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Biennial Conference

November 4-7, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center
237 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Conference Materials
Plenary Preview Brochure
Conference Program & Schedule
Hotel Info
AAPCSW Writing Workshop

Making Hotel Reservations

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
237 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

Reservations can be made starting February 2, 2021, closing date October 3, 2021 at this web address:  https://book.passkey.com/e/50168998

Contact Lawrence Schwartz, Administrative Conference Coordinator
(718) 728-7416 | aapcsw@gmail.com

Conference: A Time to Think, A Time to Act - Caring about the Known and the Unknown

How do we hold in mind the tension between thinking and acting, at the conscious and unconscious levels? Whether it be the unknown of our inner world, the unknown of the world around us, or the unknown embodied in those from whom we feel different, we grapple with the dilemma of what is and isn’t known. We know about the mind in conflict and meaning-making in various ways. We know about injustice. We place high value on introspection while also addressing activism. Now, as in all times of global change, we are also called upon to explore the impact of societal factors in clinical encounters through a fresh lens. Given the complexity of the human condition, this conference will ask us to reflect on such matters from multiple psychoanalytic perspectives.