Current U.S. Immigration Policies Cause Trauma and Damage Fabric of Nation
Faculty & Staff / Social Justice

Current U.S. Immigration Policies Cause Trauma and Damage Fabric of Nation

Josephina Alvarez, Ph.D., core faculty member in the Psy.D. program at Adler University, explores the trauma caused by recent U.S. immigration policies.   Fifty years ago, my parents, two younger siblings and I migrated to the U.S. as refugees, after being granted political asylum. Unlike many other asylum seekers, my family was not facing imminent danger; my … Continue reading »

Top 10 Questions We Answer in Our Online Magazine
Alumni / Community / Faculty & Staff / Social Justice

Top 10 Questions We Answer in Our Online Magazine

For students, alumni and faculty at Adler University, advancing social justice isn’t just our mission. It’s what we do every day. We are excited to share the stories of our work in Social Change, our online magazine. The summer issue of Social Change released today explores how we are strengthening communities. With expertise in counseling, advocacy, … 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 »