Telemental health services—seeing clients via video chat services similar to Skype—have the ability to greatly reduce this access gap for underserved populations,
I’m writing to for your support of two bills that are being voted on in the Illinois General Assembly this week that could be of great benefit to DSPs, our clients, and our field in general.
Interrupting and talking over someone will not make that person reconsider his or her position; it only makes them feel marginalized and shamed. And, after that, dialogue simply is not possible.
In episode 1 of our WGN podcast series On Social Health and Change, we discuss the deep problems with the U.S.’s current juvenile justice system and the great potential of investing in restorative justice programs.
As a future counselor from Adler, who promotes social justice, I believe it is our responsibility to help address this problem through our practice and advocacy.
I volunteered for almost a dozen organizations as a way to give back. It was all fulfilling—but it seemed to be so much in the present, rather than shaping the future. My contribution as an Adler trustee has changed that.
The politicians who want to limit our response and close our borders to some imagined and unfounded risk are not protecting us. Their response makes us smaller and weaker, not bigger, not bolder.