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Contemporary Freudian Society


One Session Program (3 Contact Hours)

Presenter: Kurt W. Ela, PsyD, Psychoanalytic Candidate (CFS)
Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019
Location: WSP, 5028 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016
Time: 3:00-6:30pm

This conference is being run by the Joint Institutes Candidates Council (JICC), a Committee comprised of Candidates from four DC-based Psychoanalytic Institutes: Contemporary Freudian Society, Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis, International Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies, and Washington Baltimore Psychoanalytic Institute.

This program is for Washington, DC area mental health students and providers who are interested in further developing their listening skills and for anyone considering analytic training.

Participants will have the opportunity to contribute to the discussion.

Presenter:  Kurt W. Ela, Psy.D., Psychoanalysis Candidate (CFS)

Moderator:  Karen Sherwood, MSW, Psychoanalysis Candidate (IIPT)

Candidate Discussants:  Matthew C. Johnson, Ph.D. (CFS); Katalin Vladár, M.D. (WBCP); Ted Billings, MSW (ICP&P); and Andi Pilecki Eliza-Christie, LPC (IIPT)

Learning Objectives:

Through this Workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify at least two ways that divergent cultural factors manifest in the work between analyst and patient.
  1. Describe at least two different approaches to the intersection between race/ethnicity and the analytic situation in a particular analytic case.
  1. Clarify and reconsider their current theoretical belief systems by comparing them to the multiple perspectives presented.
Continuing Education Contact Hours:

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, and The Contemporary Freudian Society. MedChi is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MedChi designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Partial participation in this program is contra-indicated.  The Contemporary Freudian Society is authorized by MedChi to grant CMEs for this program.  Upon completion of this program and online survey, participants will be granted certificates for 3 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.

Psychologists: The Contemporary Freudian Society is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Contemporary Freudian Society maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  CE credits are granted to participants with documented attendance of the entire program and completed evaluation form.  It is the responsibility of the participants seeking CE credits to comply with these requirements.  Upon completion of this program and evaluation form, participants will be granted 3 CE credits.

Social Workers: The Social Work Boards of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia will grant continuing education credits to social workers attending a program offered by an APA authorized sponsor, provided they comply with the requirements stated above for Psychologists.

Professional Counselors:  The Boards of Professional Counselors in the District of Columbia and Virginia will accept continuing education credits for Counselors attending a program offered by an APA-authorized sponsor, provided they comply with the requirements stated above for psychologists.  The Board of Professional Counselors in Maryland will accept CE credits granted by a program that is recognized by the Maryland Board of Examiners for Psychologists and Social Workers.

Who should attend

The instructional level of this program is advanced.

CFS Members $50
Non-CFS Members $50
Candidates and Students with Valid ID $25
No Refunds
For further information regarding this course, please contact Connie Stroboulis at or 732-446-4867.
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