October 16, 2020 - A message from co-presidents Teresa Méndez and Daniel Buccino to AAPCSW members.
Dear AAPCSW members,
We wanted to reach out in advance of the forthcoming newsletter.
We trust you are well (enough) as the calendar turns toward Fall, back to school (such as it may be), possible second and third waves of coronavirus infections (if we ever truly exited the first), continued racial and social unrest, economic tumult, a momentous election season, and a battle for a Supreme Court replacement for the inimitable and “Notorious RBG,” a veritable tzaddik.
Insofar as we all carry personal and professional concerns about the intersectional impact of these issues, we are truly all in this together. To be helpful to our patients in navigating these issues, we need to recognize our shared struggles and yet also have begun our own work in managing ourselves through these unprecedentedly turbulent times.
Continue reading the entire letter to AAPCSW Members »
July 1, 2020
Tragic Murders and Racial Justice
In a 1967 speech before a gathering of mental health professionals in Washington D.C., Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking about the ongoing challenges of racial discrimination and Civil Rights Movement, stated:
“The problem is deep. It is gigantic in extent, and chaotic in detail. And I do not believe that it will be solved until there is a kind of cosmic discontent enlarging in the bosoms of people of good will all over the nation….”
— Read the entire position statement.
AAPCSW is a national membership organization dedicated to furthering psychoanalytic education and practice. More about AAPCSW »
View AAPCSW's Board Directory »
Learn more about the benefits of membership.
May 1, 2021 | New York, NY
Truth In the Clinical Encounter. Conference sponsored by NIPER, educational arm of AAPCSW. Program Details [ 4 CE Hours ]
View the Events Schedule »
Philadelphia, PA — Conference details.
Download AAPCSW's Summer 2020 Newsletter
New Member Benefit! Psychoanalytic Social Work Journal is now an official journal of AAPCSW, as of Vol.26, #1 January-June 2019.
Login to Access Journal links »
CE hours are available through in-person events such as AAPCSW's national conferences and some regional workshops. Additional CE hours are offered through online courses.
A growing membership is the lifeblood of any organization and you, as an AAPCSW Member, are the best advocate to bring in new members. One2One. That’s how we will grow.
Find AAPCSW Members in your area.
Directory Search »
Donate to NIPER, the National Institute for Psychoanalytic Education and Research which serves as AAPCSW's 501(c)(3) nonprofit for educational purposes. Donate to NIPER »