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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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NYMHCA

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

2012 Conference Presentations

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I have a number of conference presentations coming up in 2012. Here is what is scheduled so far: Elkins, D. N., Farley, F., Kammens, S. R., Raskin, J. D., Robbins, B.D., & Rockwell, D. (2012, March). A most dangerous manual. Panel to be presented at the 5th Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, Pittsburgh. Raskin, J. D.… Continue reading

Constructivism Lecture at TLC

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Constructivist Psychology Network

I will be giving a lecture, “Constructivism and the Myth of Instructive Interaction,” at the SUNY New Paltz Teaching and Learning Center on Friday, October 21 at 11:00 AM. The lecture will address the basics of constructivist theory and constructivism’s relevance for thinking about teaching. Hope to see you there! Here is a PDF of… Continue reading

PCP2011 Congress Participation

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Logo, PCP2011 Congress

I am co-organizing the 19th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, which will be held in Boston July 18-22, 2o11. At the congress, I am presenting a paper with graduate student Benjamin Brett: “Stigma and the Reverse Golden Section Among Counselors.” I am also moderating a discussion panel entitled “Personal Construct Psychology, Radical Constructivism, and… Continue reading

Wakefield Symposium

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Jerome Wakefield

On Monday, March 7, 2011, Jerome Wakefield came to SUNY New Paltz as part of the Evolutionary Studies seminar series. Dr. Wakefield is an internationally-known critic of how the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders defines mental disorder. In place of the DSM definition, Dr. Wakefield argues that mental disorder should be defined in accordance… Continue reading