This Tuesday, Adler School faculty, staff, students, and alumni in Vancouver will fan out throughout the city, partnering with community organizations for our 2014 Community Action Day.
Brandon Marshall: In going public, in one fell swoop, you have helped to humanize the players of the NFL, and lift the image of people with mental disorders such as borderline personality disorder.
Why are we screening and discussing “Kids for Cash”? With our partners Active Voice, SenArt Films and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, we at the Adler School believe it’s critical to examine the juvenile justice issues raised in this film.
On Dec. 12, the Adler School Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice will host the Chicago pre-release screening of “Kids for Cash”–a new documentary on a juvenile justice scandal—and discussion with the film’s director and Illinois experts discussing juvenile justice reform.
We are encouraged. In the year since our global conference on “The Social Determinants of Urban Mental Health: Paving the Way Forward,” we have been encouraged by the rapidly increasing conversations and action with and among practitioners, researchers, philanthropists, communities, and policymakers who are advancing and applying social determinants thinking, and a “Health in All Policies” approach, to the policies, social conditions, …
This Tuesday, faculty, staff, students, and alumni of the Adler School in Vancouver will be in communities throughout the region—partnering with community organizations and Stratford Hall International Baccalaureate World School teachers and students for a Community Action Day–focused on community engagement and social change.
This week, faculty, students, staff and leadership came together for the Adler School’s first-ever school retreat, focused on the meaning of social justice and socially responsible practice. Among those offering opening remarks on this was Kevin Osten, Psy.D., Core Faculty and Director of our LGBTQ Mental Health and Inclusion Center: We welcome all of you …