Events

Information Session for Prospective Students

4/1/2015 - 6:00pm CDT

The Adler Graduate School holds an Information Session for new and prospective students on the first Wednesday of every month at 6 pm. Faculty, staff and current students will be on-hand to answer all your questions about Adler programs and certificates.

The Art of Healing Trauma

4/17/2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm CDT

This workshop will provide both theoretical and experiential learning about the healing power of creativity for clients who have a history of trauma. This will include Adlerian perspectives on the importance of creativity in human growth and change, along with emerging research about the impacts of trauma on the brain. We will explore recent findings about the relative effectiveness of talk therapy alone as opposed to therapy which includes creative and non-verbal approaches to healing trauma.

Understanding Gender - An Adlerian Perspective

4/25/2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm CDT

Educational Objectives

· Participants will define the concept of social embeddedness in our society and the importance of viewing gender through a societal lens.

· Participants will explore the beliefs and the early childhood decisions about being male or female which influence relationships in all areas of our lives.

· Participants will learn the value of utilizing gender guiding lines, birth stories and early memories in clinical practice.

Attendance Options

Grand Opening: Café Central - An Adlerian Research Center and the Harold H. Mosak Adlerian Mastery Lab

4/25/2015 - 4:30pm to 8:30pm CDT

 The Grand Opening of its Expanded Library and Dedication of the New Research Centers: Café Central - An Adlerian Research Center and the Harold H. Mosak Adlerian Mastery Lab

Evening schedule:

  4:30 Presentation:"How to Like Yourself" 

     Dr. Harold H. Mosak, Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychology, Adler University

  5:30  Social Time and Self-Guided Tours

  6:15  Dedication of the Research Centers

Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Clinical and Forensic Considerations Training

5/8/2015 - 8:30am to 4:30pm CDT

This training seminar is designed for professionals interested in developing a better understanding of Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) within clinical and forensic settings. Relevant research findings will be discussed throughout the training. A portion of this training will examine practical applications of Adlerian Theory when working with families and individuals affected by trauma and PTSD. Other topics of discussion will include the impact trauma and PTSD has on emotional and behavioral health, substance misuse, self-injurious and suicidal behaviors, and criminality.

Play Therapy with Anxious Children – An Adlerian Approach

5/8/2015 - 9:00am to 2:30pm CDT

Come and explore how to use focused interventions for assessment, treatment, and getting out "stuck places" in your play therapy practice with anxious children and teens.  You will be able to use the techniques presented for deepening your understanding of client issues as part of the conceptualization process, for helping clients understand their issues and relationships more clearly, and for helping clients resolve problems and move forward with their lives.

Attachment Theory (AT) within Clinical and Forensic Setting

6/26/2015 - 8:30am to 4:30pm CDT

This training seminar is designed for professionals interested in developing a better understanding of Attachment Theory (AT) within clinical and forensic settings. Relevant research findings will be discussed throughout the training. A portion of this training will examine practical applications of AT when working with families and individuals from various cultural groups as well as law enforcement and judicial settings.

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