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Upcoming "Book Club" Teleconference: Fairy Tales and the Social Unconscious

Date: Sunday, December 10, 2017
1:00-2:30 pm (Eastern)

Haim Weinberg, PhD, CGP, FAGPA,
Director of International Programs, Professional School of Psychology, Sacramento, California
Ravit Raufman, PhD,
University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

This teleconference will address how their book combines the study of the social unconscious and the study of fairy tales. Examining different versions of fairy tales told by different ethnic communities teaches us about the relations between universal and local/cultural aspects of the social unconscious. The presenters will show the relevance and bring examples from group therapy.

This event is complimentary for AGPA Members. 1.5 CE credits are available at $22.50 for AGPA members/$45.00 for nonmembers. Detailed CE accreditation information can be found here.

For more information and to register, visit the AGPA Store/CE Center.

UPDATE: All event descriptions for AGPA Connect 2018 are online!

You may now view all the event descriptions, click below to see details on the Special Institute presentations, Two-Day Institute sections, and Three-Day Conference events. AGPA Connect 2018 with the theme "The Healing Power of Groups in a Fragmented World" will be held in Houston, Texas on February 26-March 3.

Special Institute: Monday, February 26;
Two-Day Institute: Tuesday & Wednesday, February 27 & 28

Three-Day Conference: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, March 1-3

We hope that you will be able to join us. Here is the registration form. 

Early Bird Hotel Rates at the Westin Galleria and Oaks Hotels are available.

If you reserve your hotel room for the 2018 Meeting before November 30, you will receive a special rate of $179 single/double occupancy rate. Beginning December 1, the rates will be $199 single/double. To take advantage, click here. Please note: Discounted reservations must include one pre-paid night which is non-refundable.

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