What Does it Mean to be a Socially Responsible Practitioner?
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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 »

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

Win or Lose? Settling the Score on Kids Specializing in Sport at an Early Age
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Win or Lose? Settling the Score on Kids Specializing in Sport at an Early Age

Felix Yu is a second-year Adler University Chicago Campus student pursuing a Master’s in Counseling: Sport and Health Psychology degree. He shares valuable perspective on young children specializing in sport. It’s plastered all over the media: “Michael Phelps’s extraordinary achievements are a result of focusing on swimming at an early age. The only way to succeed in … Continue reading »

Diving Into the Digital Storytelling of Social Change Magazine
Marketing & Communication / Social Justice

Diving Into the Digital Storytelling of Social Change Magazine

As Adler University’s Associate Director of Communications, Evan Bryson helped facilitate the creation of Social Change magazine. In what ways does an online magazine facilitate activism? How do you hope readers navigate and leverage the new platform? It’s like the Washington Post’s masthead says, “Democracy dies in the dark.” Movements, manifestos, research, reportage — those … Continue reading »

Hard-Earned Ultra-Marathon Lessons Are Not Left at the Finish Line
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Hard-Earned Ultra-Marathon Lessons Are Not Left at the Finish Line

Emma Hart is a first-year Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in counseling with a specialization in sport and health psychology. She recently reflected on her journey training for, and completing an ultra-marathon. Goal setting and decision-making are two vital mental skills; both in sport, and in life. After I decided to run a 100-kilometer … Continue reading »