Upcoming Events

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orientation and gender variant minorities.

Advancing wellness for sexual
orientation and gender variant minorities.

    Tuesday, November 04, 2014

  • 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.

     

  • 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.

  • 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.
     

  • Thursday, November 06, 2014

  • 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.

  • 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.
     

  • Friday, November 07, 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.
     

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.
     

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014

  • 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.

  • 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.
     

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Thursday, November 13, 2014

  • Social Exclusion Simulation (+)

    9:30 AM - 12:30 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.

  • Career Networking Session: Center for Behavioral Medicine and Sport Psychology (+)

    12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
    Chicago Campus, Rm 15-101



    The office of Student Affairs and the Office of Alumni Relations invite Adler School students and alumni to this unique career development opportunity. Adler School alumnus Sara Buxton, M.A. ’12,  is the Co-Director of Center for Behavioral Medicine (CBM.) Her presentation will include an overview of employment at the organization, interviewing guidance, and the latest on upcoming job openings.

    If you would like to attend the presentation, please RSVP to Student Affairs and indicate if you are a student or alumni.

     

  • 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.
     

  • Friday, November 14, 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.

  • Sunday, November 16, 2014

  • Open House: Vancouver (+)

    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus



    Join us at this Open House to learn more about the Adler School Vancouver Campus, the Doctor in Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy. D.), the M.A. in Counselling Psychology (MAC), Master of Counselling Psychology (non-thesis MCP), Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy (MCP:AT), and M.A. in Organizational Psychology (MAOP) programs.

    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 Dean and a question and answer period starting at 1:00pm.

    RSVP is requested. Register here.

     

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