Institute on Social Exclusion Update: Experiencing the Social Exclusion Simulation
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Institute on Social Exclusion Update: Experiencing the Social Exclusion Simulation

The Adler University Institute on Social Exclusion’s (ISE) Social Exclusion Simulation is an experiential learning tool that shows participants what it might actually feel like to re-enter society after being released from prison. Each participant takes on the role of an individual in that situation, with his or her own specific story and experience, and … Continue reading

From Graduate School to Employment:  Considering Job Fit
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From Graduate School to Employment: Considering Job Fit

I have often answered the question “What sort of job are you looking for?” by describing populations I am interested in serving and the types of clinical questions I find compelling. However, interviewing has led me to reevaluate my answer to that question. I also need the job and my employer to have certain characteristics. Continue reading

Update: Institute on Social Exclusion Assessing Health Impact in Chicago’s Pilsen, Little Village Communities
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Update: Institute on Social Exclusion Assessing Health Impact in Chicago’s Pilsen, Little Village Communities

For the past year, Adler University’s Institute on Social Exclusion has been conducting a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) on open space redevelopment concepts in Chicago’s Pilsen and Little Village communities. The HIA has shown that potential health implications presented through the repurposing and redevelopment of the decommissioned Fisk and Crawford coal plant sites in those communities, as … Continue reading