Upcoming Events

Advancing wellness for sexual 
orientation and gender variant minorities.

Advancing wellness for sexual
orientation and gender variant minorities.

    Monday, March 24, 2014

  • 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.

  • 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.

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