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Alumnus Ken Bausch, PhD '98, of the Institute for 21st Century Agoras, Shares Four Announcements

05/04/2011

Alumnus Ken Bausch, PhD 1998, of the Institute for 21st Century Agoras Shares Four Announcements

· Ken Bausch, PhD announces the Third International Facilitators Training School on the Structured Dialogic Design Process will be held July 25-27 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Click here to see the announcement: www.sddp-international.org

· Ken taught a second annual online course on Democracy and Sustainability at Flinders University (Adelaide, Australia}. This course applied Structured Dialogic Design (SDD) to address the global problematique. The class was taught in conjunction with Professor Janet McIntyre.

· Ken’s article on last year’s course on Democracy and Sustainability has been accepted by the Journal for Public Deliberation.

· Ken’s article Visions, Hallucinations, and Dreams in the Context of Body Wisdom and Chaos Theory was published in the March issue of NeuroQuantology

Ken

Kenneth C. Bausch, PhD

ken@globalagoras.org
Institute for 21st Century Agoras
www.globalagoras.org
www.harnessingcollectivewisdom.com
www.bodywisdombook.com
http://dialogicdesignscience.wikispaces.com

Saybrook Almnus Kirk Schneider, PhD '84 Publishes Article in the Tikkun Network Journal

05/04/2011

Saybrook Almnus Kirk Schneider, PhD '84 Publishes The Great Awe-Wakening in the Tikkun Network Journal

Click here to view:
http://www.tikkun.org/nextgen/the-great-awe-wakening

Saybrook at the APA Convention, Aug 4 - 7, 2011, Washington DC: Symposiums, Poster Sessions, Presentations, Honors

05/03/2011

Saybrook at the APA Convention, Aug 4 - 7, 2011, Washington DC: Symposiums, Poster Sessions, Presentations, Honors

This announcememt will be in a lead positon
on the Alumni Messenger through August 7th, and will be an ongoing record of all Saybrook Community presentations at the DC APA Convention.

Please provide: division information; presentation title; and dates, times, and locations.

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- Terri Goslin-Jones, PhD - Saybrook Alumna
Division 32
Poster Session
Using Expressive Arts to Cultivate a Person's Fuller Potential in the Workplace
Title of Session: First Annual Humanistic Science Festival--Conversational Space for Sharing Innovative Methods, Emergent Findings, and Implications of Research
Date: Thursday, August 4, 3:00-3:50 p.m.
Halls D and E, Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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- Terri Goslin-Jones, PhD - Saybrook Alumna
Division 10
Poster Session
Perceived Effects of Person-Centered Expressive Arts on One's Work
Title of Session: Aesthetics and the Arts (Poster Session)
Date: Sunday, August 7, 2011, 11:00-11:50 a.m.
Halls D and E, Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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- Ruth Richards, MD, PhD - Saybrook Faculty
Creative Normalcy - What is normal, what is healthy? Symposium: Creativity and Healing (This symposium introduces the shiny new 2nd Ed. of the Encyclopedia of Creativity)
Chair: Steve Pritzker - Saybrook Faculty
Saturday 8-6
8-10 a.m.
Room 143B
Convention Center
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- Ruth Richards, MD, PhD - Saybrook Faculty
Annual Debate, Division 10 (DON'T MISS THIS ONE!)
Is Creativity Necessarily a Good Thing?
Ruth Richards and Jonathan Plucker are addressing
Creativity and Creators: ANGELS (Ruth) or Demons (Jonathan)?
Renaissance Washington DC Hotel
Saturday 8-6
Rm. 3, Noon to 1 p.m.
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- Stan Krippner, PhD, Chair - Saybrook Faculty
- Ruth Richards, MD, PhD, Discussant - Saybrook Faculty

