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    Thursday, March 20, 2014

  • Amnesty International: Why Human Rights and Social Justice Matter and How to Get Involved (+)

    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Chicago Campus, Community Hall



    Are you interested to learn and engage in the fight for human rights and social justice? Presented by the Adler School's Office of Global Affairs, attend the Amnesty International informational session at the Adler School campus to find out how you can be a part of this global human rights movement. Presentation and informational session geared towards students on how to get involved in supporting human rights/social justice issues on your campus and about Amnesty International’s upcoming Human Rights Conference happening here in Chicago April 4-6.

  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014

  • How to make the most of your practicum and clinical field experiences (+)

    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Community Hall



    Practicum and clinical field experience allows students supervised, real-world learning in a professional setting. Join us for a workshop tailored expressly for Adler School students by CTC Coaching and Program Director Laura Sterkel.

    During this workshop you will learn how to:

    • Utilize the student learning experience to serve your future career goals.
    • Gain insight from ‘real life’ examples and expand your awareness of professional expectations in the field.  
    • Develop a professional network that will serve you throughout your career.

    There will also be discussion on how to gain clarity in career direction, identify personal values, and how to promote yourself to a potential employer.

    This workshop is free. Register today.

    Laura Sterkel a seasoned performance and leadership coach who helps organizations, business and community leaders enhance their purpose and reach their potential.She co-founded Chicago Financial Women and has served as a mentor for Menttium Corporation supporting the careers of rising-star women leaders for over a decade. Laura is Director, Programs & Coaching at Career Transitions Center of Chicago.

  • Thursday, March 13, 2014

  • Alumni Panel: Careers in Adler Child & Adolescent Psychology (+)

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Rm 16-118



    The Adler Child & Adolescent Student Association presents an alumni panel to discuss careers in child and adolescent psychology.  Students and alumni will get an idea of what to expect in transitioning to a position in the field as well as ideas on future career possibilities and opportunities.

    Panelists include:

    • Shannon Duffy, M.A. '05
    • Kristen Markovich, Psy.D. '11
    • Rachel Nelms, M.A. '12
    • Jessica Strang, Psy.D. '07

    If you have questions or need more information, please email the Office of Alumni Relations.

  • Monday, March 10, 2014

  • M.A. in Counseling: Specialization in Sport & Health Psychology Online Open House (+)

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM



    Join us to learn more about the Master of Arts: in Counseling: Specialization in Sport & Health Psychology program at the Adler School of Professional Psychology. The program director, Dr. Michele Kerulis, will discuss curriculum, program format, and potential counseling professions. Admissions counselors will discuss the application process and admissions requirements. There will be a Q&A at the end of the event.

    Register for the online open house.

  • Thursday, March 06, 2014

  • Criminology: The Study of Crime and the Role of the Criminologist (+)

    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM



    Learn more about the field of criminology and criminal justice from Rachel Johnston, Ph.D., Program Director, M.A. in Criminology. Dr. Johnston was the former Director of Research and Development for the Chicago Police Department.

    During this online webinar, Dr. Johnston will talk about criminology, and careers in the field. There will be a Q&A session, which will allow you to ask questions. The session will conclude with information about our Master of Arts in Criminology program.

    Please RSVP today.

  • Monday, March 03, 2014

  • Social Exclusion Simulation (+)

    1:00 PM - 4:00 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


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