The Institute for Clinical Social Work

Programs & Events

Current & Upcoming Events

Alterity, Masochism and Ethical Desire

Dec 14, 2016 6:00 - 8:30pm Gregory Rizzolo Monthly Seminar

Freud understood psychosexual development as a progression from autoerotic pleasure and narcissistic self-involvement to a libidinal investment in separate objects.

Live Consultation: Panel Presentation

Apr 19, 2017 6 - 8:00pm Louis Pansulla Monthly Seminar

Series which will feature a presentation of a clinical case by an advanced ICSW student, with a small panel of senior clinicians from different theoretical orientations, both listening, and providing ‘live supervision’ from a range of perspectives on the same case.

Past Events

Better Together – Our Life as a Team

Aug 05, 2016 9:00 - 12:00 pm Gina Shropshire Summer in the City

Thresholds’ Grais Apartments opened in 1999. This residential program for formerly homeless adults with co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illnesses was well-designed, supported by research, and adequately funded.

Re-entry Work with Incarcerated Adults

Jul 22, 2016 9:00 - 12:00 pm Thomas Kenemore, PhD Summer in the City

The seminar will focus on the application of clinical social work practice with individuals in transition from prison or jail to communities and to free society.

Master’s Open Class

Nov 14, 2015

This on-site Open Class and complimentary lunch offers the chance to learn more about our unique master's program.

2013-14 Opening Party

Sep 21, 2015 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Join us for as we welcome new and returning students from our doctoral and master’s programs.

Deepening the Treatment

Aug 21, 2015

In this workshop, we will think and talk together about the beliefs best to embody and the techniques to remember that will offer our patients possibilities for depth in process.

On Clinical Formulation

Jul 31, 2015

This presentation will explore two cases, including sections of clinical process, from the points of view of both the DSM-V and the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM). Presenters: Barbara Berger Ph.D., B.C.D. and Scott Rose, Ph.D.

Ethical Decision Making

Jul 24, 2015

This program will offer the mental health professional a sound ethical decision making model that can be applied in one’s practice of clinical social work.

The Empathic Process

Jun 26, 2015

This event will explore the history of the concepts of empathy, is enduring relevance across theoretical constructs, and its application in clinical practice. Presenters: Constance Goldberg, MS and Linda Gross, LCSW.

Transgender Youth

Jun 05, 2015

“Orange is the New Black” has brought new attention and acceptance to folks who identify as Trans; but has that changed much for the Trans youth who can show up in shelters and in agency work?

The Ethics of Professional Competence

May 22, 2015

This program will inform the mental health professional about the ethics associated with representing yourself and your professional competencies.

Older Men in the LGBTQ Community

Apr 10, 2015

What are some of the issues brought into therapy by men who have survived HIV/AIDS, and potentially huge losses, and who now are seeing marriage equality and greater acceptance of the LGBTQ community?

Clinical Listening

Jul 17, 2015

This seminar will address the role of reverie and faith in the listening process, the various forms of communication that occupy our interest, and the challenges to listening deeply in today's culture. Presenter: Jennifer Tolleson, Ph.D.

Ethics in the Age of the Internet

Apr 24, 2014

This program will inform the mental health professional to many ethical dilemmas associated with the interface between the practice of mental health care and the age of the Internet.