Past Events

Meeting public safety challenges 
with socially just solutions.

Meeting public safety challenges
with socially just solutions.

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014

  • Common Hour: Institutional Strategic Planning (+)

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


    Hosted by the Office of the President, this common hour will discuss the upcoming institutional strategic plan. More details to come.

  • National Philanthropy Day Celebration (+)

    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Alfred's Cafe



    Come celebrate National Philanthropy Day. Learn about how much philanthropy has done for the Adler School. Students can enjoy some treats and say thank you to the donors that make all of this possible.

  • Adopt-A-Family: Donation Opportunity (+)

    - Friday, December 05, 2014
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Library
    17 N. Dearborn Chicago, IL



    Adler Psi Chi is sponsoring a family this holiday season. Donation information can be found in the Adler library during the library's hours of operation. Here is some information about one family in need: Tara is a 37 year old married mother of three children, ages 8-16 years old and the grandmother of a one year old little boy. Tara was recently release from prison earlier this year due to an unfortunate situation that caused her be incarcerated for a year. While incarcerated, Tara's children were cared for by family members and her husband. Tara has assumed that responsibility and also takes care of her disabled husband who because of his disability is unable to work. Please stop by the library to learn more. Donation opportunities are available until Dec. 5.

    If you have questions, please email psichi@adler.edu.

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014

  • 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.
     

  • Careers in Criminology (+)

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Online



    The employment landscape for those trained in criminology is ever-widening. Dr. Rachel Johnston, Program Director for the Master of Arts in Criminology program will discuss what criminology is and explore different career paths.

    RSVP is requested. Reigster online.

     

  • Open House: Chicago (+)

    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Chicago Campus



    Our Open Houses are a great opportunity to meet with our core faculty to ask them questions directly about the programs we offer. In addition, you will hear from integral campus services such as Admissions, Adler Institutes, Financial Aid, and Student Affairs.
    Open House Agenda:

    Check-in: 10:00am - 10:30am
    Speakers: 10:30am - 11:00am
    Tours of Campus: 11:00am - 11:30am
    Open House with Core Faculty: 11:30am - 12:30pm

    RSVP here or email admissions@adler.edu.

  • Monday, November 10, 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.
     

  • Saturday, November 08, 2014

  • Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (+)

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Chicago Campus



    This is a two-day training workshop to become certified in Positive Discipline Training, which is based on Adlerian based concepts and strategies. The workshop is offered in collaboration with Positive Discipline Association and the Center for Adlerian Research and Practice.

    For current Adler students the fee is $250. There are also special rates for groups. The early bird rates are vaild through Oct. 6. For more information and to register, click here.

    This two-day workshop is designed for new and experienced parent educators to gain the information and skills to become Certified Positive Discipline Parenting Educators. The workshop provides effective tools and resources for therapists who want to offer Positive Discipline parenting classes for their clients and/or use Adlerian based concepts and strategies in their sessions. It supports school personnel, nurses, counselors, youth workers and others who deal with parents, children and young people; and it provides insight and strategies for parents with children of all ages who want to learn to parent effectively for today’s world. Participants will learn to facilitate experiential activities in group and individual settings. They will learn research-based, effective tools and techniques for teaching parents how to build respectful relationships and use discipline that is kind and firm at the same time, neither punitive nor permissive. They will gain a set of resource materials adaptable for use with all age and focus groups; therapeutic relationships; parenting and mentor programs. Participants leave with the certification, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

    Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (developed by Lynn Lott and Jane Nelsen) provides a step-by-step approach to starting and leading experientially based parenting groups. This program stands alone or offers significant enhancement to any program; it emphasizes experiential activities that reach the heart to inspire deeper understanding and change. Parents love the Parents Helping Parents Problem-Solving Steps because this process provides a fun and effective way for them to get specific help with real problems.

    The workshop is facilitated by Dina Emser, MA, Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer. Please email Dina  with any questions or special requests for group discounts. Please  email Dr. Jay Colker for overall program questions.

  • Friday, November 07, 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.

  • Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (+)

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Chicago Campus



    This is a two-day training workshop to become certified in Positive Discipline Training, which is based on Adlerian based concepts and strategies. The workshop is offered in collaboration with Positive Discipline Association and the Center for Adlerian Research and Practice.

    For current Adler students the fee is $250. There are also special rates for groups. The early bird rates are vaild through Oct. 6. For more information and to register, click here.