Symposium (S): Debating Psychic Experience; Human Potential or Human Illusion?
THIS ONE HAS RECENTLY BEEN CHANGED TO A ROOM FOR N = 410 PEOPLE, SO THEY ARE EXPECTING A BIG TURNOUT...STAN'S NEW BOOK, FOR WHICH RUTH DID THE FOREWORD, AND SOME AMAZING PRESENTERS - Ruth Richards.
Thursday, 8-4-11
Room 202B
9 to 11 a.m.
Convention Center
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-Stan Krippner, PhD - Saybrook Faculty
Symposium Chair
-Elliot Benjamin PhD - Saybrook Student
Consciousness-Expanding Practices, Near-Death Experiences, and the Phenomenon of Afterlife Communication
Paper Session
Elliot Benjamin PhD, MEdParticipant/1stAuthor
Extended Science, Experiential Analysis, and the Phenomenon of Afterlife Communications of Mediums
Division(s): 32, 24
Room 204C
Day/Time: Thu/11:00AM - 11:50AM
Convention Center
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-Stan Krippner, PhD - Saybrook Faculty
-Steven R. Pritzker, PhD - Saybrook Faculty - Chair
-Ruth Richards MD, PhD - Saybrook Faculty
-Tobi Zausner PhD, LCSW - Saybrook Faculty

Creativity and Healing
Symposium, Division: 10
Stanley C. Krippner PhD Participant/1stAuthor
Unexpected Creative Insights Into the Healing Process
Ruth Richards MD, PhD Participant/1stAuthor
Creative Normalcy: What Is Normal, What Is Healthy?
Tobi Zausner PhD, LCSW Participant/1stAuthor
Archetypal Imagery and the Quest for Wholeness
Room 143B
Room Location: Street Level
Day/Time: Sat/8:00AM - 8:50AM
Convention Center
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-Stan Krippner, PhD - Saybrook Faculty
Chair
Symposium, Division(s): 32, 24
Inward and Outward Expansion of Consciousness---From Memory to Narrative and Ec-Static Living Room 103A
08/06/2011
2:00PM - 2:50PM
Convention Center
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- Elliot Benjamin, PhD - Saybrook Student
Extended Science, Experiential Analysis, and the Phenomenon of
Afterlife Communications of Mediums

Generic session entitled: Consciousness Expanding Practices,
Near-Death Experiences, and the Phenomenon
of Afterlife Communication

Thursday 8/4/11
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Room 204C
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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- Paul Kimmel, PhD - Discussion Leader - Saybrook Part Time Faculty
Proactive Code of Conduct for Peace Psychologists
Hospitality Suite of Division 48
Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict
Grand Hyatt Hotel
Thursday, August 4th from 5 - 7 pm.
This should be a very relevant and lively session for Saybrook.
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- Selene Kumin Vega, PhD - Saybrook Alumna and Part Time Faculty
Division 32
Poster Title: The Integration of Transformative Workshop Experiences
Symposium Title: First Annual Humanistic Science Festival—Conversational Space for Sharing Innovative Methods, emergent Findings, and Implications of Research
Building and Room Number: Halls D and E, Convention Center
Thursday, 8/04/2011 3pm-3:50pm
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- Don Moss, PhD - Saybrook Faculty - President Division 30 (Hypnosis)
Presidential Address (N): [Moss]
Participant/1stAuthor:
Title: Pathways to Illness, Pathways to Health: A Step Wise Model for Providing Lifestyle Interventions, Hypnosis, and Other Mind & Body Therapies
8/06 Sat: 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Renaissance Washington Hotel
Meeting Room 5
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- Don Moss, PhD - President Division 30 (Hypnosis) - Saybrook Faculty
Eric K. Willmarth, PhD, Saybrook University
Paper Session (N): Historical Perspectives on Hypnosis
- Don Moss, PhD
Title: Social and Cognitive Elements in Erwin Straus' Phenomenology of Suggestion
Eric K. Willmarth, PhD
Title: Defining Hypnosis: Analysis of the Willmarth Hypnosis Interviews
Author: Alex A. Willmarth, Capital University
8/05 Fri: 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Convention Center
Room 102A
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- Don Moss, PhD - President Division 30 (Hypnosis) - Saybrook Faculty
- Eric K. Willmarth, PhD, Saybrook Faculty
Conversation Hour (S): Meet the Experts in Hypnosis
Cochair
8/06 Sat
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Convention Center
Room 145B
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- Don Moss, PhD - President Division 30 (Hypnosis) - Saybrook Faculty
Invited Address (S): [Gruzelier]
Participant/1stAuthor
John Gruzelier, PhD, Goldsmiths, University of London, England, United Kingdom
Title: Hypnosis and Contemporary Approaches to Immune Enhancement, Health, and Well Being
Chair Donald P. Moss, PhD
8/06 Sat: 10:00 AM ‑ 10:50 AM
Convention Center
Room 102A
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-Orah Krug, PhD - Saybrook Alumna and Adjunct Faculty
-Eugene Taylor, PhD - Saybrook Faculty
-David Elkins, PhD - Saybrook Adjunct Faculty
-Kirk Schneider, PhD - Saybrook Alumna and Adjunct Faculty
-Ed Mendelowitz, PhD - Saybrook Adjunct Faculty
-Tom Greening, PhD - Saybrook Faculty
-Louis Hoffman, PhD - Saybrook Faculty

