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Cancelled event – Stop “killing them with kindniceness:” Why the incorporation of antiracism tenets into psychodynamic psychotherapy are a praxis of justice and reparation
February 13 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
We are sorry to announce that this event has been cancelled.
Presenter: Monique Bowen, Ph.D.
February 13, 2021
9:00 – Zoom Gathering
9:30 am – 12:00 pm – Presentation
Upon registering a link will be emailed
Monique Bowen, Ph.D. is Professor, Core Faculty and Associate Chair in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Antioch University (New England campus). Dr. Bowen maintains an appointment as Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where she led a retrospective, chart review study of criminal competency cases involving family violence. She is a 2016 graduate of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (Child and Adolescent Division) certificate program in school consultation. Dr. Bowen is a Division 39 member, serves as an Associate Editor for the Association of Psychology-Law Society (Division 41) Book Series, and as a reviewer for the APA journal Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. She also has written book chapters on psychotherapy as well as on trauma assessment in forensic psychological settings and has published in the peer-reviewed journals Psychoanalytic Psychology (APA) and the Journal on Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy.
This presentation will explore the ongoing difficulties and dilemmas everyday racism presents in psychotherapy, consultation and supervision. Next, a facilitated discussion will incorporate how and why direct engagement with strategies devised to counteract racism are necessary to foster reconciliation and repair in both same race and multiracial relationships. Attendees will be asked to share observations of racial covenants governing public and professional lives and personas, as well as to give examples of bygone-era products of racial liberalism in both public discourse and the confidential treatment scenario. Furthermore, participants will be encouraged to query their assertions of, and oppositions to, being racially literate as clinicians.
After attending this intermediate-level program, participants will be able:
1. To describe three ways psychodynamic psychotherapeutic interventions reify racial contracts and racial liberalism, often resulting in loss of empathic attunement with patients and neutralized or under-analyzed responses to enactments.
2. To identify applicable and suitable language to inform others of one’s own current racial self-awareness and level of antiracist practice.
3. To formulate how engaging in normative, prosocial behaviors impacts same race and multiracial interactions.
4. To examine and refer to the role(s) racial literacy has in the context of consultation, psychotherapy and supervisory relationships.
Adams, M., Blumenfeld, W.J., Castaneda, C.R., Hackman, H.W., Peters, M.L., & Zuniga, X. (2010). Readings for diversity and social justice. New York, Routledge.
Leary, K. (1997). Race, self-disclosure, and “Forbidden talk”: Race and ethnicity in contemporary clinical practice. The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 66(2), 163-189. https://doi.org/10.1080/21674086.1997.11927530
Mills, C.W. (2014). The racial contract. Cornell University Press.
Rosengart, D. (2021). On “Whitening programs” and multicultural collusions. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/00107530.2020.1857204
Saad, L. (2020). Me and white supremacy: How to recognize your privilege, combat racism and change the world. United Kingdom: Quercus.
CE Credits? Yes
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In order to protect the confidentiality of the clinical material, and to adhere to APA ethical guidelines, it is required that those attending the program be either currently licensed mental health professionals, psychoanalysts, or currently matriculated students in mental health programs (psychology, social work, psychiatry, psychoanalysis). Students are required to provide the name of their program. There will be no exceptions.
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2.5 CE credits are available to psychologists and psychoanalysts, and 2.5 CE credits will be provided for social workers and LMHCs.
Division 39 is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Division 39 maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Division 39 is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in its continuing education activities. Division 39 is also committed to conducting all activities in conformity with the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles for Psychologists. Participants are asked to be aware of the need for privacy and confidentiality throughout the program. If program content becomes stressful, participants are encouraged to process these feelings during the discussion periods. If participants have special needs, we will attempt to accommodate them. Please address questions, concerns or any complaints to Jyoti Swaminathan, Psy.D. (518) 461-2081.
WMAAPP is the local chapter of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association.
WMAAPP is committed to following APA ethical guidelines.
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We are dreadfully sorry, but Dr. Bowen will not be able to present to us this weekend.
Thank you for your understanding and continued support of WMAAPP. We have more programs planned for the Spring and will be letting you know about those very shortly. Hope to see you there soon.
We are dreadfully sorry, but Dr. Bowen will not be able to present to us this weekend. Thank you for your understanding and continued support of WMAAPP. We have more programs planned for the Spring and will be letting you know about those very shortly. Hope to see you there soon.