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Bowen Center News | October 2014

51st Annual Symposium

Please join us for the 51st Annual Symposium on Family Theory and Family Psychotherapy, which will be held on November 7-8, 2014 at the George Mason University Campus in Arlington, VA.

The Early Bird has been extended through Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at midnight EST.

View the schedule, register online, or mail/fax the registration form.

Directions and Parking
George Mason University Arlington campus map (Highlighted part of the map directs you to the garage under Founders Hall).

Parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The full-day rate is $14 on Friday, and $7 on Saturday.

Family Systems

The current issue of Family Systems (10:2) has been mailed. Please contact the Bowen Center to subscribe or to renew your subscription. Subscribe/renew to the Journal online or by phone at 202-965-4400.

Watch Family Matters Online

Watch the streaming episode of Family Matters,"Marital Conflict" with Roberta Holt interviewing Daniel V. Papero, PhD, LCSW-C, LICSW. 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.

Spring Conference 2015 - Save the Date

The 2015 Spring Conference, For Self and for Family: The Process of Differentiation, will be held on April 17-18, 2015.

Clinical Conference Series

The schedule for the Clinical Conferences is now available for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Daniel V. Papero, PhD, LCSW-C, LICSW will present The Process of Differentiation, on November 6, 2014 (Thursday).

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Thursday Professional Lecture Series

The dates for the Thursday Professional Lectures are also available for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Anne S. McKnight, EdD, LCSW, LICSW will present on Ethical Questions in Family Therapy on December 11, 2014.

Campaign for the Future - Year Three Ended Aug 31st

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 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].

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.

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.