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2021 APA Virtual Convention Presentations

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I’m participating in two presentations at this week’s virtual APA convention. Society for Humanistic Psychology Presidential Address: Using Humanistic Psychology to Unite a Divided Nation APA Collaborative Program: Moving Beyond the DSM-5? Leading Experts Outline and Discuss Cutting-Edge Alternatives Live Q&A sessions will be held in the Society for Humanistic Psychology virtual hospitality suite on Saturday,… Continue reading

Video: “COVID-19: Trauma & Coping”

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My presentation at the “Without Limits” faculty panel explored using context-centered theory to help people cope with the coronavirus pandemic. The panel was sponsored by the SUNY New Paltz College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. My talk was based on the following co-authored paper: Raskin, J. D., & Efran, J. S. (2021). The coronavirus in context: Guidance… Continue reading

Diversity from a Constructivist Perspective

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Watch my presentation on diversity from a constructivist perspective, presented as part of a panel on humanistic approaches to multiculturalism and diversity as part of the Society for Humanistic Psychology‘s 2021 Virtual Conference Series.   Hoffman, L., Granger, N., Jr., Jackson, T., St. John, D., Morrill, Z., Islam, S., & Raskin, J. D. (2021, February… Continue reading

2014 NYMHCA Conference Presentation on Counselor Attitudes Toward DSM-5

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I will be presenting a paper coauthored with Dr. Michael Gayle on counselor and psychologist attitudes toward the DSM-5 at the April 11-13 New York Mental Health Counselors Conference in Albany. Abstract Counselors were surveyed regarding their attitudes toward the DSM. Results indicate they see the manual in a somewhat positive light, believing the DSM-5… Continue reading

Plenary Address at Personal Construct Congress

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I will be giving a plenary address at the 20th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology in Sydney, Australia. The title of the address is “Beyond Relativism and ‘Anything Goes’: A PCP-based Constructivist Model of Ethical Meaning-Making.” Summary: Critics say that constructivism embraces an “anything goes” ethics that permits any position. I disagree.  In my… Continue reading

Additional 2012 Presentations

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I have the following additional presentations coming up this summer: Raskin, J. D. (2012, July). What’s coming in DSM-5 and what does it mean for psychotherapists? Workshop to be given at the 7th Biennial International Meaning Conference, Toronto. Raskin, J. D. (2012, July). Constructing and deconstructing DSM-5: The Open Letter Committee story. Keynote to be given at the 15th Biennial… Continue reading

NYMHCA Presentations

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I gave two presentations at the April 2012 convention of the New York Mental Health Counselors Association (NYMHCA): Raskin, J. D. (2012, April). How do clients change in counseling? A constructivist view. Paper presented at the Biennial Convention of the New York Mental Health Counselors Association, Albany, NY. Rust, J. P., Raskin, J. D. , &… Continue reading