participate in our Future: 2015-2020 Strategic Plan (+)

    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus



    Every five years, the Adler School develops a new strategic plan. It is a six-month process involving our entire community of faculty, students, staff, alumni, trustees, community partners, and funders in helping to define the strategic goals and direction of our school. A Strategic Plan Steering Team has been appointed to guide our work throughout this process, and Beau River (Psy.D. ’10) has agreed to serve as the alumni representative.

    Our alumni were instrumental in helping us develop our current 2010-2015 Strategic Plan. That plan moved us to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler in new ways—clearly articulating our mission to graduate socially responsible practitioners, engage communities, and advance social justice.

    This new strategic plan will chart our course to realize our vision as Adler University. All Adler School alumni are invited to share ideas, provide feedback, and be a part of this process!

    This event is open to Adler School alumni. For the Chicago campus, the event will be held 10/14 5-7 pm. For the Vancouver campus, the event will be held 5:30-7p.m. A light dinner will be served at both events.

    To RSVP for the Chicago event, email Wendy Crupper. To RSVP for the Vancouver event, email Stephanie Haslam.

  • Common Hour: Get Noticed! Writing effective cover letters and resumes (+)

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Community Hall



    Alumnus John Rosenfield, M.A. '11, will discuss how to craft compelling and effective resumes and cover letters.

    Jon Rosenfield, M.A. '11, is a Career Counselor at Loyola University Chicago. In his role as the Career Development Center's liaison to the social science departments within the College of Arts and Sciences, he not only works with students to discern and explore majors and career paths of interest, but also to advise students in the process of a job or internship search, informational interviewing, networking, etc. In addition, Jon teaches a section of the Adler School’s Career and Life Planning Seminar, as well as cultivate partnerships with faculty in the departments he serves, and employers/internship coordinators in the community.

    Sponsoring Department: Alumni Relations.

    Can't attend? Join us online for this event by clicking here.

  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014

  • Participate in our Future: 2015-2020 Strategic Plan (+)

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Chicago Campus



    Every five years, the Adler School develops a new strategic plan. It is a six-month process involving our entire community of faculty, students, staff, alumni, trustees, community partners, and funders in helping to define the strategic goals and direction of our school. A Strategic Plan Steering Team has been appointed to guide our work throughout this process, and Beau River (Psy.D. ’10) has agreed to serve as the alumni representative.

    Our alumni were instrumental in helping us develop our current 2010-2015 Strategic Plan. That plan moved us to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler in new ways—clearly articulating our mission to graduate socially responsible practitioners, engage communities, and advance social justice.

    This new strategic plan will chart our course to realize our vision as Adler University. All Adler School alumni are invited to share ideas, provide feedback, and be a part of this process!

    This event is open to Adler School alumni. For the Chicago campus, the event will be held 10/14 5-7 pm. For the Vancouver campus, the event will be held 5:30-7p.m. A light dinner will be served at both events.

    To RSVP for the Chicago event, email Wendy Crupper. To RSVP for the Vancouver event, email Stephanie Haslam.
     

  • Zumba (+)

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Wellness Room



    Andrea DiRosa provides a mid-week energy boost. This fun and easy to follow cardio dance class combines high-energy and motivating Latin music with unique moves and combinations that make you forget you’re working out.

    Zumba will be held in the Wellness Room on the 16th floor. This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff.
     

  • Monday, October 13, 2014

  • Yoga (+)

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Wellness Room



    Leilanii Mesa is a registered yoga teacher, who has studied the practice for 10 years. She enjoys sharing her spiritual, mental and physical transformation with participants. Leilanii uses a gentle yet invigorating approach to relax the mind and body, as well as strengthen the body.

    Yoga will be held in the Wellness Room on the 16th floor. This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff.
     

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014

  • Innovative therapeutic responses to trauma and interpersonal & political violence (+)

    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus



    This workshop presents an alternative approach to work with 'trauma', from a decolonizing anti-oppression stance, which focuses on the resistance of victims of violence and oppression, as opposed to attending primarily to the details of the trauma, which can be re-traumatizing for both the client and therapist. The workshop will include lecture and experiential work. This workshop is open to all Adler students, faculty, and alumni, as well as professional counsellors (presuming space is available). At the end of the workshop you will be issued a certificate of completion (this workshop is not for credit). The tuition for the two-day workshop is $410.

    For more information and to register, email Alex Cruz.

  • Saturday, October 11, 2014

  • Innovative therapeutic responses to trauma and interpersonal & political violence (+)

    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus



    This workshop presents an alternative approach to work with 'trauma', from a decolonizing anti-oppression stance, which focuses on the resistance of victims of violence and oppression, as opposed to attending primarily to the details of the trauma, which can be re-traumatizing for both the client and therapist. The workshop will include lecture and experiential work. This workshop is open to all Adler students, faculty, and alumni, as well as professional counsellors (presuming space is available). At the end of the workshop you will be issued a certificate of completion (this workshop is not for credit). The tuition for the two-day workshop is $410.

    For more information and to register, email Alex Cruz.
     

  • Friday, October 10, 2014

  • Information Session: All Programs (+)

    2:00 PM
    Chicago Campus



    The Office of Admissions invites you to join us for an Information Session! At an Information Session, you will meet one of our Admissions Counselors and receive a tour of the campus. Following the tour, Admissions Counselors will review program information and answer questions for those who are interested. Tours will begin promptly at 2:00pm, so please allow plenty of time to arrive to campus.

    RSVP here or email admissions@adler.edu.

  • Thursday, October 09, 2014

  • Self-Defense (+)

    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Chicago Campus, Wellness Room



    Mark Lecker teaches participants how to be safe in an urban environment. He focuses on protecting yourself using a combination of targeted punches and kicks through a variety of martial arts movements. His practice is defensive not offensive. Mark teaches maneuvers, which will keep you out of harm’s way by blocking an attacker.

    Self-defense will be held in the Wellness Room on the 16th floor. This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff.
     

  • Wednesday, October 08, 2014

  • Common Hour: Introduction to Restorative Justice (+)

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Community Hall



    In an era of violence and mass incarceration in Chicago, Restorative Justice is an approach to addressing issues through the healing of communities rather than the punitive measures traditionally employed by the Criminal Justice System. Dr. Elena Quintana, Director of the Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice, will be giving an introductory presentation on the philosophy of Restorative Justice and how IPSSJ is using restorative justice to help deter youth from the Criminal Justice System.

    Can't attend? Join us online for this event by clicking here.

  • Aboriginal Focusing – Oriented Therapy and Complex Trauma Certificate Program (+)

    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus, 7th Floor, Room 3



    During this two hour session lead instructor, Shirley Turcotte, RCC, will present a brief overview of Aboriginal Focusing-Oriented Therapy and an introduction to the Aboriginal Focusing – Oriented Therapy and Complex Trauma Certificate Program offered through the Justice Institute of British Columbia.

    RSVP is required by Oct. 2. Please email vanstudentservices@adler.edu.