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    Saturday, October 04, 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.

  • Friday, October 03, 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.

  • Thursday, October 02, 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.
     

  • Wednesday, October 01, 2014

  • Association of Neuropsychology Students in Training Meeting (+)

    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Chicago Campus, Rm 16-104



    This will be the first research meeting of the 2014-2015 academic year sponsored by the Association of Neuropsychology Students in Training (ANST). Learn about current and upcoming research projects relative to the field of Neuropsychology. We will also discuss upcoming conferences as well as information regarding our research database. First and second year students are strongly encouraged to participate so they have a chance to collaborate.

  • Common Hour: Integrating Romanian and American Perspectives on Couple and Family Therapy (+)

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

     

    the Adler School’s Office of Global Affairs presents Dr. Ileana Ungureanu and her two students John Devin and Megan Molony who just spent three weeks at the Areopagus Institute for Family Therapy (AIFT in Timisoara, Romania this past summer as part of the second iteration of the Adler Global Scholars Program. During this one hour presentation and discussion, Dr. Ungureanu, John, and Megan will discuss the insights gained from their experiences at the AIFT and how the global perspective gained from this experience has contributed to their development as culturally competent and socially responsible practitioners.

    Can't attend? Join us online for this event by clicking here.

  • Bake Sale Benefiting Ronald McDonald House (+)

    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Alfred's Cafe

    Join us for a bake sale benefiting Ronald McDonald House (RMHC-CNI), whose mission is to care for families of children with complex medical needs by providing comfort, compassion and a sense of community. RMHC-CNI keeps families of hospitalized children together in a ‘home away from home’.

    Ronald McDonald Houses provide a ‘home away from home’ to keep families together. The Houses allow families to eat, sleep and find the emotional support they need - just blocks from where their child is being treated. This year they provided over 30,000 nights to families, offering them care and comfort during their hours of greatest need. While a donation of $10 per night is suggested, no family is ever turned away if they are unable to pay.

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014

  • MCQE Information Session #2 (+)

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus, Community Room

    If you are writing your Masters Clinical Qualifying Exam (MCQE) in the Fall term, or would like more information to prepare you for a future exam, you are encouraged to attend one of the sessions. This session will be presented by Dr. Kathleen Irvine. The other is offered 9/30 afrom 6 to 7 p.m.

    If you attended an info session prior to September 2013, please attend again as some important changes to the MCQE policies and procedures have been made since then.

    RSVP is required. Please email Michelle Vezina and specify which session you would like to attend.

  • 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.
     

  • MCQE Information Session #1 (+)

    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Vancouver Campus, Community Room

     

    If you are writing your Masters Clinical Qualifying Exam (MCQE) in the Fall term, or would like more information to prepare you for a future exam, you are encouraged to attend one of the sessions. This session will be presented by Dr. Kathleen Irvine. The other is offered 9/30 afrom 6 to 7 p.m.

    If you attended an info session prior to September 2013, please attend again as some important changes to the MCQE policies and procedures have been made since then.

    RSVP is required. Please email Michelle Vezina and specify which session you would like to attend.

  • Bake Sale Benefiting Ronald McDonald House (+)

    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Alfred's Cafe



    Join us for a bake sale benefiting Ronald McDonald House (RMHC-CNI), whose mission is to care for families of children with complex medical needs by providing comfort, compassion and a sense of community. RMHC-CNI keeps families of hospitalized children together in a ‘home away from home’.

    Ronald McDonald Houses provide a ‘home away from home’ to keep families together. The Houses allow families to eat, sleep and find the emotional support they need - just blocks from where their child is being treated. This year they provided over 30,000 nights to families, offering them care and comfort during their hours of greatest need. While a donation of $10 per night is suggested, no family is ever turned away if they are unable to pay.

  • Monday, September 29, 2014

  • Association of Couple and Family Therapy Mentor/Mentee Mixer (+)

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Rm 16-118



    Join the Association of Couple and Family Therapy (ACFT) group for a mentor and mentee mixer. There will be pizza and pop, and fun activities that will help us break the ice and get to know one another better, while continuing to build upon your mentor/mentee relationships. Come ready to venture outside your comfort zones, have some fun, and socialize. We encourage you to reach out to your mentor or mentee to participate in an engaging evening of partner and team building. This also provides an opportunity to get to know one another better.

    RSVP by

    emailing Lindsay La Rue

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  • 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, September 27, 2014

  • The spiritual roots of mindfulness, The mindfulness roots of social justice (+)

    9:45 AM - 4:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus


    An experiential six-hour session with much of the time in silence. Participants will experience a Day of Mindfulness and Contemplative Practice: sitting and walking meditation, a mindful meal, tea service, engaging Buddhist teachings and Contemplative Christian readings, group discussion and a question and answer period.

    A willingness to be fully present without distraction during the day is the only prerequisite.

    This workshop is free but registration is required. Please RSVP to vanstudentservices@adler.edu by September 22, 2014. All members of the Adler community are welcome.

