Upcoming Events

    Thursday, October 30, 2014

  • Career Networking Session: Thresholds (+)

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Rm 15-101



    The office of Student Affairs and the Office of Alumni Relations invite Adler School students and alumni to this unique presentation by one of our partner organizations. Adler School alumnus Michael Reynolds, M.A. ’13, is a human resource specialist at Thresholds. His presentation will include an overview of employment at the organization, interviewing guidance, and the latest on upcoming job openings. Lunch will be provided.

    If you would like to attend the presentation, please RSVP to Student Affairs and indicate that you are an alumnus/a or student.

  • Adler School Reunion 2014 (Vancouver) (+)

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Vancouver Campus



    The Adler School's Vancouver Campus Reunion 2014 will be on Oct. 30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Vancouver campus.

    Previously known as the New Grad and Alumni Wine and Cheese, the annual alumni reception featuring appetizers and cocktails will take place Thursday October 30th at the Vancouver campus. The Vancouver Alumni Association Leadership Board will also present its Adler School Outstanding Alumni Awardsf to Deb Bailey, M.A. '90.

    For more information, email Stephanie Haslam, Manager Student and Alumni Services.

  • Friday, November 07, 2014

  • Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (+)

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Chicago Campus



    This is a two-day training workshop to become certified in Positive Discipline Training, which is based on Adlerian based concepts and strategies. The workshop is offered in collaboration with Positive Discipline Association and the Center for Adlerian Research and Practice.

    For current Adler students the fee is $250. There are also special rates for groups. The early bird rates are vaild through Oct. 6. For more information and to register, click here.

    This two-day workshop is designed for new and experienced parent educators to gain the information and skills to become Certified Positive Discipline Parenting Educators. The workshop provides effective tools and resources for therapists who want to offer Positive Discipline parenting classes for their clients and/or use Adlerian based concepts and strategies in their sessions. It supports school personnel, nurses, counselors, youth workers and others who deal with parents, children and young people; and it provides insight and strategies for parents with children of all ages who want to learn to parent effectively for today’s world. Participants will learn to facilitate experiential activities in group and individual settings. They will learn research-based, effective tools and techniques for teaching parents how to build respectful relationships and use discipline that is kind and firm at the same time, neither punitive nor permissive. They will gain a set of resource materials adaptable for use with all age and focus groups; therapeutic relationships; parenting and mentor programs. Participants leave with the certification, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

    Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (developed by Lynn Lott and Jane Nelsen) provides a step-by-step approach to starting and leading experientially based parenting groups. This program stands alone or offers significant enhancement to any program; it emphasizes experiential activities that reach the heart to inspire deeper understanding and change. Parents love the Parents Helping Parents Problem-Solving Steps because this process provides a fun and effective way for them to get specific help with real problems.

    The workshop is facilitated by Dina Emser, MA, Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer. Please email Dina  with any questions or special requests for group discounts. Please  email Dr. Jay Colker for overall program questions.
     

  • Saturday, November 08, 2014

  • Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (+)

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Chicago Campus



    This is a two-day training workshop to become certified in Positive Discipline Training, which is based on Adlerian based concepts and strategies. The workshop is offered in collaboration with Positive Discipline Association and the Center for Adlerian Research and Practice.

    For current Adler students the fee is $250. There are also special rates for groups. The early bird rates are vaild through Oct. 6. For more information and to register, click here.

