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: War and the Limit of the Mind:
Freud's Political Reflections on Breaking Social Bonds
Date: Saturday, December 9, 2017
Time: 09:30am - 12:30pm
Presenter: Judith Butler, PhD
Discussant: Sam Gerson, PhD
Moderator: Lisa Roth, PsyD
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: Judith Butler, PhD
Maxine Elliot Professor of Comparative Literature and Critical Theory, University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Butler is the author of several books, including Gender Trouble, The Psychic Life of Power, and Precarious Life.

PRESENTER: Sam Gerson, PhD
Training & Supervising Analyst, PINC; founder and Past-President, PINC and NCSPP; Associate Editor, Psychoanalytic Dialogues; Editor, Studies in Gender & Sexuality and Psychoanalytic Quarterly. Dr. Gerson has published on contemporary issues of clinical process and the transgenerational aftermath of massive trauma. He received the IPA Elise M. Hayman Award for the Study of Genocide and the Holocaust for “When the Third Is Dead: Memory, Mourning and Witnessing in the Aftermath of the Holocaust” (International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2009). Dr. Gerson is in private practice in San Francisco and Oakland.

MODERATOR: Lisa Roth, PhD

Interested in learning more about psychoanalytic training at SFCP?  Please join us for lunch after the program.

 

Educational Objectives:
Participants will be able to
  • describe how the disavowal of vulnerability contributes to a precarious social bond.
  • describe how Freud's reflections on breaking social bonds contributes to an understanding of war.
  • understand some of the psychological processes by which people conceptualize whose lives are worth protecting and whose are not.

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, Judith Butler, PhD and Sam Gerson, 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 November 9, 2017.
  • There will be a 10% cancellation fee if one requests to drop the program after November 10, 2017.