77th 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 5-7; 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, March 4, 6:30-7:45 pm: Mitchell Hochberg Memorial Public Education Event: Andrew Solomon, PhD will discuss the film, "Far from the Tree."
Thursday morning, March 5, 8:30-9:45 am: Conference Opening Plenary Address: Jonathan David Haidt, PhD will deliver the Conference Opening Address, "How Social Media is Chancing Social Networks, Group Dynamics, and Gen Z."
Friday morning, March 6, 8:30-9:45 am: Anne and Ramon Alonso Presidential Plenary Address: Molyn Leszcz, MD, FRCPC, CGP, DFAGPA, will deliver his address, "All I Really Need to Know in Life, I Learned in Group."
Saturday morning, March 7, 9:00-11:30am: Louis R. Ormont Lecture: Morris Nitsun, PhD, will speak about, "Reflections on Art and Life through Dolls: The Power of Visual Images to Evoke Personal and Social Themes."
Courses: These courses are designed to cover a variety of topics in-depth. 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.