The New Existentialist Panel and The New EHI/Saybrook Certificate Program in Existential-Humanistic Therapy
Society for Humanistic Psychology
Division 32 Hospitality Suite
Saturday
August 6, 1-3 PM.
Lots of time for Q & A.
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-Dana Klisanin, PhD '03 - Saybrook Alumna
Division 32
Poster Session
Existential Angst, Homo Curans, and Information Technology: An Investigation of Computerized Data Visualization and the Humanities"
Thursday, August 4
3:00 - 3:50 PM
Halls D and E in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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-Dana Klisanin, PhD '03 - Saybrook Alumna
Division 46
Poster Session
Portrait of a New Archetype: Self-Reports of Cyberheroes
Sunday, August 7, 2011
10:00 - 10:50 AM
Halls D and E in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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-Kirk Schneider, PhD - Saybrook Alumnus and Adjunct Faculty
-Eugene Taylor, PhD - Saybrook Faculty
-Ed Mendelowitz PhD - Saybrook Faculty
-Louis Hoffman PhD - Saybrook Faculty

David N. Elkins PhD - Chair
Eugene Taylor, PhD - The First Articulation of an Experiential Psychology of Spiritual Self-Realization
Ed Mendelowitz PhD - Gnostic Frontiers of Psychology: An Integration of Elements
Kirk Schneider PhD - Awakening to Awe: Birth of an Existential--Humanistic Spirituality
Louis Hoffman PhD - Diversity and Existence: The Existential Frontiers of Diversity Div. 32 Hospitality Suite
Sat. Aug. 6, 1-3 PM
And at the DC Convention Ctr
Sunday from 11-11:50
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-Paul Kimmel, PhD - Saybrook Part Time Faculty
Leading a Discussion: Proactive Code of Conduct for Peace Psychologists
Hospitality Suite
Division 48
Society for the Study of Peace and Conflict
Grand Hyatt
Thursday, August 4th
5 to 7 pm.
This should be a very relevant and lively session for Saybrook.
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-Selene Kumin Vega, PhD '10- Saybrook Alumna
Division 32
Symposium: First Annual Humanistic Science Festival—Conversational Space for Sharing Innovative Methods, emergent Findings, and Implications of Research
Poster: The Integration of Transformative Workshop Experiences
Thursday, 8/04/2011
3pm-3:50pm
DC Convention Cener - Halls D and E
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-Regina Smith, MA '10 - Saybrook MA Grad Continuing PhD Student
Session Title: Creativity
Session ID: 4076
Session Type: Poster Session - Shaken and Stirred: A Call for Research Into the Potential Association Between Creativity and Resilience in Adult Children of Alcoholics
Division: 10
Building: Convention Center:
Room Description: Halls D and E
Room Location: Level Two
DAY TIME: SUNDAY 10 AM to 10:50AM
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-Paul Kimmel, PhD - Saybrook Part Time Faculty
SPSSI Society for Psychological Study of Social Issues - Division 9 (also known as the conscience of the APA)
75th Anniversary Celebration
6:15-6:35: Paul Kimmel's musical satire, Declaration of Interdependence
Wednesday, August 3rd. Renaissance Ballroom East.
Walter Washington Convention Center
The complete gala schedule:
The Roundtable (see below) will be in the from 3 to 4:30 pm on the 3rd and the Gala will be next door in the Renaissance Ballroom West from 5 until 8 pm.
Roundtable: 3-4:30 pm
5-5:30: Arc of Elders (Michelle Fine and James Jones)
5:30-6:00: Glee Club and Historic Timeline
6-6:10: Video montage of SPSSI member interviews (Alex Rutherford)
6:10-6:15: SPSSI Genealogy (Sara McClelland, Rhoda Unger, Justine)
6:15-6:35: Paul Kimmel's musical satire, Declaration of Interdependence
6:35-7:00: Thank yous, open mike
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-Louis Hoffman - Saybrook Faculty
-Kirk Schneider - Saybrook Faculty
-Ed Mendelowitz - Saybrook Faculty
-Susan Gordan - Saybrook Alumna

