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 Changing 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.

Thursday, March 5 (Overview)
Thursday, March 5 (Detailed Event Descriptions)
Friday, March 6 (Overview)
Friday, March 6 (Detailed Event Descriptions)
Saturday, March 7 (Overview)
Saturday, March 7 (Detailed Event Descriptions)



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