    This two-day workshop is designed for new and experienced parent educators to gain the information and skills to become Certified Positive Discipline Parenting Educators. The workshop provides effective tools and resources for therapists who want to offer Positive Discipline parenting classes for their clients and/or use Adlerian based concepts and strategies in their sessions. It supports school personnel, nurses, counselors, youth workers and others who deal with parents, children and young people; and it provides insight and strategies for parents with children of all ages who want to learn to parent effectively for today’s world. Participants will learn to facilitate experiential activities in group and individual settings. They will learn research-based, effective tools and techniques for teaching parents how to build respectful relationships and use discipline that is kind and firm at the same time, neither punitive nor permissive. They will gain a set of resource materials adaptable for use with all age and focus groups; therapeutic relationships; parenting and mentor programs. Participants leave with the certification, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

    Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (developed by Lynn Lott and Jane Nelsen) provides a step-by-step approach to starting and leading experientially based parenting groups. This program stands alone or offers significant enhancement to any program; it emphasizes experiential activities that reach the heart to inspire deeper understanding and change. Parents love the Parents Helping Parents Problem-Solving Steps because this process provides a fun and effective way for them to get specific help with real problems.

    The workshop is facilitated by Dina Emser, MA, Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer. Please email Dina  with any questions or special requests for group discounts. Please  email Dr. Jay Colker for overall program questions.

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014

  • Social Exclusion Simulation (+)

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Chicago Campus



    The Social Exclusion Simulation is a group experiential learning tool for increasing understanding of complex systems and how the structural barriers that comprise them work to block access to key rights, resources and opportunities for some members of society, rendering them “socially excluded.”

    2.5 C.E.U.’s will be offered to psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and interested non-psychologists. Please indicate this on your reservation request.

    Participants include students, faculty and staff of the Adler School, members of the greater Chicagoland community, anyone interested in learning more about social exclusion. Participants adopt authentic Chicago-based case histories of formerly incarcerated women and are tasked with re-entering society – finding a place to live, a job, healthcare and other necessities – in the face of structural and systemic barriers.

    Participant outcomes include:

    • An increased understanding of what structural and systemic barriers are and how they work to undermine opportunity and access.
    • Increased appreciation of practical limits of personal responsibility, agency, and choice.
    • Increased motivation to adopt attitudinal and behavioral changes in pursuit of social change.
    • Increased empathy for other marginalized groups.
    • Apprehend the shock and disappointment about roadblocks of re-entry.

    To register and for more information about the Social Exclusion Simulation, contact the Institute on Social Exclusion at ISE@adler.edu.

  • Thursday, November 13, 2014

  • Social Exclusion Simulation (+)

    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Chicago Campus



    The Social Exclusion Simulation is a group experiential learning tool for increasing understanding of complex systems and how the structural barriers that comprise them work to block access to key rights, resources and opportunities for some members of society, rendering them “socially excluded.”

    2.5 C.E.U.’s will be offered to psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and interested non-psychologists. Please indicate this on your reservation request.

    Participants include students, faculty and staff of the Adler School, members of the greater Chicagoland community, anyone interested in learning more about social exclusion. Participants adopt authentic Chicago-based case histories of formerly incarcerated women and are tasked with re-entering society – finding a place to live, a job, healthcare and other necessities – in the face of structural and systemic barriers.

    Participant outcomes include:

    • An increased understanding of what structural and systemic barriers are and how they work to undermine opportunity and access.
    • Increased appreciation of practical limits of personal responsibility, agency, and choice.
    • Increased motivation to adopt attitudinal and behavioral changes in pursuit of social change.
    • Increased empathy for other marginalized groups.
    • Apprehend the shock and disappointment about roadblocks of re-entry.

    To register and for more information about the Social Exclusion Simulation, contact the Institute on Social Exclusion at ISE@adler.edu.

  • Career Networking Session: Center for Behavioral Medicine and Sport Psychology (+)

    12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
    Chicago Campus, Rm 15-101



    The office of Student Affairs and the Office of Alumni Relations invite Adler School students and alumni to this unique career development opportunity. Adler School alumnus Sara Buxton, M.A. ’12,  is the Co-Director of Center for Behavioral Medicine (CBM.) Her presentation will include an overview of employment at the organization, interviewing guidance, and the latest on upcoming job openings.

    If you would like to attend the presentation, please RSVP to Student Affairs and indicate if you are a student or alumni.

     

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