Events

When:

November 13, 2015 through
November 14, 2015

Where:

Ruth S. Harley University Center
Adelphi University
Garden City, New York
 
 
Tagged: Gordon F. Derner Institute, Office of Alumni Relations

A Celebration of Gordon F. Derner’s Life and Legacy

Event


March 10, 1977 Gordon Derner at psychology lecture at Waldorf school.

March 10, 1977, Gordon Derner  (center) at psychology lecture at The Waldorf School.

Gordon F. Derner, Ph.D., was a mentor, humanist and a visionary who transformed psychology education. Join us on the 100th anniversary of his birth for a day of talks and panels.

Reunite with friends, connect with your fellow alumni and meet current students from the Institute that bears Dr. Derner’s name.

Featuring guest lecturer Peter Fonagy, Ph.D., head of the department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology at University College London and renowned expert on psychoanalysis.


Celebration Events

A Celebration of Gordon F. Derner’s Life and Legacy
November 13, 2015
Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom, Ruth S. Harley University Center
9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
 
Evening Reception
November 13, 2015
Campbell Lounge, Center for Recreation and Sports
6:00 
p.m.9:00 p.m. 

Workshop on Mentalization-Based Theory and Therapy – $125
November 14, 2015
Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom, Ruth S. Harley University Center
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

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A Celebration of Gordon F. Derner’s Legacy Schedule

Friday, November 13

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome
Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D., President
9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
Gayle D. Insler, Ph.D. Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Jacques P. Barber, Ph.D., Dean
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. “Gordon Derner – The Man and His Legacy”

  • Robert Mendelsohn, Ph.D., Professor
  • Richard Billow, Ph.D., Senior Adjunct Faculty
  • Michelle Owens, Ph.D. ’81, Senior Psychologist, Prep for Prep
  • George Stricker, Ph.D., Dean Emeritus
  • Kirkland Vaughans, Ph.D., Senior Adjunct Faculty
  • Alex Levi, Ph.D., Adjunct Faculty
10:30 a.m. Audience discussion
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. “The Derner Institute:  An Overview of the Present State of Affairs”

  • J. Christopher Muran, Ph.D., Associate Dean The Ph.D. Studies Perspective
  • Ionas Sapountzis, Ph.D., Associate Professor The M.A. and Postgraduate Studies Perspective
  • Francine Conway, Ph.D., Professor The Undergraduate Perspective
  • Catherine Holder, M.A., Teaching Fellow The Student Perspective
12:00 p.m. Audience discussion
12:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Poster presentations from Derner programs, faculty and graduate students

Lunch and discussion with poster presenters

2:15 p.m. “The Future of Derner:  Listening to Different Voices”

  • Robert Bornstein, Ph.D., Professor
  • Marie Barnett, Ph.D.
  • Jennifer Durham, Psy.D., Associate Professor
  • Jacques P. Barber, Ph.D., Dean
3:15 p.m. Audience discussion
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. “The Role of Attachment, Epistemic Trust and Resilience in Personality Disorder: A Transtheoretical Reformulation”

Peter Fonagy, Ph.D., Professor, University College London

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Audience discussion

Evening Reception

Join alumni and faculty of the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies on for a special evening cocktail reception in honor of Gordon F. Derner, Ph.D., a revolutionary in clinical psychology education.

A century after the birth of Gordon F. Derner, Ph.D., the founding dean and namesake of our Institute, we have much to celebrate. Following a day of presentations and discussions and a guest lecture by keynote speaker Peter Fonagy, Ph.D., alumni are invited to a special reception in his honor.

Reunite with friends, connect with your fellow alumni and meet current faculty from the Institute that bears Dr. Derner’s name.


Workshop on Mentalization-Based Theory and Therapy

Registration and continental breakfast
8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Peter Fonagy

Peter Fonagy, Ph.D.

Peter Fonagy, Ph.D., Fellow of the United Kingdom Academy of Medical Sciences, Fellow of the British Academy, Order of the British Empire, is the Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis and head of the Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology at University College London; chief executive of the Anna Freud Centre, London; and consultant to the Child and Family Programme at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Fonagy is a senior investigator for the British National Institute for Health Research and holds professorships at Harvard and Yale. He is also a supervising analyst in the British Psychoanalytical Society, national clinical lead of the National Health Service Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme and director of the UCLPartners Academic Health Science Partnership Integrated Mental Health Programme. His work attempts to integrate empirical research with psychoanalytic theory around issues of borderline psychopathology, violence and early attachment relationships.

Dr. Fonagy’s focus is on an innovative, therapeutic approach called Mentalization-Based Treatment and he is engaged in major collaborations exploring developmental psychopathology via attachment–mentalization. He has published more than 400 papers and has authored or edited 17 books.


For more information, please contact:

Janet Baronian
e – baronian@adelphi.edu

 
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