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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.
Generation to Generation: The Interplay of Genes and Family Process, is the topic for the April 11-12, 2014 Spring Conference. The goal of the conference is to investigate the interface between epigenetic research and the emotional process of the human family.
Please view the full schedule.
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
The early bird rate of $395 (a savings of $70) is available until March 21st. The conference will be held at George Mason University, Arlington Campus (3351 Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22201). Register online, by mail, or by phone at 202-965-4400.
SPECIAL GROUP RATES
We will be offering special rates for groups of 4 or more individuals. The discounted group rate is $325.00 per person. Some restrictions apply.
The block of rooms that had been reserved for the Spring Conference at the Courtyard Arlington Rosslyn Marriott has been sold out. Standard registration rooms are available through their website.
Anne S. McKnight, MSW, EdD will present The Multigenerational Transmission Process on April 10, 2014 (Thursday). This Clinical Conference will will explore the transmission of functioning in a high functioning family and the transmission of symptoms in an anxious family.
Please Note: The April Clinical Conference will be held the day before the Spring Conference at the Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church.
Michael Ruff, PhD will present Beyond the Molecules of Emotion: Research Presentation in Honor of the Scientific Legacy of Dr. Candace Pert on April 9, 2014 (Wednesday). Dr. Ruff will discuss Dr. Candace Pert's significant contributions to the fields of neuroscience and pharmacology, including the discovery of the brain’s opiate receptor as well as the creation of a drug for HIV called Peptide T.
Our current issue (10:1) has been received by our subscribers. If you would like to subscribe or renew please subscribe online, call 202-965-4400, or print an order form and fax to 202-965-1765. Please view the table of contents.
Watch the streaming episode of Family Matters, "A Personal Look at Bowen Theory" 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.
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.
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.