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CANCELLED Part III: Racism in Psychoanalytic Treatment and Supervision, Facilitated by JoAnn Ponder, PhD

posted Feb 8, 2021, 8:46 AM by Houston Psychoanalytic Society   [ updated Mar 5, 2021, 12:47 PM ]
Study Group
Facilitated by JoAnn Ponder, PhD
Part III: Racism in Psychoanalytic Treatment and Supervision
5 Tuesdays
March 9 - May 11, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM CST

Zoom Presentation
*Pre-Registration required for Zoom invitation

Registration Fees
Active Members: $200
Friend Members: $225
Student Members: $100
Non-members: $250

7.5 CME/CEUs

  1. Give an example of institutional racism that a Black psychoanalyst might have experienced.
  2. Give an example of racism that a Black psychoanalyst might have experienced from a white patient.
  3. Explain how a white clinician could misinterpret cultural trauma.
  4. Explain why a clinician and patient might collude in silence about race.
  5. Describe why racial enactments may occur.
  6. Explain what it means to view racism as a transference state.
  7. Describe how race is an adaptive challenge.
  8. Give an example of a racial dynamic in a supervisory encounter.
  9. Define what is meant by a microaggression.
  10. Explain why many people prefer the term racism to microaggression.

March 9, 2021
Winograd, B. (2014). Black Psychoanalysts Speak. PEP Video Grants.

March 23, 2021
Hamer, F. (2002). Guards at the gate: Race, resistance, and psychic reality. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 50: 1219-1237.

Powell, D. (2018). Race, African Americans, and psychoanalysis: Collective silence in the therapeutic conversation. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 66: 1021-1049.

April 13, 2021
Leary, K. (2000). Racial enactments in dynamic treatment. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 10: 639-653.

Suchet, M. (2004). A relational encounter with race. Psychoanalytic Dialogues,14: 423-438.

Hamer, F. (2006). Racism as a transference state: Episodes of racial hostility in-the psychoanalytic context. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 75: 197-214.

April 27, 2021
Leary, K. (2012). Race as an adaptive challenge: Working with diversity in the clinical consulting room. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 29: 279-291.

Levy-Warren, M. (2014). A knot in the gut: Transference-countertransference and issues of race, ethnicity, and class in an adolescent treatment. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 13: 133-141.

May 11, 2021
Schen, C. & Greenlee, A. (2018). Race in supervision: Let’s talk about it. Psychodynamic Psychiatry, 46: 1-21.

Tummala-Narra, P. (2004). Dynamics of race and culture in the supervisory encounter. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 21: 300-311.
JoAnn Ponder, PhD is a psychologist-psychoanalyst who has a private practice in Austin treating culturally and racially diverse individuals, couples, and families. She completed training in adult psychoanalysis at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies in Houston, where she currently serves on the faculty. In 2016, she put together a panel for Austin Psychoanalytic and presented a paper about the legacy of school desegregation. The program was open to the community and presented in the auditorium at a public library in historically Black east Austin. That same year, JoAnn presented a paper about racism in society and clinical practice as part of a panel at the national Division 39 Spring Meeting.
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association, Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, and Houston Psychoanalytic Society. 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 7.5 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.

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