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Students to Illinois’ Education Policymakers: ‘Eliminate Barriers for Gender Minority Youth’
In The Classroom

Students to Illinois’ Education Policymakers: ‘Eliminate Barriers for Gender Minority Youth’

Taylor Pauken is a third-year Adler University Chicago Campus student pursuing a doctor of psychology (Psy.D) degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis on children and adolescents. She was among a group of a dozen students who advocated for specific causes — in her case, gender minority youth — this past spring at the Illinois … Continue reading »

‘Don’t Forget the True Meaning of Memorial Day’, Students Urge
Academic Programs

‘Don’t Forget the True Meaning of Memorial Day’, Students Urge

As Memorial Day approaches, members of Adler University’s Student Veterans Association are honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice serving their country, and reminding community members about the true meaning of the holiday. Observed this year on Monday, May 28, Memorial Day is devoted to remembering those killed while serving in the United States military. Since 1775, more … Continue reading »

Adler Psy.D. Students Ask State Officials to Fix School-to-Prison Pipeline Problems
General / In The Classroom

Adler Psy.D. Students Ask State Officials to Fix School-to-Prison Pipeline Problems

Juan Barriga is a third-year Adler University Chicago Campus student pursuing a doctor of psychology (Psy.D) degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis on children and adolescents. He was among a group of a dozen students who advocated for a specific cause last month at the Illinois State Board of Education. The effort was part … Continue reading »

What Does it Mean to be a Socially Responsible Practitioner?
Academic Programs / Faculty & Staff / Social Justice

What Does it Mean to be a Socially Responsible Practitioner?

Adler University’s programs seek to prepare students to become socially responsible practitioners who are educated to be effective personal and social change agents in the pursuit of justice. What does that mean? Well, the meaning of socially responsible practice can vary by discipline, population and with each client’s unique circumstances. We recently looked to a couple … Continue reading »

The Keys to Fixing a Divided City’s Flawed Approach to Public Safety
Centers & Institute

The Keys to Fixing a Divided City’s Flawed Approach to Public Safety

Dan Cooper, Ph.D., is the executive director for Adler University’s Center for Equitable Cities. He has spent more than a decade working with community-based organizations and coalitions on issues including violence prevention, youth development, housing, economic development, program evaluation, and strategic planning.  What happens when the primary investments in a community are policing and incarceration rather than human and … Continue reading »

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists’ Role to Better Workplaces, Life and Communities
Academic Programs

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists’ Role to Better Workplaces, Life and Communities

How do you establish a socially just, equitable environment for all employees? What methods can you use to help your team stay engaged? How can staff members from four different generations work harmoniously together? Well-trained industrial-organizational (I/O) psychologists can answer all of these questions, and more, and studies show that the demand for their expertise is only … Continue reading »