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CE - EcoPsychoanalysis
2250 NW Flanders Street, Suite 312
Portland, OR 97210

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Thursday, October 03, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
Category: CE

Ecopsychoanalysis: Using Psychoanalytic Understanding to Face the Climate Crisis 

Instructor:  Skye Haberman, PhD
Course Dates:  10/3, 10/10/2019
Course Time:  7:00 – 8:30pm
Total CMEs Possible:  3

Course Description: 
In this course (1) we will look at understanding unconscious obstacles and attitudes underpinning the emergence of and inadequate response to the global ecological crisis, patterns of over consuming, our own feelings and defenses including the theories of dissociation, self-states, and loss; and consider ways to work with climate change in clinical practice  (2) we will explore the connection between environmental exploitation and the economic priorities of carbon based capitalism and white western culture, including racism/colonialism and impact on people of color and  (3) we will discuss ecological awareness and values, ways to face the challenge of climate catastrophe, build hope and resilience, and the evocation of “creative white shame”.

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

  1. Develop a greater understanding of unconscious biases and obstacles in relationship to tackling the climate crisis.
  2. Discuss ways to identify and work with our own range of feelings and defenses.
  3. Increase awareness of racial capitalism and relationship to a carbon based, extractive economy.
  4. Explore ways to work with environmental issues clinically.

Registration Fee: $100
Professional Level Member Rate: $90
Students/Residents: $50 (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 3.0 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]