Upcoming Events

    Friday, May 29, 2015

  • Alumni Reception - Philadelphia (+)

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    The Perch Pub, Philadelphia
    1345 Locust Street Philadephia, PA

    Are you attending the 2015 NASAP Conference in Philadelphia? Do you live in or near Philadelphia? Please join Adler University leadership members, faculty, and fellow alumni for an evening reception. Catch up and network over cocktails and appetizers.  

    The Perch Pub is located at 1345 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. (The Perch Pub is directly across the street from the Double Tree by Hilton, Philadelphia Center City).

    Please RSVP by emailing alumni@adler.edu or call 312.662.4036 If you have questions, contact  Wendy Crupper, Director of Alumni, Adler University at wcrupper@adler.edu or 312.662.4036

    Wendy Crupper

  • Tuesday, June 02, 2015

  • Networking Session with UCAN (+)

    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Chicago Campus, Rm 15-101

    Join us to learn more about UCAN (Ulich Children's Advantage Network), hear about job opportunities, and build your networking skills. Salena Johnson, a residential therapist with UCAN and Adler alum (Class of 2012) will be present to talk with students and alumni and answer questions. Those interested in working with trauma clients, children, families, or in community mental health are strongly encouraged to attend.

    Breakfast will be provided; RSVP required email studentaffairs@adler.edu.

  • Wednesday, June 03, 2015

  • Social Exclusion Simulation (+)

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Community Hall

    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.

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