Div. 32
Poster Session: A Global View of Humanistic Psychology: Division 32 International Interest, Action, and Impact by Richard Bargdill, Louis Hoffman,Judy Kuriansky.
Friday, August 5
1:00 PM
Halls D and E, Convention Center
Room Description: Halls D and E
Room Location: Level Two
This will feature work by Louis Hoffman (Saybrook Faculty), Kirk Schneider (Saybrook Faculty), Ed Mendelowitz (Saybrook Faculty), and Susan Gordan (Saybrook Alumna).
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-Louis Hoffman - Saybrook Faculty
A Phenomenological Investigation of Conversion Therapy by Louis Hoffman, Justin Lincoln, and Chad Johnson
Symposium: Impact of Religion and Religious Issues on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Individuals Louis Hoffman and Justin Lincoln, co-chairs.
Saturday, August 6
8:00-9:00
Room 149B
Washington Convention Center
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-Louis Hoffman - Saybrook Faculty
A Phenomenological Investigation of the God image and Religious Diveristy by Rochelle Suri, Louis Hoffman, Steve Fehl, and Rumana Kaed
Symposium: God Image Research and Applications Louis Hoffman & Glen Moriarty, co-chairs.
Saturday, August 6
10:00-11:00
Room 155
Convention Center
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-Louis Hoffman - Saybrook Faculty
Workshop: How to Get and Survive Internship
by Louis Hoffman and Brent Dean Robbins (co-chairs)
Sunday, August 7,
9:00-10:00
Society for Humanistic Psychology
Div 32, Hospitality Suite
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-Louis Hoffman - Saybrook Faculty
Diversity and Existence: The Existential Frontiers of Diversity
Symposium: The New Existential-Humanistic Psychology: Science, Diversity, Awe, and Spirituality (David Elkins, Chair).
Society for Humanistic Psychology
Div 32, Hospitality Suite
Sunday, August 7
11:00-12:00
Room 140A
Convention Center
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-Donna Nassor, JD - Saybrook Student
Participant/First Author: Models of Restorative Justice for Peace Building and Transformative Societal Change in Israel--Palestine
Session Title: Israeli--Palestinian Conflict---Potential Psychological Contributions to Resolution Reconciliation and Peace Building
Division: 48
Room 147B
Day/Time: Sat/10:00AM - 11:50AM
Building: Convention Center
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-Rivka Bertisch Meir, PhD - Saybrook Alumna
with Porf Milgram, Dean, Samaria University and Emeritus Professor, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Psychology and Anti-Semitism
DIVISION 52 Suite
Renaissance Hotel SUITE 1152
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011
3-4 PM
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-Rivka Bertisch Meir, PhD - Saybrook Alumna
with Norman Abeles, Florence Denmark, & Richard Velayo
Active Aging: Myths and Stereotypes
DIVISION 52 Suite
Renaissance Hotel SUITE 1152
Aging Committee Meeting
FRIDAY August 5, 2011
10-11 AM

