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CE - Klein
Thursday, April 08, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
Category: CE

The Emerging Self of the Young Child

with Maya Klein, PhD

Course Dates:                       3/11, 3/18, 4/1, 4/8/21

Course Time:                        7:00 – 8:30pm

Total CMEs Possible:          6.0

Course Description: The field of psychoanalysis is replete with theories about infancy and child development. Within the field of psychoanalysis, there is a longstanding tradition of linking child development to the organization of intrapsychic structure. William James (1890) may have been the first to note: what the stream grows from is much more complex than the earth. The contemporary views of intersubjectivity and relational psychoanalysis draw upon James’ assertion by offering a pluralistic view of psychic development; namely, that development is a product of a specific and complex relational and intersubjective context.

Basing our discussion on the assumption that relationships are the fundamental organizers of human behavior and experience, this seminar will explore the complexity and continuity of child development. We will explore core assumptions about motivation, development, the nature of intersubjectivity and “the emerging self” of the child.

Learning Objectives: At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Gain an appreciation for the vital role that relational, intersubjective experiences play in child development.
  2. Explore the ways in which a child and caregiver co-create shared meaning in intersubjective experiences and how this relates to the therapeutic endeavor.
  3. Develop a greater understanding of the role that affective experiences play in forming the basis of the dynamic unconscious and mobilize defenses such as repression and regression.

Registration Fee: $200

Professional Level Member Rate: $180
Students/Residents: $100 (call for discount code) 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Oregon Psychoanalytic Center. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Contact: [email protected]