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Acting Out and Enactments
Franklin Square
1829 Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 7:10 PM - 8:40 PM EST
Category: Courses

Acting Out and Enactments (8 sessions)

Instructors: Michael Macklin, MD and Terrie Baker, MSW, LCSW

Remote Learners Welcome

This course will focus on the therapist’s conscious and unconscious reactions to their patients and how they can best be understood and worked with and understood. We will cover concepts of repeating, acting out, countertransference, projective identification, and enactment. Presentation of clinical material by participants will be essential for the success of this course.

This course is appropriate for intermediate through advanced students, as well as clinicians with extensive experience who have permission of the instructor

Prerequisite: This class is open to matriculated Psychoanalytic Adult or Adult/Child students who have completed all or nearly all of the Core Curriculum.  Some exceptions to the requirements that the psychoanalytic student has finished all or nearly all of the Core Curriculum may be made by the psychoanalysis program.
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Where:    Chapel Hill, Franklin Square, 1829 East Franklin Street, Suite 900B
When:     Begins January 15 and runs 8 weeks
Time:       7:10 - 8:40 pm

CME Credits: 12 / CE clock hours: 12 / NBCC: 12 clock hours / All others: Letter of Attendance

Training Program Credit: Students who successfully complete this course can earn credit on the Psychoanalysis training program. If there is a course assignment, students must complete the assignment to receive training program course credit.

About the InstructorsMichael Macklin, MD and Terrie Baker, MSW, LCSW

For syllabus, click here

Registration and Tuition Deadline is January 8.  $25 Registration Fee is due at time of application.
Tuition: $315
$235 for students matriculated in the training programs 
$290 for residents and graduate students
Payment plans can be arranged with the Administrator

Matriculated students aren't charged a course registration fee.  Students who register for more than one course in a semester pay only one registration fee.  In special circumstances we may accept registrations after the registration deadline, but there will be an additional $20 late registration fee.
Course Cancellation Policy

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Course Learning Objectives: 

Class participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the historical meaning of the term “acting out”.
  2. Compare the behaviors commonly referred to as “acting out” and “acting in” and their relation to the process of “repeating and working through”.
  3. Discuss the clinical observations and implications of such behaviors.
  4. Describe the recent definitions of countertransference including the differentiation of concordant and complimentary countertransference.
  5. Explain how to utilize countertransference to enhance understanding of clinical materials.
  6. Discuss clinical observations of countertransference.
  7. Describe the historical underpinnings of projective identification.
  8. Discuss clinical observations related to projective identification.
  9. Describe how different psychoanalytic traditions define enactments.
  10. Describe the differences between ordinary enactments and enactments that are more deeply rooted in the unconscious.
  11. Describe the role of enactments in psychoanalytic treatment.
  12. Discuss clinical observations of enactments and their impact on clinical work.

 CE & CME Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and Psychoanalytic Center of the Carolinas. 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 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. 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.

The Psychoanalytic Center of the Carolinas has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6518. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Psychoanalytic Center of the Carolinas is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

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