Committee of Posters selection and awards
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-Pearlette J. Ramos, J.D. - Saybrook Student
Division: 32
Poster session: First Annual Humanistic Science Festival-Conversational Space for Sharing Innovative Methods, Emergent Findings, and Implications of Research
Poster title: An Examination of Attorney Well-Being in the Practice of Law
Thursday, August 4, 2011,
3:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Level Two, Halls D and E (G4)
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-James F.T. Bugental PhD - Saybrook Emeritus Faculty - Deceased
-Eugene Taylor PhD - Saybrook Faculty
-Susan Gordon PhD - Saybrook Alumna
-Kirk Schneider PhD - Saybrook Alumnus and Faculty

Division: 32
Awards Ceremony: Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to Humanistic Psychology
Susan Gordon PhD - Cochair
Kirk Schneider PhD - Cochair
James F.T. Bugental PhD
Recipient of the Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement (Acceptance by Karen Atkinson)
Eugene Taylor PhD
Recipient of the Abraham Maslow Award
Convention Center
Room 101
Fri/2:00PM - 3:50PM
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-Shawn Rubin - Saybrook Faculty
-Louis Hoffman - Saybrook Faculty
Impact of Religion and Religious Issues on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Individuals
Symposium
Division(s): 36, APAGS
Louis Hoffman PhD - A Phenomenological Investigation of Conversion Therapy
Shawn Rubin - Co-Chair
Convention Center
Room 149B
Saturday - 08/06/2011
8:00AM - 8:50AM
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Margo Maine, PhD - Saybrook Alumna
Chair and presenter.
Eating Disorders Treatment: Bridging the Research /Practice Gap
Divisions 12, 17, 29, 38
Sun Aug 7, 10-11:50
Room 209A Convention Center
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Alumnus Glenn Perry, PhD '92 Releases New Edition of the Astropsychology Newsletter

05/03/2011

Alumnus Glenn Perry, PhD '92 Releases a New Edition of the Astropsychology Newsletter

http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs089/1101088043497/archive/1105193700362.html

Discounted CE (Sometimes Webcast) Credits Available for Saybrook MFTs from UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center

05/03/2011

From Sophia Vu, UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center:

Our seminars, which we hold several times a year, allow MFT participants to receive CE credits at a discount.

Saybrook Alumni can type in the Dicsount Code PROSAY for 20% Off on all seminars.

Many of our events are webcast live, which means your alumni can watch it from the comfort of their own homes or offices if they are not in Northern California.

More information about the event can be found below.
Please email me back if you are interested in working with us to inform your alumni about this great resource and I may be able to set up a discount rate. Thank you!

Best Regards,
Sophia Vu
Marketing Assistant
Greater Good Science Center

Based at the University of California, Berkeley, the Greater Good Science Center translates the science of goodness into action. We study the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teach skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society. Since 2001, we have been at the fore of a new scientific movement to explore the roots of happy and compassionate individuals, strong social bonds, and altruistic behavior—the science of a meaningful life.

Our upcoming events include the following:

The Science of a Meaningful Life: Building Compassion and Happiness
Presentation by UC Berkeley's Dacher Keltner, Ph.D.
*When*: Friday, May 20, 2011
*Where*: Sacramento Convention Center
***Attendees can receive six continuing education units* * *

MORE INFORMATION ON THE EVENT, WEBCAST, AND REGISTRATION AT www.GREATERGOOD.BERKELEY.EDU.

Greater Good Science Center
University of California, Berkeley

Ph: 510-643-8965
Fax: 510-643-7350
http://greatergood.berkeley.edu

Abstracts Invited for the 55th Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences

05/03/2011

Abstracts are invited for the 55th Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences

Hull University Business School, Hull, UK

July 17-22, 2011

Theme: All together now – working across disciplines: People, principles and practice

Important Dates

April 30, 2011: The end of early, discounted registration.

