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November 11, 2015: Sexual Boundary Violations: A 30-Year Retrospective

posted Apr 21, 2016, 7:55 PM by Crissy Nolen   [ updated Apr 21, 2016, 7:57 PM ]

Sexual Boundary Violations:  A 30-Year Retrospective

Presented by Glen Gabbard, M.D.

The Lovett Center
900 Lovett Boulevard
Houston, TX  77006

7:00 pm-7:30 pm Refreshments and Socialization
7:30 pm-9:00 pm Presentation by Speaker
9:00 pm-9:30 pm Informal Discussion with Speaker

Active and Student Members: Free
Friends: $20
Non-members: $30

 Up to 2 Hours of CEP/CEU/CME credits available*

1. To inform audience members about the factors that lead to sexual boundary violations by helping professionals,
2. To educate audience members about the impact on the patient and the profession,
3. To help the audience understand how to think about rehabilitation. 

Program Description:
This presentation will describe Dr. Gabbard's thirty years of experience in evaluating, consulting on, and treating over 300 helping professionals who committed sexual boundary violations with patients. He will describe common themes in these cases and share how his views have changed over the three decades. He will also describe how group dynamics may contribute to the occurrence of these phenomena. Finally, he will talk about possible institutional responses in terms of rehabilitation and prevention.

 Speaker Bio:
Glen O. Gabbard, MD, is Training and Supervising Analyst at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. Former positions include Director of the Menninger Clinic from 1989-1994 and Brown Foundation Chair of Psychoanalysis and Director of the Baylor Psychiatry Clinic, 2001-2011. He is currently in private practice at The Gabbard Center in Houston. From 2001-2007, he was Joint Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis, the first non-British Editor. He has authored or edited 27 books and 350 scientific papers and book chapters. His books include Boundaries and Boundary Violations in Psychoanalysis, Textbook of Psychoanalysis, Psychodynamic Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: a Basic Text, and The Psychology of the Sopranos. In 2000 Dr. Gabbard was awarded the prestigious Sigourney Award of the American Psychoanalytic Association. 

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and  presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

*Active and Student Members: Free, Friends: $20, Non-members: $30

*SOCIAL WORKERS . The Houston Psychoanalytic Society is approved to offer continuing education units to social workers by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners, sponsor number CS4518. It is anticipated that this monthly meeting will meet their requirements for 2 hours of continuing education credit.

*PSYCHOLOGISTS . The Texas State Licensing Board of Psychologists does not pre-approve workshops for continuing education. It is anticipated that this monthly meeting will meet requirements for 2 hours of CE credit.

*LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS . The Houston Psychoanalytic Society is approved by The American Psychoanalytic Association through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, CE Provider Number 2666, to offer continuing education credit to licensed professional counselors.

*MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS . The Houston Psychoanalytic Society, as a co-sponsor with the Houston-Galveston Institute, is an approved sponsor of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists.

*PHYSICIANS . This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The American Psychoanalytic Association and the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of the CME activity.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 hours in category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should only claim those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.