75th Annual Conference

The Mitchell Hochberg Memorial Public Education Event on Wednesday evening is the kick-off event for the Conference which is held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 1-3; the Conference is composed of several formats, including courses, open sessions, limited registration workshops and special presentations on a variety of topics.

Special Plenary Presentations

Wednesday evening, February 28, 6:30-7:45 pm: Mitchell Hochberg Memorial Public Education Event: David Allen, MD, MPH will discuss, "Group Process as an Intervention for Community Resocialization."

Thursday morning, March 1, 8:30-9:45 am:  Conference Opening Plenary Address: Pat Ogden, PhD will deliver the Conference Opening Address, "The Role of the Body in Group Psychotherapy: A Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Approach."

Friday morning, March 2, 8:30-9:45 am:  Anne and Ramon Alonso Presidential Plenary Address: Barry Helfmann, PsyD, ABPP, CGP, DFAGPA will deliver his address, "Why AGPA?"

Saturday morning, March 3, 9:00-11:30am: Louis R. Ormont Lecture: Richard Billow, PhD, ABPP, CGP will speak about, "Witnessing: The Third Axis of Group."

Courses: These courses are designed to cover a variety of topics in-depth. Two-day courses meet in four sections on two consecutive days and one-day courses meet in two sections for one full day. Participants must attend all sessions in order to receive continuing education credits.
Continuing Education: One-day: 5 credits/.5 units 


Open Sessions (300 series): These meetings will be presented in a variety of formats, including panels, papers and demonstrations. Audience participation and exchange with the presenters is encouraged.
Continuing Education: 2.5 credits/.25 units


Early Morning Open Sessions (200 Series): 
These events will be presented on specialized areas of interest for the group therapist. 
Continuing Education: 1 credit/.1 unit


Workshops (1-100 Series): 
All-day and half-day meetings provide a context in which participants exchange information among themselves and with the chairperson. These meetings are designed for varying levels of experience including master workshops for senior clinicians.
Continuing Education: All-day: 5 credits/.5 units; Half-day: 2.5 credits/.25 units


90-Minute Events: 
These sessions are presented as open sessions and workshops and are scheduled on Friday afternoon of the Conference.
Continuing Education: 1.5 credits/.15 units

Click the links below for details on the daily sessions and workshops.

Thursday, March 1 (Overview)
Thursday, March 1 (Detailed Event Descriptions)
Friday, March 2 (Overview)
Friday, March 2 (Detailed Event Descriptions)
Saturday, March 3 (Overview)
Saturday, March 3 (Detailed Event Descriptions)

 

 

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