    The workshop facilitator are:

    • Bethan LLoyd is a Registered Clinical Counsellor focused on Buddhist Psychology and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with individuals and groups. She has practiced in the engaged Buddhist tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh for over 15 years and received lay ordination as a member of the Tiep Hien Order of Interbeing in 2000.
    • Kathleen Irvine is a Registered Psychologist and Core Faculty in Counselling Psychology at Adler School. She was introduced to Mindfulness many years ago and for the past 3 years has been practicing Centering Prayer, a form of meditation coming from the Christian mystical and contemplative tradition.

  • Friday, September 26, 2014

  • The Evolving Pillars of Relationships: A Panel Discussion (+)

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Vancouver Campus, Community Room



    Please join us for an in-depth panel discussion with three specialists who have been enormously successful in their fields. For more information and to RSVP, email Stephanie Haslam.

    Dr. Teesha Morgan is a well known, highly trained, and experienced Couples Counsellor and Sex Therapist. Her honesty, insight, and unique academic background have helped to transform the lives of countless men and women. Through the use of cognitive-behavioural techniques and effective communication strategies, she believes that anyone is able to achieve the kind of deep relationship connection, and sexual satisfaction, that they have always imagined. More information about Dr. Morgan can be found on her website.

    Jo-Anne Weiler MA, RFMT, RCC, is a registered clinical member of the BC Marriage & Family Association, the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy & the B.C. Association of Clinical Counselors and has 35 years of experience working in the area of health care, family development, and family life transition. She is a Certified Professional co-Active Coach and is trained in Bowen Family Systems Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Existential Therapy, and Imago Couples Therapy. More information about Jo-Anne can be found on her website.

    Joe Ramirez MCP, CAC, CCC, is a psychotherapist and has a private practice in downtown Vancouver providing couples counselling and longer-term individual counselling. He specializes in working with men’s sexual health and identity; LGBTQ identity, relationships, and parenting; as well as Latin-Canadian cross-cultural relationships. He has worked with Options for Sexual Health, the Justice Institute of BC and the BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Assault, and currently volunteers at, both, the Health Initiative for Men providing brief counselling, and the Adlerian Psychology Association of BC as a director. Joe’s breadth of cultural perspectives and natural use of Adlerian skills is the base other theoretic skills are used, and which relationships are restored regardless of orientation or identity. More information about Joe can be found on his website.

  • ASATSA Mentor/Mentee Kick-Off Bash (+)

    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Rm 16-118




    First and second year art therapy students involved in a mentor/mentee program will be meeting at this time. There will also be an icebreaker activity and speakers from IATA. Speakers include alumni of the art therapy program: Melissa Hedlund and Liz Gardner.

    To RSVP, please email the Adler School Art Therapy Student Association
     

  • 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.

  • Thursday, September 25, 2014

  • Leadership Nightmare: Live Business Theatre (+)

    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Community Hall



    Bored with talking heads? Unhappy with disengaged participants? Yearning for learners to "Walk the Talk"? Frustrated with the lack of skill application? Tired of classroom limitations?

    Join The PowerSuasion Players & the Adler School Master of Arts in Counseling and Organizational Psychology program as they present Leadership Nightmare. Come see the POWER of LIVE business theater. The story includes an introduction, presentation, discussion, and audience participation. 

    This event is free, but registration is required. Networking takes place from 1:30-2 p.m. The performance will take place from 2-4 p.m.

    The Story:
    Tom, a stickler for details, manages Diane, who wants to prove that she can work independently and do the job. Tom assigns her a new project: to arrange the marketing conference. Excited and enthusiastic, Diane goes to work, but finds that her boss's management style creates problems for her.

    Meanwhile, Diane's colleague, Bill, has Phyllis, his manager, to contend with. Phyllis sees herself as an empowering manager practicing the latest in managerial styles. Overwhelmed by Phyllis's enthusiasm, Bill struggles to steer a path while making sure that his own nightmare doesn't come true. As tensions mount, Tom and Diane finally confront each other, only to discover a new understanding.

    For more information contact Suellen Burton 773.294.4410 or Karolus Smejda 312.371.7088.

  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014

  • Maximizing Results and Engagement in the Workplace: Online Open House (+)

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Online

     

    Please join us to learn more about the Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program at the Adler School of Professional Psychology.

    Dr. Michelle Dennis, Program Director, will discuss curriculum, program format, potential professions and how a master's degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the Adler School can help professionals develop the skills necessary to be a positive agent of change within an organization.

    RSVP is required.
     

     

  • Common Hour: Pilsen and Little Village Health Impact Assessment (+)

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



    The Institute on Social Exclusion (ISE) will host a program to inform the Adler community about their work for the past year in Pilsen and Little Village. During this event, the ISE will discuss our findings and the health impacts of increased access to open space in Pilsen and Little Village, specifically around the Fisk and Crawford coal plants that closed in 2012. Come and join in on the conversation of how the ISE was able to receive input from community residents that are typically excluded from the decision making process. Refreshments will be provided.

    Can't attend? Join us online for this event by clicking here.

     

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