The Western Institute for Social Research (WISR) is known as a premiere academic institute for social change since its inception in 1975. WISR offers individualized BA, MA and EdD* degree programs for working adults. Areas of study are: Psychology (including an MA program that leads to the State’s Marriage and Family Therapy License as well as for those seeking to become a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor), Social Sciences, Human Services and Community Development, and Education and Social Change. Our interdisciplinary EdD program* in Higher Education and Social Change is exceedingly popular. Our tuition is very affordable for working adults with ...
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Deliberate Reflection and Dialogue: Is WISR right for you?—the pros and cons . . . Beyond the in-depth conversation(s) with the WISR President, each prospective student is encouraged to ask how they can get in touch with any students, faculty or alumni, with whom they would like to gain several perspectives on study at WISR and a sense of the learning community that they may be joining. Prospective students should also, if they can, make arrangements to participate in one or more seminars. Recently we have begun having all of our MFT seminars available to students via teleconference ...
Wisrville.org is an internet publishing site created to be a collaborative voice for the progressive community. Our focus is multiculturalism, intellectual inquiry and social activism. This is the site for 1) recent news about the WISR community, 2) important announcements, 3) upcoming events, and 4) online learning content, and blogs, hosted by WISR students, faculty, alumni and friends—on topics related to progressive social change, alternative and innovative higher education and adult learning, participatory action-research, multiculturality and community improvement efforts. Membership in Wisrville is free for learners currently enrolled in the WISR Learning Community. Membership and Hosting services are available to everyone ...
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Notes from March 20th Meeting at WISR regarding Creation of WISR Press. Open Discussion on Possibility of Launching... Read MoreEffective August 1, 2012, there are new, additional academic requirements for newly enrolling students pursuinng the MFT and/or the LPCC Licenses
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