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2017 AAPCSW Conference

March 23-26, 2017
Baltimore (Inner Harbor), Maryland

Thank you for attending.

Program, Bios & Hotel Info


* AAPCSW receives recognition by the Baltimore City Council »
* Baltimore Sun article -- “The sublime psychology of Baltimore” »
* Radio interview on WYPR 88.1FM about clinical social workers and contemporary psychoanalysis.

“Most mental-health care in the U.S. is delivered by social workers… As the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work gathers here this weekend, we talk to two therapists about Baltimore’s special spot in the development of psychoanalysis, the challenges for therapists and residents in a city suffused with trauma, and how that influences the approach… in therapy.”

Position Statement

The AAPCSW Board of Directors has approved the following position statement prepared by the AAPCSW Diversity/Otherness Committee on the current immigration and travel ban: AAPCSW Response to the Unfolding Executive Order - Immigration & Travel Ban


Explore the new video series: Conversations with Past Presidents »

Conversations with Past Presidents


The American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW) invites you to join its membership. Learn more about the benefits of AAPCSW Membership.

AAPCSW Perspectives

Support Our Initiatives

Consider supporting AAPCSW's educational commitments by donating to NIPER, the National Institute for Psychoanalytic Education and Research which serves as AAPCSW's 501(c)(3) nonprofit for educational purposes. Make an online donatation to NIPER »

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Events & Workshops

April 22, 2017 | San Francisco, CA
Clinical Encounters with Social Justice Issues in a Community Mental Health Clinic
Program [ 2.5 CE credits ]

June 2-3, 2017 | New York, NY
PDM-2 Conference: Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual - Second Edition
AAPCSW is part of the PDM-2 Sponsoring Organizations
PDM-2 Conference Program

AAPCSW Monographs

Read the The Art of Listening Conference Monographs.

Continuing Education

CE hours are available through in-person events such as AAPCSW's national conferences and some regional workshops. Additional CE hours are offered through online courses.


Special: Through the publicity work of Dan Buccino and Teresa Mendez, Hospitality Co-Chairs of Mind & Milieu, AAPCSW receives recognition by the Baltimore City Council.

Download: AAPCSW's triannual newsletters »


Important: AAPCSW Board Update »

David Phillips, DSW, (1935-2015)
Diana Siskind, MSW, LCSW (1930-2016)
Elizabeth W. Horton, MSW, LICSW (1933-2016)

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About Us

AAPCSW is a national membership organization dedicated to supporting psychoanalytic clinical social workers and furthering psychoanalytic education and practice. Read about AAPCSW's aims and purposes.