    This two-day workshop is designed for new and experienced parent educators to gain the information and skills to become Certified Positive Discipline Parenting Educators. The workshop provides effective tools and resources for therapists who want to offer Positive Discipline parenting classes for their clients and/or use Adlerian based concepts and strategies in their sessions. It supports school personnel, nurses, counselors, youth workers and others who deal with parents, children and young people; and it provides insight and strategies for parents with children of all ages who want to learn to parent effectively for today’s world. Participants will learn to facilitate experiential activities in group and individual settings. They will learn research-based, effective tools and techniques for teaching parents how to build respectful relationships and use discipline that is kind and firm at the same time, neither punitive nor permissive. They will gain a set of resource materials adaptable for use with all age and focus groups; therapeutic relationships; parenting and mentor programs. Participants leave with the certification, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

    Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (developed by Lynn Lott and Jane Nelsen) provides a step-by-step approach to starting and leading experientially based parenting groups. This program stands alone or offers significant enhancement to any program; it emphasizes experiential activities that reach the heart to inspire deeper understanding and change. Parents love the Parents Helping Parents Problem-Solving Steps because this process provides a fun and effective way for them to get specific help with real problems.

    The workshop is facilitated by Dina Emser, MA, Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer. Please email Dina  with any questions or special requests for group discounts. Please  email Dr. Jay Colker for overall program questions.
     

  • Thursday, November 06, 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.
     

  • Self-defence two-day workshop (+)

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus

    Unique Self Defense & Work/Street Safety training designed for busy staff and students. Women and men of all ages and physical ability are encouraged to join us in learning practical self-defence, escapes, attack prevention and more with two (female and male), multi-black belt, award winning, self-defence instructors. These two sessions are ideal for personal safety and a compliment to your career training. A take home Work/Street Safety guide will be provided to all attendees.

    The cost is $25 for both sessions, which is open to all Adler School student, faculty and staff. To register and pay email Stephanie Haslam, Manager of Student and Alumni Services, at by Oct. 29.

    The two day classes will be held Nov. 4 and Nov. 6 from noon to 1 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November 05, 2014

  • Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury (+)

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Online



    Traumatic brain injury is one of the invisible wounds of war, and one of the signature injuries of troops wounded in Afghanistan and Iraq. Dr. Troiani, Program Director for the Master of Arts in Psychology: Specialization in Military Psychology program, will discuss how traumatic brain injuries have affected our veterans and what is being done to help provide resources and support to treat this condition.

    RSVP is requested. Register online.

  • Common Hour: Mental Health in Shangri-La (+)

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



    As counseling is becoming increasingly internationalized, guidelines for developing and implementing counseling delivery systems in low resource settings are needed. Dr. Brian Price will discuss the development of international counseling systems from the perspective of his recent work in the Kingdom of Bhutan. As a society-in-transition, Bhutan faces multiple challenges that impact the well-being of individuals. These include among others, a growing population and urban migration, a shift from communal to individualist values, growing consumerism, and a shift from extended to nuclear family structures. This presentation will address the goals, objectives and strategies of the development of clinical counseling services in the country to address these societal problems. Dr. Price will also answer questions on the development of a special topics course that will permit Adler’s counseling and public policy students to complete a four week service project in Bhutan during the Summer II term.This common hour presentation is open to all students, faculty, and staff.

  • Tuesday, November 04, 2014

  • 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.
     

  • Vancouver Community Service Practicum Poster Presentation (+)

    3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus



    Students will present posters regarding their Community Service Practicum (CSP) experiences, and talk how the CSP experience impacted them. This is a celebration of Adler students' contribution to the community. Please stop by throughout the event. There will be wine and appetizers.

  • Self-defence two-day workshop (+)

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus



    Unique Self Defense & Work/Street Safety training designed for busy staff and students. Women and men of all ages and physical ability are encouraged to join us in learning practical self-defence, escapes, attack prevention and more with two (female and male), multi-black belt, award winning, self-defence instructors. These two sessions are ideal for personal safety and a compliment to your career training. A take home Work/Street Safety guide will be provided to all attendees.

    The cost is $25 for both sessions, which is open to all Adler School student, faculty and staff. To register and pay email Stephanie Haslam, Manager of Student and Alumni Services, at by Oct. 29.

    The two day classes will be held Nov. 4 and Nov. 6 from noon to 1 p.m.

     

  • Monday, November 03, 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.
     

  • Saturday, November 01, 2014

  • Commencement (Vancouver Campus) (+)

    10:30 AM
    Vancouver Harbourside Hotel



    The 2014 Commencement Ceremony will be held November 1 at 10:30 a.m. It will be held at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, located at 1133 W. Hastings Street. More details to come.

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