On Clinical Formulation

Jul 31, 2015

Barbara Berger, PhD, B.C.D., and Scott Harms Rose, PhD, will present two cases, including sections of clinical process, and discuss formulation of the cases from the points of view of both the DSM-5 and the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM). Drs. Berger and Rose teach Perspectives on Clinical Formulation in ICSW’s doctoral program, where Dr. Berger is a senior Faculty member and Dr. Rose is President and Dean.

This event is the fourth event in our six part Summer in the City series.


Barbara Berger, PhD has a private practice and is a member of the faculty at ICSW.  She’s an editor for The Clinical Social Work Journal and Psychoanalytic Social Work Journal, has served as Past President of the AAPCSW and Past Chair of the Social Work Academy in the National Academies of Practice.  She’s been elected an NAP Distinguished Practitioner, received the award for Distinguished Service from ICSW, and The Lifetime Achievement Award from the AAPCSW
Scott Harms Rose, PhD, is a faculty member at the Institute for Clinical Social Work, where he’s the President and Dean.  He teaches courses on psychodynamic theory and clinical formulation.

When & Where

Friday, July 31, 2015
9:00 – 12:00 pm
The Institute for Clinical Social Work
Robert Morris College
401 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60605


Summer in the City sessions are intended to be taken in continuity, but can be purchased separately. The final event is free for those that attend the first five events.

Registration: $20
Includes 3 CEUs for LSW/LCSWs, LPC/LCPCs, et al.

About this Series

This series of six events is designed to offer clinicians the opportunity to sharpen their clinical skills while learning more about psychodynamic psychotherapy.

For questions about registration contact Elizabeth Oller at or 312-935-4245.


For questions or more information contact Shawna Jennings or 312-935-4234.