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Call for Papers | Deadline Extension
March 31, 2016

Submission Guidelines - Conference 2017

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


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

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.

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Welcome, to AAPCSW's website. We invite you to join us in our collegial and professional commitment to psychoanalytic practice in clinical social work. Our programs and national listserv provide unique opportunities to provide professional information, intellectual discussions and facilitate referrals.

- Judith Aronson, PhD, LCSW,
AAPCSW President

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) non profit educational foundation.

Donations to NIPER support:

  • Attendees of the AAPCSW Biennial Conference. NIPER underwrites some of the conference costs thereby lowering the conference fee and cost to the individual attendees.
  • Access to the Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (PEP), an online archive. NIPER contributions provide a discount to PEP subscriptions to all AAPCSW members.
  • Local conferences, workshops and meetings. NIPER provides funds to support these vitally important programs making them available to a wider audience.

Events & Workshops

Call for Papers
Deadline Extension - March 31, 2016
Mind and Milieu: From the Consulting Room to the Community and Back. March 23-26, 2017, Baltimore (Inner Harbor), Maryland Submission Guidelines - Conference 2017

AAPCSW Monographs

From the 2015 Conference: The Art of Listening.


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


Read AAPCSW's triannual newsletter.

Diana Siskind, MSW, LCSW (1930-2016)
Elizabeth W. Horton, MSW, LICSW (1933-2016)

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