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"THE DANGEROUS CASE OF DONALD TRUMP" : An In-Depth Discussion of the NY Times Best Seller

Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center Library
401 Shady Ave., Suite B-101, Pittsburgh, PA in Allegheny County

On May 16th, 2018 at 7:00pm

Category: Education.Workshops
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SUGGESTED AUDIENCE: PSYCHIATRISTS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, SOCIAL WORKERS, COUNSELORS AND OTHER MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS TWO SESSIONS: Wednesday, May 16, 2018; Wednesday, May 23, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PITTSBURGH PSYCHOANALYTIC CENTER LIBRARY THE KENMAWR 401 SHADY AVE. SUITE B-101 PITTSBURGH, PA 15206 COST: $100 - 4 CE/CME CREDITS $50 - WITHOUT CREDITS PRESENTED BY: HOWARD K. FOSTER, M.D. REQUIRED READING: Bandy X. Lee, M.D., M.Div. (Edited By) (2017). The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump. New York: St. Martins Press. SUGGESTED READINGS: Donald Trump, with Tony Schwartz. (1987). The Art of the Deal. New York: Random House. Green, Joshua (2017). Devils Bargain. New York: Penguin Press. Volken, Vamik (2004). Blind Trust: Large Groups and Their Leaders in Times of Crisis and Terror. Charlottesville, Virginia: Pitchstone Publishing. THE FOLLOWING ISSUES WILL BE DISCUSSED: The problem of a psychiatrist making a diagnosis of a patient whom he/she has not seen; the suitability or fitness of a person to be President; the duty to warn by a psychiatrist; psychiatric and psychoanalytic types of assessing a patient DSM-5; psychodynamic formulation and patients story; the Trump Phenomenon; and the Trump Effect. The goals of the sessions are to explore the complexity of the current administration, to discuss its impact on us as individuals and as a country, and to try to anticipate what the administration will do and what will happen to our country over the next several years. LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR SESSION ONE: 1. Participants will be able to explain the pros and cons of diagnosing a patient that a psychiatrist has not evaluated in person. 2. Participants will be able to formulate opinions about unconventional leaders' psychiatric and psychoanalytic issues such as: self-esteem, bullying and regression. LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR SESSION TWO: 1. Participants will be able to discuss and evaluate unconventional political leaders from a psychoanalytic perspective. 2. Participants will be able to discuss and evaluate possible effects on the country as a whole when faced with unconventional political leaders. ABOUT OUR PRESENTER: Howard Foster is a faculty member and training and supervising analyst at the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center (PPC). He trained at PPC during the 1980's and has been a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine since 1988. He is a past president of PPC. Continuing Medical Education Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center. 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 number of 4 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. APA-American Psychological Association Statement: Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education programs for psychologists. Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center maintains responsibility for the program and its content. This program is being offered for 4.0 continuing education credits. Participants must pay tuition fee, sign in, attend the entire seminar, and complete an evaluation in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants not fulfilling these requirements will not receive a certificate. Partial credit is not available. _______________________________________________________ Need more information? Call us at 412-661-4224; email: or view our website:
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