AAPCSW 2013 conference call for papers deadline April 15

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS

IN CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK – AAPCSW

March 14-17, 2013 Durham, North Carolina

UNDER ONE TENT:

PSYCHOANALYTIC INSIGHTS, IDENTITIES, AND INCLUSIONS

Psychoanalysis has had a sometimes painful history of splintering into disparate, exclusive groups. Some voices have been muted, while others have been privileged. Contemporary psychoanalytic theories and techniques pull from many sources and encourage multiple orientations. What is gained and what is lost by our efforts at integration or separateness? Is there still space for debate and dissent? In addition, how do issues of identity, race, gender, sexual orientation, and social class inform and challenge theory and practice? In an effort to deepen our understanding and enrich our practice, this conference seeks to facilitate dialogue among clinicians and scholars from a broad spectrum of the psychoanalytic community.

CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline April 15, 2012

GUIDELINES FOR PAPERS, PANELS, WORKSHOPS, AND ESSAYS

The Conference Committee invites submissions related to the theme.

Papers may reflect but are not limited to the following:

– Historical perspectives and debates in psychoanalysis

– The limits/benefits of working within one model or integrating models

– Trauma and its evolving theories

– Internal and external psychic turmoil as it emerges in the therapeutic process

– Science and technology in the clinical process

– The manifestation of gender, race, culture, class, and language in the therapeutic dyad

– The role of enactments and their contribution to the articulation of transference/countertransference phenomena

– Clinical processes throughout the life span

– Informed psychoanalytic practice in less conventional settings

– The contribution of group, family, or couples’ therapy to
psychoanalytic understanding

– Applied psychoanalysis as it illuminates today’s politics and economics.

Please include

· Cover sheet: (a) Name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail, (b) title of paper, (c) one-paragraph abstract summarizing core ideas of paper, and (d) two educational objectives which state what you intend the audience to learn.

· A brief one-paragraph professional biographical statement that lists your credentials, education, 2-3 affiliations, 2-3 publications, geographical area of practice, etc.

· A copy of the full paper with no biographical or identifying data. Presentations will be approximately 25-40 minutes each.

E-mail submissions to: aapcsw@gmail.com.

Please have the subject line of your e-mail read: AAPCSW 2013 Conference Submission.

If for any reason you cannot email the submissions, please follow the instructions above and send 4 copies of the presentation to: Lawrence Schwartz Partners, 25-79 31st Street, Astoria, NY 11102 /
718.728.7416

CALL FOR STUDENT AND/OR CANDIDATE PAPERS

Please follow the submission guidelines detailed above, and mark your paper as an entry for the special student or candidate award. Awards will be granted to the best papers in each category. The winners will be invited to present their papers.

Address inquiries to:

Call for Paper Chair: M. Kim Sarasohn, PhD, MSW, mksarasohn@gmail.com

Student Papers Co-Chairs: Susan Sherman, DSW, drshermsusan@aol.com

Diana Siskind, MSW, dwsiskind@aol.com

http://www.aapcsw.org

All presenters must pay registration fees and are eligible for a registration discount.

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