This monthly videoconference seminar begins Friday September 17, 2021. Join us for one session or sign up for the full series. Program ChairDavid Scharff, MD and Janine Wanlass, Ph.D. Program Date(s):September 17, 2021 - May 6, 2022 Each Friday course meets from 9:00 AM ET-11:00 AM ET REGISTER FOR FULL SERIES 17 SEP A Psychoanalytic Overview of Trauma David Scharff, MD & Janine Wanlass, PhD Register for Sept 17 15 OCT Understanding & Intervention During Massive Community Trauma & Crisis Jeff Taxman, MD Register for Oct 15 12 NOV Psychosocial care & Psychoanalytic Therapy for Extremely Traumatized People Sverre Varvin, MD Register for Nov 12 03 DEC Psychoanalytic Approaches to Psychological Trauma Among Veterans: A History & a Future Harold Kudler, MD Register for Dec 3 21 JAN What PTSD as a disorder teaches us about the brain and psychotherapy treatment Robert Ursano, MD Register for Jan 21 18 FEB The Psychoanalytic Context to Adult Onset Trauma Ghislaine Boulanger, PhD Register for Feb 18 11 MAR Psychic Trauma in Individuals & Society: The Case of China Tomas Plänkers, MD Register for March 11 08 APR When Children Reject Parents: Therapeutic Management of Parental Alienation Richard Warshak, PhD Register for April 8 06 MAY Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma Ira Brenner, MD Register for May
ObjectivesSept 17 – A Psychoanalytic Overview of Trauma
Participants will discuss two ways that childhood trauma impacts development.
Participants will describe two common defenses utilized to manage trauma.
Participants will identify two psychoanalytic techniques used in the treatment of trauma.
Oct 15 – Understanding & Intervention During Massive Community Trauma & Crisis
Participants will describe 2 stages in the typical pattern from onset to recovery in mass community traumas.
Participants will list 3 community interventions that can alleviate broad scale suffering in mass traumas.
Nov 12 – Psychosocial care & Psychoanalytic Therapy for Extremely Traumatized People
Participants will describe 4 factors that characterize individual suffering in the wake of trauma.
Participants will list 3 elements of effective treatment for acutely traumatized individuals
Dec 3 – Psychoanalytic Approaches to Psychological Trauma Among Veterans: A History & a Future
Participants will articulate 3 fundamental contributions of psychoanalysts to the modern understanding of combat-related psychological trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Participants will discuss 3 ways to implement psychoanalytic conceptualizations of psychological trauma in the clinical assessment & treatment of combat veterans
Jan 21 – What PTSD as a disorder teaches us about the brain and psychotherapy treatment
Participants will identify 3 correlates of brain functioning impacted by PTSD.
Participants will apply 2 psychoanalytic concepts in the construction of a treatment program specific to PTSD.
Feb 18 – The Psychoanalytic Context to Adult Onset Trauma
Participants will list 3 factors that distinguish the effects of adult onset trauma from childhood trauma.
Participants will identify 3 essential elements in psychoanalytic treatment of adult onset trauma.
March 11 – Psychic Trauma in Individuals & Society: The Case of China
Participants will identify 3 common intergenerational effects of the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
Participants will describe 2 ways that sociopolitical trauma in large groups impacts individuals and their culture.
April 8 – When Children Reject Parents: Therapeutic Management of Parental Alienation
Participants will define pathological parental alienation, distinguish it from false positive identifications, & discuss the resulting multi-generation losses.
Participants will describe at least 3 common errors when treating alienated children.
Participants will discuss 2 ways to promote healing in a disrupted parent–child relationship.
May 6 – Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma
Participants will describe 2 pathways of transmission of trauma from one generation to another
Participants will enumerate 3 ways of treating families with widespread intergenerational trauma to mitigate further transmission.
Continuing Education Credit Hours2 CE hours per video conference; 18 hours for full series of nine. RegistrationClick here to register for the full series To register for individual sessions, click the Register links in the schedule above. Tuition and FeesRegistration Fee: $55 for individual sessions; $440 for the full series. IPI Members: $45 for individual sessions; $360 for the full series. Membership BenefitsBecome a member of IPI at the “Associate Member PLUS”, or “Full Member PLUS” level and you will receive an IPI Zoom Pro account as one of your member benefits. Associate and Full Members also receive discounted registration fees for most of IPI’s events, a subscription to PEP Web, the online psychoanalytic library, and other benefits depending on membership level. HIPAA compliant Zoom video accounts are provided for all IPI Associate Member Plus and Full Member Plus memberships. IPI has a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement with Zoom, which provides a HIPAA compliant platform for our accounts. HIPPA compliance is strongly recommended for all internet-mediated clinical work and clinical teaching. The “PLUS” add-on to the IPI membership gives the user the ability to host online meetings with multiple people at the same time. [Current members can upgrade to the “Plus” account and only pay the difference in price from your current membership level.] Monthly seminar beginning Friday, September 25th. Join us in person at a local site, or over the internet using your computer, tablet, or smartphone.