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Bowen Center News | April 2014

Spring Conference Media Offering

The 2014 Spring Conference entitled, Generation to Generation: The Interplay of Genes and Family Process, was held April 11-12. Thank you to the presenters, conference attendees, and volunteers who contributed to making the Conference a success. The complete DVD set of the Conference is available for purchase at a special rate of $275 plus shipping. The audio MP3 is available for $130 (shipping included). The special rates will expire on May 31st.

Save the Date

Save the Date for the 51st Symposium, to be held on November 7-8, 2014, at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University!

Clinical Conference Lecture Series

Kathleen C. Cauley, MEd, LMFT will present Triangles in Stepfamilies on May 9, 2014. This Clinical Conference will provide information about stepfamilies through the lens of Bowen theory.

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Thursday Professional Lecture Series

Allen L. Keiswetter, MPA will present Middle East Update on May 8, 2014. This lecture presents the strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities in US relations with the Middle East.

Family Systems

Our current issue (10:1) is now available. If you would like to subscribe or renew please go online, call 202-965-4400, or print an order form and fax to 202-965-1765. Please view the table of contents.

Watch Family Matters Online

Watch the streaming episode of Family Matters,"Bowen Theory in Everyday Life" with Allen Blakey interviewing Barbara Meagher, RN. Family Matters is a half-hour TV show produced by the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family and the University of the District of Columbia.

Campaign for the Future - Year Three

Thank you to all the donors who have contributed to the Campaign for the Future thus far. The Annual Fund is used to sustain and expand our programs, while the Capital Fund is being used to update technology and improve webcasting capabilities. The purpose, as always, is to use resources wisely to fulfill our mission to develop and transmit Bowen theory as widely as possible.

If you have not yet donated, please contribute to this important effort online, or by mail or fax. Please read Dr. McKnight’s letter about the Campaign and view the Honor Roll of Donors. A very special thanks to those who have made a five-year pledge. [All years are posted with the most recent at the top].

We are very appreciative of the generous and enthusiastic response to the Campaign for the Future and, with your support, we will be able to expand our programs, improve our facilities, and replenish our cash reserves over the next two and a half years.

50th Annual Symposium Media Offerings

The complete DVD set of the conference is now available for purchase for $275 plus shipping. A complete audio MP3 set is also available for $125.

* DVD orders require a $75 deposit that will be returned in full if we do not receive the 20 orders necessary to make this project financially feasible.

Murray Bowen, MD

Dr. Murray Bowen

Dr. Bowen, a professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University and founder of the the Georgetown Family Center in 1975. For more about Dr. Bowen, go to Murray Bowen's biography.

Welcome to the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family and the Georgetown Family Center

The mission of the Center is to lead the development of Bowen family systems theory into a science of human behavior and to assist individuals, families, communities, and organizations in solving major life problems through understanding and improving human relationships. The Center carries out its mission locally, nationally, and internationally through its training programs, conferences, research, clinical services, audiovisual materials, and publications. The Georgetown Family Center is an educational, research, and clinical center incorporated as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization in the District of Columbia.