upcoming events & lectures
Advanced Seminar in Child and Adolescent Analysis
The Angry Child
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Presenter: Ann G. Smolen, Ph.D.
This case presentation and open discussion will follow the analysis of a 4-year-old child who experienced medical trauma, exploring contemporary classical psychoanalytic framework for working with young children. Participating clinicians will gain practical insight into the impact of various types of childhood trauma on lifelong development. They will also learn specific psychoanalytic techniques for working with children who have experienced early trauma.
2 CME/CE credits offered.
New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
247 East 82nd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
The Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium
Ann Smolen, Ph.D. is a Training and Supervising Analyst in child, adolescent, and adult psychoanalysis at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. Dr. Smolen has won several national awards for her clinical work, which she has presented both nationally and internationally. Dr. Smolen is the 2016-2017 recipient of the Helen Meyers Traveling Psychoanalytic Scholar Award. Dr. Smolen has published several articles, including "Boys Only! No Mothers Allowed" published in The International Journal of Psychoanalysis and translated into three languages. Dr. Smolen is the author of Mothering Without a Home: Representations of Attachment Behaviors in Homeless Mothers and Children (Aronson, 2013). Dr. Smolen's most recent book is Six Children: The Spectrum of Child Psychopathology and Its Treatment (Karnac, 2015). She maintains a private practice in child, adolescent, and adult psychotherapy and psychoanalysis in Ardmore, PA.
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Identify and understand theory of aggression and how this theory intertwines with analytic technique in the analysis of a young child.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of how medical trauma influences child development.
3. Utilize specific psychoanalytic techniques for working with children who have experiences early trauma.
Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of (2) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Psychologists: New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education programs for psychologists. New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CE program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Social Workers: New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0317.