This course will focus on the racial and cultural identifications of both the child patient, and that of the therapist.
It will analyze the transference/ countertransference matrix and will highlight the unexamined unique psychosocial stressors of minority children.
Part of the Child and Adolescent Seminar Series.
Jan 25, Feb 1, 8, and 15, 2023
Feb 22 and March 1, 2023
6:00 pm-7:30 p.m. EST
6:00 pm-9:15 p.m. EST
Online, live via Zoom
Registration will close 48 hours prior to the start of the event.
Kirkland Vaughans, PhD
Kirkland C. Vaughans, Ph.D. is on faculty at the Postgraduate Programs and the Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and a psychoanalyst with a private practice in New York City.
Dr. Vaughans is the founding editor of the Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, he made JICAP a special venue for the publication of papers on the treatment of children of diverse ethnic groups and economic backgrounds. He is the first-editor of the seminal two-volume book, The Psychology of Black Boys and Adolescents.
Natalie Brooks Wilson, PhD, LCSW-R, ECMH-E
Dr. Natalie Brooks Wilson has worked in the field of social work for over 30 years. She is one of the original leaders of Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services’ Seen and Heard Program serving young children who experienced or witnessed violence while supporting their families. Encouraging and coaching team members through reflective supervision is a key element of her work as a thought leader and workforce developer. One of her professional goals is breaking down institutional silos to foster integration and open communication.
At her current agency and as a consultant for other non-profits, Dr. Brooks Wilson serves as a leader, trainer, mentor, program developer, and administrator in several program areas including mental health, foster care, early childhood education, and preventive services. In her work as an adjunct professor, she is often inspired by students’ creativity and determination. Dr. Brooks Wilson’s research agenda includes identifying opportunities for disrupting microaggressions within human service organizations and building successful academic/community organization partnerships.
Adelphi University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Adelphi University maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Adelphi University, Derner School of Psychology, is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0024 and by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0607 and by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0185 and by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0083.
This continuing education seminar, seminar instructor/s, and the Postgraduate Programs as the seminar’s sponsor, receive no commercial support for the content of instruction (e.g., research grants funding research findings etc.), or benefit for endorsement of products (e.g., books, training, drugs, etc.) that are known to present a conflict of interest.
Full refunds are issued for cancellations made up to 7 working days before the event. Cancellations of less than 7 days for any reason, or no-shows are not refunded. Credit towards a future event/workshop are issued for cancellations less than 7 days and up to 24 hours before the event. No credit is issued for cancellations less than 24 hours before the events or no-shows.