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These events are of interest to both the general public as well mental health professionals.

Contemporary Freudian Society

ANNUAL ETHICS CONFERENCE "The Ethics of Ending: Thinking About Termination Throughout Treatment"

One Session Program (3 Contact Hours)

Presenters: Jack and Kerry Kelly Novick
Date: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Location: Mary Graydon Center, Room 5 (1st Fl), American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20016. Free parking in School of International Studies garage.
Time: 1:00-4:15pm

Premature termination is very frequent and is a harmful threat to all treatments. It is an ethical responsibility for therapists to be aware of this threat and address it from the beginning, throughout the clinical work, and beyond the end of treatment. In this presentation, the Novicks will highlight the risks of termination at each phase and suggest an ethical technical approach to prevent breaches.

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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.

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