2017 - 2018 Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Henry Markman, MD and Julie Ruskin, PhD, Co-Chairs
John DiMartini, PhD, Laurie Goldsmith, PhD, Israel Katz, MD, Patricia Marra, MFT, Catherine McKenzie, PhD and Lisa Roth, PsyD, Committee Members

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Medina, Fez Morocco (2014) by Lee Grossman (www.leegrossman.net)

The Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis Program aims to foster meaningful discussion on major current trends in psychoanalysis – in terms of clinical practice, as well as psychoanalytic theory applied to topics such as politics, history, aesthetics, literature and film, gender, and development. Leading contributors present original work that is discussed by experts in that particular area. This program is intended for clinicians and others interested in psychoanalytic thinking.

Program Title: The Psychoanalytic Imperative to Confront Environmental Injustice and Climate Change:
The Cases of Flint, Michigan, and Standing Rock
Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 09:30am - 12:30pm
Presenters: Maureen Katz, MD and Ray Poggi, MD
Moderator: Henry Markman, MD
Location: San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis
444 Natoma Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Program Fee: $ 67.00  General Admissions
$ 62.00  SFCP Analyst Members / Community Members
$ 46.00  Students / SFCP Candidates
CME/CE Credits: 3 CME/CE Credits available for an additional:
$ 36.00  non-SFCP Members
$ 30.00  SFCP Members
To Register: Click here to register for this program →

RATIONALE:
Currently science and knowledge is being challenged by the executive office in the United States. Climate change and the effects physically and psychologically are being denied. In a time of increasing environmental concerns on a large global scale, traditionally disempowered communities still face critical issues of daily disregard and environmental catastrophes. Examining the nature of what happened with lead poisoning in Flint and how the crisis was created and then ignored to the peril of the primarily Black and working poor community is an opportunity to expand our psychoanalytic focus to social and cultural communities we often don’t see or listen to. At the same time, how should and how can psychoanalysts be informed about and engaged with environmental justice and climate change issues?

 

SPEAKERS' BIO:

PRESENTER: Maureen Katz, MD
Member, Faculty, SFCP; Faculty, CPMC and UCSF; previously Clinical Staff, Masonic Center for Children and Families and La Clinica’s Casa Del Sol; Director, school-based psychoanalytic clinic in Berkeley Public Schools. Dr. Katz writes and lectures extensively on the intersection of the social-political-cultural and psychoanalysis, including intergenerational transmission of trauma due to state terror, the racial and ethnic other, and environmental justice and climate change. Dr. Katz is in private practice in Berkeley.

PRESENTER: Ray Poggi, MD
Training & Supervising Analyst, Faculty, SFCP and PINC; Chair, Group Process, SFCP. Dr Poggi was Director of an adult inpatient unit, The Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas; Faculty, Group Psychotherapy Division, Menninger Foundation; Medical Director of Psychiatry, Alta Bates Medical Center. Dr. Poggi is in private practice in Berkeley.

MODERATOR: Henry Markman, MD

 

Educational Objectives:
Participants will be able to
  • discuss the psychological obstacles that lead to the failure to see and address public safety in poor and Black and Latino communities as in Flint, Michigan.
  • discuss how using a psychoanalytic perspective we can understand the way in which groups function to ignore the realities of other groups and how dominant groups function to marginalize less empowered groups and disregard aspects of themselves.
  • discuss the relevance for psychoanalysts of being informed and engaged in addressing issues of environmental justice and climate change.
  • There will be a full refund if one requests to drop the program on or before September 6, 2017.
  • There will be a 10% cancellation fee if one requests to drop the program after September 7, 2017.

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PHYSICIANS: The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3 credits as listed for each individual program, AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

LCSWs/MFTs: The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is an entity recongized by the Board of Behavioral Sciences to provide Continuing Education Credits pursuant to Section 1887.4.3.

PSYCHOLOGISTS: Psychologists attending SFCP events approved for CME credits may report AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™ toward their CE requirements. Psychologists self-certify the number of hours they have completed on their renewal form (whether online or paper). The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

REGISTERED NURSES: The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 02677) on an hour for hour basis.

SFCP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. SFCP maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Commercial Support: None

Faculty Disclosure: The following moderators and planning committee members have disclosed NO financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with commercial companies who have provided products or services, relating presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity: Henry Markman, MD, Julie Ruskin, PhD, John DiMartini, PhD, Laurie Goldsmith, PhD, Israel Katz, MD, Patricia Marra, MFT, Catherine McKenzie, PhD, Lisa Roth, PsyD, Maureen Katz, MD and RAy Poggi, MD. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCME Updated Standards for Commercial Support.