Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture
May 15-17, 2014
At the University of San Diego
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
Come learn from and network with the cultural psychiatry community of faculty and trainees in psychiatry and the social sciences from such universities as George Washington, Columbia, UC Davis, McGill, Univ. of Toronto, and Oregon Health and Sciences Univ.
The theme of this 3-day meeting is “Trauma, Recovery and Culture” with plenary sessions on Discovering Resilience and Wisdom in the Context of Adversity and What History and Historians Can Contribute to the Study of Trauma.
Symposia include the following:
• Conducting Research in US Torture Rehabilitation Centers
• Trauma, Resilience and Successful Aging: Cultural Perspectives
• Conceptualizing Trauma: Anthropological Approaches to Lived Experience and Structural Violence
• Cultural Trauma, Resilience and Prevention of Demoralization
• Cultural Discourses on Womanhood, Trauma, and Healing;
• Policy Implications Affecting Survivors of Politically Motivated Torture
• Culturally Competent Care of Refugees
• Resident Training and Supervision in Cultural Competence
In addition, there will be award lectures by outstanding trainees in psychiatry and the social sciences, a symposium featuring trainees on the meeting theme, two award-winning films, and a robust poster session.
To learn more about SSPC, view the complete program, and register for the meeting, please visit www.psychiatryandculture.org
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 George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Please note that early bird registration ends at midnight on January 31.