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AAPCSW Co-Presidents Statement

June 3, 2020 - From co-presidents Teresa Méndez and Daniel Buccino, a message to AAPCSW members.

To our AAPCSW members,

We prepared a column for the upcoming issue of our newsletter, but wanted to say something to you all sooner — and feel we’ve waited too long already to mark the gravity of this moment.

Over the past 10 weeks, we were catapulted 20 years into the future of telehealth. And everything changed. The world had largely shut down. Many of us were frozen. Frozen at home. Frozen in front of our screens. Frozen in little Zoom windows. Frozen in the face of the horror of this pandemic, a disaster of uncertainty, with its waves of infection, medical and psychiatric casualties, economic carnage, and the social unrest and protest that we imagined might unfold over the months and years ahead…

Read the entire letter to AAPCSW Members.

Position Statements

AAPCSW's Board of Directors has approved the following:
March 2, 2020 AAPCSW Response to the Office of Refugee Resettlement and Confidentiality Violation.

APsaA Apology to Non Medical Psychoanalysts

Conveyed by Lee Jaffe | November 17, 2019.
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May 23, June 6, June 27 | Zoom Calls
Free online event, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT). Three Part Series - A Disaster of Uncertainty: Living and Working in the Time of Coronavirus.
May 23 - Part One by George Hagman, LCSW
June 6 - Part Two by Carol Tosone, PhD, LCSW
June 27 - Part Three by Joan Berzoff, EdD

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2021 Biennial Conference

A Time to Think, A Time to Act: Caring about the Known and the Unknown
March 11-14, 2021, Philadelphia, PA.
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New Member Benefit! Psychoanalytic Social Work Journal is now an official journal of AAPCSW, as of Vol.26, #1 January-June 2019.
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