Members Present

Meryl Botkin, PhD, Chair

Members Present is a new forum for presenting work of all of our members on all aspects of clinical and intellectual work.  This forum allows for works in progress, finished work, or experiences that would illuminate the varied activities of our members.  For questions or program proposals, please contact Meryl Botkin, PhD at 415-922-8966.

Program Title: Social Justice on our Southern Border: Psychoanalysts Listening to Parents and Childrens Voices
Date: Sunday, January 20, 2019
Time: 03:00pm - 05:30pm
Presenter: Gilbert Kliman, MD
Location: San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis
444 Natoma Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Program Fee: Free

Dr. Kliman will be talking about work he has done with children and adults who were separated at the border. Dr. Kliman is a child, adolescent and adult psychoanalyst who has testified in over 350 legal matters involving over 1000 persons. He is the recipient of the Janusz Korczak award for “world’s best book concerning the well-being and nurture of children,” the Dean Brockman Award for his work on childhood psychological trauma, and the American Psychoanalytic Association’s Anna Freud award for interdisciplinary service research and training in the fields of education and child analysis. He is regularly consulted by major law firms throughout the nation and is leading a corps of volunteer experts providing forensic evaluations for asylum seekers. Currently he is leading a team of over 100 volunteers seeking to assist in achieving social justice for asylum seeking children and parents separated at the border.

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