Wednesday, March 25, 2015

JQY Mental Health Conference on Sexual Orientation in the Orthodox Community 4/19/15

JQY presents a Mental Health Conference on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity in the Orthodox Community:

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Orthodox Jewish Community
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A mental health conference open to therapists, religious leaders and educators

Sunday, April 19, 2015, 8:30am-5:30pm

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Conference Cosponsors:

William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, & Psychology
& Lincoln Square Synagogue
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The Conference:
The program features experts in the mental health field of sexuality and gender, along with leading Orthodox Rabbinic authorities and clinical professionals with experience working with LGBT people from the Orthodox and Hasidic community. They will present cases, review the latest research and develop a conceptual framework in which therapists and Orthodox rabbis can work together to offer the best care.
This Conference is designed for mental health professionals, educators, and rabbinic leaders.
Featured Speakers: (full speaker list & bios on registration site)
W.A.White Institute: Ali Feit PhD (Co-Chair), Alan Slomowitz PhD (Co-Chair), Mark Blechner Phd, Jack Drescher MD
Lincoln Square Synagogue: Rabbi Shaul Robinson, Senior Rabbi
Rabbinical Council of America (RCA): Rabbi Mark Dratch MSW, Executive Vice President
Congregation Ahavath Torah: Rabbi Shmuel Goldin, Senior Rabbi & past President of the RCA
Date:  Sunday, April 19, 2015, 8:30am-5:30pm (breakfast and lunch served)
Location:  The Kraft Center for Jewish Life, Columbia University, 606 West 115th, NY, NY 10025
Cost:  $135,  Early Bird: $100,  Student: $50 (limited)
Food: Kosher breakfast, lunch, coffee & refreshments served

For more information or to become an Institutional Cosponsor contact:
Additional Cosponsors:
NYU Silver School of Social Work: Office of Global and Lifelong Learning,
Yeshiva University Wurzweiler School of Social Work
Columbia University: The Kraft Center for Jewish Student Life

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