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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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: Walls, Borders, Boundaries: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry
Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time: 09:30am - 12:30pm
Presenters: Mary Margaret McClure, DMH, Rachael Peltz, PhD and Jeff Prager, PhD
Moderator: John DiMartini, PhD
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: 3 CME/CE Credits available for an additional:
$ 36.00  non-SFCP Members
$ 30.00  SFCP Members
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PRESENTER: Mary Margaret McClure, DMH
Member, Faculty, SFCP and PINC; Faculty, Access Institute; Consultant, Canal Alliance, a non-profit in San Rafael, CA, serving the Latino immigrant population.Dr. McClure has a long-standing interest in the intersection of psychoanalysis and social issues. Dr. McClure is in private practice in Mill Valley.

PRESENTER: Rachael Peltz, PhD
Supervising & Personal Analyst, Faculty, PINC; Past-President, Psychoanalysis for Social Responsibility — Division 39; Organizing Committee, Reflective Spaces, Material Places. Dr. Peltz has published in numerous psychoanalytic journals, including Psychoanalytic Dialogues and Psychotherapy and Politics International. Dr. Peltz is in private practice in Berkeley.

PRESENTER: Jeff Prager, PhD
Psychoanalyst, Faculty, New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles; Professor of Sociology, UCLA. Dr. Prager’s focus is on racism, social trauma, and memory, examining the role of recognition and acknowledgment in post-conflict societies and the consequences when it does not occur. He has published on psychoanalytic theory and practice, including Presenting the Past, Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Misremembering (2000). Dr. Prager is in private practice in Beverly Hills.

MODERATOR: John DiMartini, PhD

 

Educational Objectives:
Participants will be able to
  • utilize psychoanalytic concepts to develop a working understanding of the psychological need for and aversion of walls and boundaries.
  • identify Bion's notion of container/contained as it manifest in the need security and survival along with needs for contact and attachment.
  • transform psychoanalytic concepts that are familiar to us in our consulting room to useful concepts for managing the implications of borders and walls as the emerge in our current social, political situation.

California Medical Association LogoThe San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

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 a provider approved by the Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider Number PCE623, for 3 CE credits on an hour for hour basis.

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, Provider Number 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, Mary Margaret McClure, DMH, Rachael Peltz, PhD and Jeff Prager, PhD. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCME Updated Standards for Commercial Support.

  • 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.