Transcending Help to Create Healing: How to Guide Youth Through Grief
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Transcending Help to Create Healing: How to Guide Youth Through Grief

Working with clients who are faced with grief can feel intimidating. When those clients are children and teens, the task can feel monumental. Many helping professionals receive little to no training in grief and bereavement, and feel ill-equipped to work effectively with clients who are facing related challenges. Adler University faculty members are hoping to help … Continue reading »

What the ‘Health’ Drives Trump’s Repeal and Replace Goal for the Affordable Care Act?
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What the ‘Health’ Drives Trump’s Repeal and Replace Goal for the Affordable Care Act?

David Louridas is an Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration. He applies the knowledge gained through his program to modern human rights issues (in this case, access to health care). In a 2011 interview with CNSNews, then-TV personality Donald Trump was quoted affirming, “It starts with increasing competition between … … Continue reading »

Take Action: Grad Students’ Financial Aid Compromised by HR 4508
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Take Action: Grad Students’ Financial Aid Compromised by HR 4508

HR 4508 would make student loans less available to grad students, forcing many to borrow at a potentially higher cost and risk from the private loan market. Affected students are encouraged to contact their representatives and share their concerns. With financial aid for graduate students in the crosshairs, now is the time to act. Congress … Continue reading »

Adler Students Rally Support for Puerto Rico and Mexico Disaster Relief
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Adler Students Rally Support for Puerto Rico and Mexico Disaster Relief

Whether in their own back yards or halfway around the world, Adler University students are committed to creating positive change. Among their current efforts is a months-long push to gather much-needed resources for residents who are wading through the aftermath of natural disasters in Puerto Rico and Mexico. The need for donations will remain high leading up to … Continue reading »

Unity, Positivity and Resolutions ‘Blanket’ Chicago Campus Community
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Unity, Positivity and Resolutions ‘Blanket’ Chicago Campus Community

“You are enough.” “Bloom.” “You decide.” “The world is better because you’re in it.” “Inclusion.” “You gotta nourish to flourish.” “Peace by Piece.” These are just a few of the many expressions Adler University Chicago community members are using to mark the end of one year and start of a new one. The phrases, drawings … Continue reading »

Artist Makeba Kedem-Dubose Makes ‘The Best of Blue’ During 8-Year Battle With Depression
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Artist Makeba Kedem-Dubose Makes ‘The Best of Blue’ During 8-Year Battle With Depression

Even amidst seemingly insurmountable challenges, you have the power to achieve, grow and ultimately, triumph. At least that’s according to Chicago native and artist Makeba Kedem-Dubose. She did exactly that, she says, when she chronicled her eight-year journey through depression and created, “The Best of Blue: A Work in Progress.” The piece debuted this month on … Continue reading »

Incorporating Spirituality When Creating Culturally Considerate Programs
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Incorporating Spirituality When Creating Culturally Considerate Programs

Sara Sherman is a Psy.D. student currently completing her final year through Adler University’s Chicago campus. She was one of three winners of the 2016-2017 Student Affairs Essay Contest, which centered on spirituality and social justice. Sherman is also a doctoral clinical psychology resident in Advocate Health Care’s Childhood Trauma Treatment Program. Social justice was … Continue reading »