Continuing Education


The scientific sessions of the American Psychoanalytic Association’s meetings are intended to bridge the practice gaps in the professional knowledge of attendees by exploring new and recent developments in research, theory, technique, clinical knowledge and by offering opportunities for the review of essential psychoanalytic knowledge. These sessions are designed for the continuing education of mental health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, other mental health professionals; professionals-in-training, and master’s level students; as well as post-doctoral mental health clinicians, nurses, teachers, professionals and academics in mental health and non-mental health disciplines. This meeting offers a series of panel discussions, plenaries, symposia, discussion groups, clinical workshops, scientific papers, clinical presentations, and special programs for students including seminars, courses, and forums dedicated to professionals-in-training on topics of importance to psychoanalysis that have been designed to increase professional competence.


The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 43.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Psychoanalytic Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The American Psychoanalytic Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Social Workers This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886504845-0218) for 29.5 continuing education contact hours.

New York State Social Workers American Psychoanalytic Association, Inc. SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0186.

New York State Licensed Psychoanalysts American Psychoanalytic Association, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts. #P-0013.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose unless specifically noted.