We can start by addressing practices within our field that have damaging effects on African American children.
Licensing for mental health care professionals can be a beast. We all know it. Sharing ideas helps me stay up-to-date and provides a place to process the frustrations and successes of the job search, including the lengthy process towards licensing.
Involvement in my field’s professional association helps me stay connected to current standards for practice, advocacy, and research. Each of those things gives me an edge when promoting myself to a potential employer.
The Adler School’s Institute on Social Exclusion (ISE) is developing a youth mentoring program for Englewood to launch in spring 2015, to address systemic community issues through civic engagement in policy change and community needs.
A good friend of mine works as a career counselor. As I entered the early stages of looking for employment, the most important thing she told me was this: Three out of four jobs come from networking.
Newly graduated from Adler, 31-year-old Briana Colton blogs about her experiences navigating the transition from graduate school to full-time employment. First in an ongoing series.
Update 11/5/14: We’ve revised this post to update the details for our Deaf in Prison work group meeting. The new time and date is 4 p.m. Wednesday, November 19. Earlier this week, we posted on “Deaf in Prison: Examining Social Exclusion in Systems,” and invited everyone to a program at our Chicago campus examining social exclusion in prison …