Special Extension Program Event – A Tale of Two Cities, a one day conference

Special Extension Program Event - A Tale of Two Cities, a one day conference

Coordinator: Don Carveth

Conference Presenters: Daniel Burston and James Fitzgerald

Saturday, October, 15, 2016: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fees: $90

Preregistration is required.

This conference touches on the history of psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychiatry in Canada (in Toronto and Montreal at least), issues concerning psychoanalysis and religion, as well as the issue of the intergenerational transmission of psychopathology.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. To learn about the differing reception of psychoanalysis and psychodynamic as distinct from organic psychiatry in Toronto and Montreal.
  2. To study certain of the tensions between psychoanalysis and religion as these manifested in the life of Dr. Karl Stern.
  3. To approach the issue of the intergenerational transmission of psychopathology as manifested in the family of one of Canada’s most distinguished physicians.

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Daniel Burston

Prof. Daniel Burston of Duquesne University, psychologist, historian of psychoanalysis and author of A Forgotten Freudian: The Passion of Karl Stern (2016)

James Fitzgerald

James Fitzgerald, Toronto author of Old Boys: The Powerful Legacy of Upper Canada College (1994) and What Disturbs Our Blood: A Son’s Quest to Redeem the Past (2010)

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits are available. This event is an accredited group learning activity (section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certificate Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA). The specific opinions and content of this event are not necessarily those of the CPA, and are the responsibility of the organizer(s) alone. As per the Royal College standard, each presentation provides a minimum of 25% interactive learning.

Full-time students in universities and colleges, and mental-health trainees are eligible for a 25% reduction in course fees. Proof of 2016/2017 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.

For more information about and for registration in the tps&i Extension Programs, Scientific Meetings, Training Programs, Study and Supervision groups and Special Presentations, please visit our website: torontopsychoanalysis.com or email info@torontopsychoanalysis.com