Past Events

Meeting public safety challenges 
with socially just solutions.

Meeting public safety challenges
with socially just solutions.

    Thursday, April 09, 2015

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Week - Let's Discuss! (+)

    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Chicago Campus, Rm 16 - 118



    We will be showing 3-4 TED talks based around themes of domestic violence, sexual assault, and gender issues with open dialogue and discussion built in. The TED talk videos selected are short but powerful, and a great way to learn more, meet others who are passionate about this topic, and come up with the best ways to support our clients facing these issues. Free food and refreshments provided.

  • Wednesday, April 08, 2015

  • Providing Therapy to Couples: How Trauma Can Affect a Relationship (+)

    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Chicago Campus



    Dr. Ileana Ungureanu, LMFT and Core Faculty in the Couple and Family Therapy Department, will be discussing trauma as it relates to couples therapy. This online event is designed for prospective students who are interested in learning about couple and family therapy and is a unique opportunity to engage with faculty and students at Adler University. There will be a Q&A following the presentation about the topic of trauma and how it connects with Adler University’s Couple and Family Therapy programs.

    RSVP is requested. Register online.

  • Common Hour: Animal Assisted Therapy (+)

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



    Join Adler University professor, Sandra Kakacek, Ph.D., and alumna Kristen Markovich, Psy.D. ’11, for a special Common Hour presentation on the use of animals in a therapeutic setting. Dr. Kakacek will share her experience in working with mini-equines and Dr. Markovich will describe her work with her dog, a mini-Australian shepherd. Both animals will be on campus for the presentation.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Week - Wear Teal! (+)

    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM



    Show us your teal! Wear teal on this day to bring awareness to sexual assault and support the It's On Us movement by uploading a picture to your social media account and Snapchat of you in your teal and use the hashtag #ItsOnUsAdler– visit the website or come to our other events during the week for information about the social movement and how to get involved. Take the Pledge at itsonus.org.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015

  • Couple & Family Therapy Student Organization Alumni Panel (+)

    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Chicago Campus, Community Hall



    Three Adler University alumni will share their experience and discuss what to expect in pursuing a career in couple and family therapy. Topics that will be discussed include potential career paths and opportunities, and tips for navigating the licensure process.

    Our panelists are:

    • Madelyn Esposito, L.P.C, AMFT (MA ’12), School-Based Clinician, SGA Youth & Family Services
    • Kalli Rimikis-Kerr, L.M.F.T (M.A. ’89), Owner, City Therapy Center
    • Karen Washington (M.A.’12), Pre-Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist, Relationship Realty 312

     

     

  • Financial Aid Webinar (+)

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Online



    This webinar is open to prospective and current students who want to learn more information about loan repayment options, loan consolidation, and loan forgiveness programs. To RSVP, please register online. You will receive a confirmation email on the day of the webinar, just click the link included and follow the instructions to enter the webinar.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Week - Tweet #ItsOnUs (+)

    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM



    Use tweets, posts and status updates to spread the word about SAAM. Use the hashtags #ItsOnUsAdler #EndVictimBlaming #SAAM and #AdlerUniversity to increase followers For more information, nsvrc.org/saam.

  • Monday, April 06, 2015

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Week - Yoga Class (+)

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



    Join us in meditation as we participate in Adler University's yoga class with instructor Laura Kacere. This yoga class will have a specific intention set at the beginning of class to remind us of those who have SURVIVED, found EMPOWERMENT, and displayed STRENGTH in the presence of violence.

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  • Wednesday, April 01, 2015

  • What You Need To Succeed: Our Part-Time Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program (+)

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Chicago Campus



    Dr. Mark Bilkey, Co-Director for the Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, will discuss potential career opportunities within mental health counseling, practicum experience and program structure at Adler University.

    RSVP is requested. Please register online

  • Common Hour: Do you know your rights as a protester? (+)

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



    Susan Ritacca, a member of the National Lawyers Guild and a staff attorney at First Defense Legal Aid, will speak with students, staff, and faculty about their rights when participating in protests. Refreshments will be served.

  • Monday, March 30, 2015

  • Why Military Psychology? "The Growing Need for Psychologists in the Military" (+)

    2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Chicago Campus



    Dr. Grady Osten-Garner Jr., Retired Army Reserve Captain and Coordinator of the Military Track in the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program, will present on the importance of psychologists in the military and how Adler University has unique training focus on Military Psychology. This presentation will be conducted online. 

    RSVP requested. Register online

  • Friday, March 27, 2015

  • Chicago Information Session (+)

    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 p.m., so please allow plenty of time to arrive to campus.

    RSVP online or email admissions@adler.edu.

  • Thursday, March 26, 2015

  • Art Therapy with Youth Survivors of Trauma: Healing Through Expression (+)

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Online

     

    Gail Roy, Adler University Core Faculty in the Master of Arts in Counseling: Art Therapy program and Monique Matic, Alumni of Adler University, will discuss their experiences as Art Therapists and how to become a professional counselor in the field of Art Therapy.

    RSVP is required. Please register online

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015

  • Financial Aid Webinar (+)

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Online



    This webinar is open to prospective and current students who want to learn more information about loan repayment options, loan consolidation, and loan forgiveness programs. To RSVP, please register online. You will receive a confirmation email on the day of the webinar, just click the link included and follow the instructions to enter the webinar.

  • Common Hour: #Blacklivesmatter: Where Do We Go From Here? (+)

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



    This common hour will take up the role of social psychology in transforming and responding to the impact of mass incarceration on impoverished communities. In doing so, it examines the role of race and economy in the current criminal justice policy. It will encourage attendees to brainstorm and engage in socially responsible practices directed at the collective forms of trauma wrought by mass incarceration.

  • Sunday, March 22, 2015

  • A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer (+)

    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Chicago Campus, Community Hall



    Join us for three nights of a very special performance! A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer (MMRP) comes from Eve Ensler, the woman behind the Vagina Monologues. This show takes a more serious look at how violence affects woman around the world. more serious then the Vagina Monologues, MMRP is a powerful series of monologues, rants, and prayers which seek to spread awareness and empower the audience to advocate for woman rights. The play will be followed with a debrief and conversation.

    The debrief will be facilitated by Dr. Henning, during which audience members are encouraged to share their reactions to the play, and discuss ways to better advocate. All proceeds go towards the Dreamcatcher Foundation, a local Chicago nonprofit which seeks to end human trafficking in Chicago. Donations are welcome and appreciated. Tickets are $5. There will be three performances, all 90 minutes, on 3/20 at 6 p.m., and 3/21 at 2 p.m., and 3/22 at 2 p.m.

    Tickets can be purchased in Adler Cafe throughout the week. If bringing any non-Adler guests, please email their name to FEA@adler.edu, and have them bring a valid ID in order to enter the building.

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