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COURSE EIGHT – Gender in the Contemporary Clinical Situation: Treatment of Children and their Families

Course Eight - Gender in the Contemporary Clinical Situation: Treatment of Children and their Families

Course Coordinator: Elizabeth Tuters

Course Leaders: Lindsay Barton, Sam Semper

Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7, 14, 2018

Fees: $290

Preregistration is required.

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In this seminar participants will engage with contemporary psychoanalytic literature related to gender identity formation and gender expression in order to become familiar with current terms and debates in this area. Through clinical presentations, course reading, and class discussions, participants will gain practical tools to work with issues related to gender including work with children who identify as gender non-conforming, gender-queer/ gender-fluid, and/or trans.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the course the participants will be able to:

  1. Participants will become familiar with current terms and psychoanalytic literature related to gender identity and gender expression.
  2. Through clinical presentations and theoretical readings participants will gain an understanding of specific issues related to working with gender-queer/ gender- creative children and their families including transference-counter transference issues and gender transitioning.
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Elizabeth Tuters

Elizabeth Tuters, MSW, RSW, FIPA, Child/Adult Psychoanalyst in Private Practice. Team Leader, Infant Program, Hincks-Dellcrest Children’s Centre/Institute; Officer, Board of Directors; Canadian Association of Psychoanalytic Child Therapists. Faculty, TPS&I.

Lindsay Barton

Lindsay Barton, MA, RP, CAPCT, Private Practice. Clinical Member Canadian Association of Psychoanalytic Child Therapists, Trained at Tavistock Clinic in Observational Studies, London, UK; Candidate at TIP.

Sam Semper*

Sam Semper, PhD, is the Administrative Director, Faculty Member, and Supervisor in the Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) in New York City. She is an Advanced Candidate in IPTAR’s Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program. Sam sees adults, adolescents, and children in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy in Manhattan.

* By Invitation

Full-time students in universities and colleges, and mental-health trainees are eligible for a 25% reduction in course fees. Proof of 2017/2018 status needs to be provided. Please contact the tps&i directly to register at a discount.

Refunds must be requested in writing two weeks prior to the beginning of a course. A handling fee of $30 will be retained. After these two weeks, fees cannot be returned.

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