- Sun, Nov 12, 2017 10:00 PM
2014 Sawtelle Boulevard
Latitude: 34.0406, Longitude: -118.443
Have you ever wanted to learn more about psychoanalysis? From a clinical and organizational perspective, how can you help improve trauma-focused interventions with children and adult clients and patients? Join the New Center for Psychoanalysis (NCP) and the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck Social of Social Work Alumni Association to explore how psychoanalysis can be an effective treatment in cases of child and adult trauma. Presenters will help you learn the foundations of psychoanalytic technique and the rationale behind its application to two clinical cases involving complex trauma, a child case an adult case. Then, learn more about the USC National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement and their work assisting schools and communities cope in the aftermath of tragedy and how they idenitfy solutions to aid organizations in managing trauma. Presentations can set the stage for the applicability of psychoanalysis for social workers and nurses who work in a variety of settings that employ a bio-psychosocial assessment and treatment model. Additionally, learn strategies to help your organization, medical center or agency support individuals, staff and families at times of crisis and loss. **Licensed social workers attending in-person can earn 4 CEUs. ***Participants must attend the presentations from 9:00 a.m. until the program ends to receive 4 CEUs. Complimentary admission includes continental breakfast. Parking is free onsite behind the New Center for Psychoanalysis (NCP) building with entry from Beloit Avenue. Program Highlights: 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.: Registration and continental breakfast 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.: Welcome and presentations by USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Dean Marilyn Flynn and New Center for Psychoanalysis Co-Dean, Doryann Lebe, MD 9:30 - 9:45 a.m.: Presentation by event moderator Jill Model Barth, PhD, LCSW 9:45 - 10:30 a.m.: Presentation and question and answer session with Susan Donner, MD 10:30 a.m.: Break 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.: Presentation and question and answer session with Dahlia Nissan Russ, PsyD, LCSW 11:50 - 12:35 p.m.: Presentation and question and answer session with David J Schonfeld, MD, FAAP 12:35 - 12:45 p.m.: Closing remarks and program concludes Presenters: Jill Model Barth, PhD, LCSW Jill Model Barth is a psychologist/psychoanalyst in private practice in Beverly Hills, CA. She is a Training and Supervising Analyst and teaching faculty of NCP, and a Member and teaching faculty of the Los Angeles and the Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies (LAISPS). Dr. Barth is an Assistant Professor and Core Faculty of The Chicago School, Los Angeles. At the Wright Institute, Los Angeles, Dr. Barth is a clinical supervisor and faculty member. She has lectured nationally and internationally on the topics of intergenerational transmission of trauma, supervision as an analytic third, dream analysis, and transference and countertransference dilemmas. Susan Donner, MD Susan Donner is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Woodland Hills, CA. She graduated from the adult and child psychoanalytic programs and is now a Senior Teaching Faculty member, Training and Supervising Analyst, Child and Adolescent Supervising Analyst, and the Chair of the Child Psychoanalytic Program at the New Center for Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles. A graduate of Harvard University and UCSF School of Medicine, she is an Assistant (maybe Associate by the time this goes to press) Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, where she teaches medical students and psychiatry residents and child psychiatry fellows. She has contributed a number of chapters and articles in the psychoanalytic literature and has presented at IPA, APsaA, APA, AACAP and Western Regional conferences on such topics as child development, attachment disorders, psychodynamic formulation, psychoanalytic perspectives on the use of medications, and clinical aspects of child, adolescent and adult psychoanalytic treatment. Marilyn L. Flynn, PhD Marilyn L. Flynn, PhD is Dean of the Suzanne Dworak Peck School of Social Work and 2U Endowed Chair of Educational Innovation and Social Work at USC. She is noted for creating transformational programs in graduate education and expanding the frontiers of the professions of social work and nursing nationally. She has championed science and innovation in social work, serving as organizer of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) among other accomplishments. Today, she co-chairs the national steering committee for the AASWSW Grand Challenges for Social Work and serves at USC as lead for the USC university initiative to end homeless in Los Angeles. She has built the nation’s largest national graduate social work program and recently became the first dean of social work to organize and administer a graduate department in advanced nursing practice. In 2009, she established the first graduate military social work specialization in a major civilian research university. Among numerous recognitions, she was awarded the International Sarnat Prize for Advancement of Social Work, the National Award for Community and Volunteer Service from President Obama, and in 2015, the USC Provost’s Inaugural Prize for Innovation in Educational Practice. Doryann Lebe, MD Doryann Lebe is a psychiatrist, analytically trained, who has been practicing in the Los Angeles area for thirty-five years. She is the Co-Dean of New Center for Psychoanalysis (NCP) and on faculty at USC. She focuses in general psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychodynamic and humanistic psychology as well as psychopharmacology and geriatric psychiatry. Her approach utilizes humanistic, relational, cognitive and psychodynamic techniques that are interactive and unique to each person she treats. She is board certified in Psychiatry and was board certified in Geriatric Psychiatry. Dahlia Nissan Russ, Psy.D, LCSW Dahlia Nissan Russ, Psy.D., LCSW, is a psychoanalyst and a social worker. She has a private practice in West Los Angeles. Dr. Nissan Russ is a senior faculty member at the New Center for Psychoanalysis (NCP) and currently is Chair of its Curriculum Committee. She previously served as NCP's Clinic Director and Chair of the Admission Committee. She also served as the Executive Council of NCP at the American Psychoanalytic Association. Dr. Nissan Russ received a MSW from UCLA. She interned at the Neuropsychiatry Institute (NPI), Department of Child Psychiatry, UCLA and then had a two year fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She received a Doctor of Psychology in Psychoanalysis from NCP. She also teaches and supervises at Wright Institute, Los Angeles (WILA). David J Schonfeld, MD, FAAP David J Schonfeld is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician and director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement (NCSCB). He holds a joint appointment at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. In 2005, Schonfeld established the NCSCB with funding from the September 11th Children’s Fund and the National Philanthropic Trust. Further funding from the New York Life Foundation has allowed the center to provide ongoing and expanded services. The center aims to promote an appreciation of the role that schools play to support students, staff and families at times of crisis and loss; to collaborate with organizations and agencies to further this goal; and to serve as a resource for information, training materials, consultation and technical assistance. Schonfeld has authored more than 100 scholarly articles, book chapters and books (e.g., The Grieving Student: A Teacher’s Guide, Brookes Publishing) and has given more than 800 presentations on the topics of pediatric bereavement and crisis. He has provided consultation and training on school crisis and pediatric bereavement in the aftermath of a number of school crisis events and disasters within the United States and abroad. CEU Provider Language: The University of Southern California (USC) Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, an accredited school of social work as defined in Business and Professions Code section 4991.2, meets the requirements set forth in section 4996.22(d)(1). The School is recognized by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as a continuing education provider pursuant to Section 1887.4.3 CEU Learning Objectives Social Workers completing this presentation will: Learn the foundations of psychoanalytic technique and the rationale behind its application to trauma cases, Identify various aspects of trauma with child and adult case material and the way trauma impacts the analytic relationship and process. Understand the benefit of a structured, regulated setting for establishing an unstructured analytic process in which the patient can develop freely. Develop their own style of analytic listening through careful consideration of the analyst’s state of mind and receptiveness. Learn strategies on how organizations and agencies can support individuals, staff and families at times of crisis and loss.