May 30, 2011: The deadline for full papers. Only ONE submission per
registered participant will be accepted for the conference.

June 15, 2011. The final deadline for abstracts, recognising that
abstracts may not be developed into full papers for this conference. Only
ONE abstract per registered participant will be accepted for the conference.

June 15, 2011. The deadline for poster abstract submission. Posters are
exempt from the one abstract/paper submission rule.

Call for Papers

Agent-based Social Systems
Arts-based Inquiry
Balancing Individualism and Collectivism
Critical Systems Theory & Practice
Designing Educational Systems
Economic and Financial Systems
Evolutionary Development
Foundations of Information Systems
Hierarchy Theory
Human Systems Inquiry
Information Systems Design and Information Technology
ISSS Roundtable
Living Systems Analysis
Medical and Health Systems
Organizational Transformation and Social Change
Research Towards General Theories of Systems
Service Systems Science
Socio-Ecological Systems
Spirituality and Systems
Student SIG
Systemic Approaches to Conflict and Crises
Systemic Approaches to Poverty and Disadvantage
Systems Applications in Business & Industry
Systems Biology and Evolution
Systems and Mental Health
Systems Modeling and Simulation
Systems Pathology
Systems Specific Technology
What is Life and Living

For further details please check the website at www.isss.org/world or
contact isssoffice@dsl.pipex.com

Alumnus Bart Billings, PhD '74 Shares Further Information About The International Military & Civilian Combat Stress Conference May 12th-15th in Pasadena, CA

05/03/2011

The International Military & Civilian Combat Stress Conference is the leading conference on combat stress in the world. Taking place May 12th-15th in Pasadena, CA, the multi-disciplinary event brings civilian and military medical and mental health professionals from around the world together to share their clinical expertise.

Alumnus Bart P Billings, PhD
Conference Founder/Director

For further information, go to the conference website:

http://web.me.com/michael92649/PLA/CSC_2011.html

Saybrook Alumni Association Visiting Scholar Program

05/02/2011

The Visiting Scholar Program

As a service to our graduates, the PHS Alumni Association offers the Visiting Scholar Program in cooperation with Saybrook's Library.

Each new PHS graduate receives one free year of access to Saybrook's online library database, enabling them to continue their scholarly research.

This access can be renewed on a yearly basis by making a $100 donation to the PHS Alumni Association.

To renew:

Send a check to Saybrook University mailed to:
The Saybrook Alumni Association
747 Front Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

or

Call 415-394-5968 with a credit card number.

Alumna Deirdre Bundy Publishes Article in Online Zine Courageous Creativity

05/02/2011

Dear Fellow Saybrook Alumni and Members of the Saybrook Community,

I hope you are doing well! I just thought I would share an article I wrote for an online zine called Courageous Creativity. Below is the link; my article is in the April Issue.

The online zine, Courageous Creativity, is always looking for contributions from writers, poets, artists, etc., and I thought that Saybrook Alumni and Community Members might be interested!

http://www.flyingchickadee.com/zine.html

Thanks!
-Deirdre

Saybrook Annual APA Convention Dinner - Friday, August 5, 2011

05/02/2011

Saybrook Annual APA Convention Dinner

Sponsored by Stan Krippner and the PHS Alumni Association

Friday, August 5, 2011

Washington, DC

6:00 - 9:00 PM

SAYBROOK WILL PROVIDE APPETIZERS, SALAD, AND DESSERT, ATTENDEES PAY FOR THE ENTREE.

Clyde's of Gallery Place
707 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202.349.3700
A short walk from the Convention Center


WE WILL HAVE A MICRSOPHONE AND SOUND SYSTEM THIS YEAR, SO EVERYONE CAN HEAR EASILY!

This is always a great event. Stan's special guests, and Saybrook students, alumni, staff, and faculty are welcome. Bring a guest!

RSVP REQUIRED

SaybrookAlumniAssociation@Saybrook.edu
415-394-5968