“Because the essence of technology is nothing technological, essential reflection upon technology and decisive confrontation with it must happen in a realm that is, on the one hand, akin to the essence of technology and, on the other hand, fundamentally different from it.”
–Martin Heidegger, “Question Concerning Technology”
1. To explore the essence of technology and how it affects human relatedness.
2. To understand the positive and negative impact of technology on psychological theory and practice.
3. To analyze technology’s paradoxical aspects of enhancement and destruction.
4. To investigate how technology creates an illusion of intimacy.
5. To examine the addictive aspects of technology.
Jeanne Even (chair), Judy Ann Kaplan, Susan Berger, Carolyn Ellman, Eva Atsalis, Anna Fishzon, Bruce Reis, Masha Mimran, Steven Ellman
CE Credits for Social Workers and Licensed Psychoanalysts:
Social Workers: The Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, Inc. (IPTAR) 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 #0226.
Licensed Psychoanalysts: The Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research 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-0011).
(6) CE credits will be granted to participants who have registered, have documented evidence of attendance of the entire program and have completed the on-line evaluation form. Upon completion of the evaluation form a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to all participants who comply with these requirements.