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One Day Conference
Saturday, March 3, 2018
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Rockville Hilton Hotel, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD


The Breadth and Depth of Slavery’s Wounds

Janice P. Gump, PhD
Conference Co-Chairs: Patrizia Pallaro, LCMFT, BC-DMT & Chris Thomas, LCSW-C
IPI Metro Chair: Michael Kaufman, LCPC

dr-gumpDr. Gump will present on the experience of slavery, its emotional burden still haunting us through the transgenerational transmission of slavery’s traumas, its relevance and effect on our clinical work, as well as the ethical imperatives to confront it.

Janice P. Gump, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Washington DC.

Former faculty member at the Medical School & Psychology Department of Howard University and the Washington School of Psychiatry, she is a member of the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.

Dr. Gump has presented and published papers on African American women, shame as it manifests in the transferential relationship between African American patients and White therapists, the transgenerational transmission of the trauma of slavery, and how, through the transgenerational transmission of slavery’s traumas, its impact endures.

Register online at www.theipi.org
Fee: $75 before February 16th; $100 thereafter
Some scholarships available, contact info@theipi.org
CE Credit: 6 hrs, ethics & diversity credit

event-logoIPI Metro
with the collaboration of NASW-DC
One Day Conference
Saturday, October 29, 2016,
9:00 am – 5:45 pm

Cambria Suites Hotel, Helen Heneghan Way, Rockville, MD

Black Boys in the Eye of the Storm

Kirkland C. Vaughans, Ph.D.
Conference Co-Chairs: Patrizia Pallaro, LCMFT, BC-DMT & Chris Thomas, LCSW-C
IPI Metro Chair: Caroline Sehon, MD

unnamed-4Dr. Vaughans will present on the traumatic object relations of slavery, the inter-generational transmission of trauma among African Americans, how Black male youth is perceived, how the educational system is not equipped to address their multifaceted needs, and the ethical imperatives to thus inform our clinical work with Black children and adolescents.

Kirkland C. Vaughans, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and a psychoanalyst with a private practice in New York City. The founding editor of the Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psyhcotherapy, he made JICAP a special venue for the publication of papers on the treatment of children of diverse ethnic groups and economic backgrounds.

First-editor of the seminal two-volume book, The Psychology of Black Boys and Adolescents, Dr. Vaughans is a senior adjunct professor of psychology at the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychlogical Studies at Adelphi University, faculty member of their Postgraduate Program in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, a clinical supervisor at the National Institute for Psychotherapies, and visiting faculty member at IPTAR. He is a school psychologist at Hempstead High School and the former Regional Director of the defunct New Hope Guild Centers of Brooklyn. He has published articles on the intergenerational transmission of trauma among African Americans and presented widely on topics effecting Black male youth. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Harlem Family Psychoanalytic Institute. He is the recipient of a number of community and professional honors for his service and contributions.

Dr. Vaughans is prominently featured on the documentary Black Psychoanalysts Speak, and has spearheaded several conferences discussing the experiences of psychoanalysts of Color as well as the relevance of psychoanalysis to communities of Color.