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* 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


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

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Call For Papers
Download: 2019 Guidelines
Submission due 03/10/2018 — AAPCSW 2019 Conference: Intrigue, Insight, Inquiry: Through Today's Psychoanalytic Lens
Dates: March 28-31, 2019
Durham Convention Center, Durham, NC

Events & Workshops

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Conference Monographs

2016 Monographs: The Art of Listening »

NOTE: September 15th is the submission deadline for the AAPCSW 2017 Mind & Milieu Conference Monograph/Salon. Review the submission guidelines »

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.


Member News: Read about the 2017 AAPCSW Award Recipients »

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.

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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.