The Western Pennsylvania Family Center (WPFC) is a non-profit educational and training membership organization [501(c)(3)], founded in September, 1985 for the purpose of advancing Bowen family systems theory with it’s emphasis on responsible individual functioning in the context of personal and professional relationships. Bowen theory is taught in workshops, lectures, and conferences, in formal training and education, and in coaching and consultation services for individuals, groups, and organizations.
Implicit Bias in Self and Society, Science and Bowen Theory, the 39th Pittsburgh Family Systems Conference and Symposium, will be held on October 5-6, 2018 at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. It will feature presentations by Dan Papero, Walter Smith, Mignonette Keller, Stuart Libman, Peter Titelman, Pat Comella, Mick Landaiche, Harvey Holtz, Allison Whitney, Ashley North-Cook and Connie Hutchinson. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, ARE CURIOUS ABOUT THE CAT AND TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE.
WPFC MEMBERSHIP: Now is a good time to Join or Renew! We welcome both new members and continuing members for the program year, which runs from September 1 – August 31. WPFC is a membership organization. Your support is necessary to offer the many education and training programs we do. Different membership levels come with different benefits. Click on the Contributions/Membership link for details. You can join or renew online by PayPal there or by sending a check to WPFC.
Attendance by Zoom is an option for Lecture Series on Bowen Theory and Application of Bowen Theory events. Fees are the same as attending in person. If you are interested in this option, contact Rebecca Keller ([email protected]). ***Continuing education credits are only available for those using Zoom in the state of Pennsylvania.*** – New to Zoom? Check out this instructional video on how to join a conference!
ANNOUNCING A NEW COURSE:“Thinking Theory: Peer Discussion/Consultation Group.” Organized by Dr. Cynthia Larkby, these quarterly 4 hour seminar meetings are for students who have completed a post-graduate course in the study of Bowen family systems theory and have five years of post study experience.
Cancellation Policy for On-Line Registration: Cancellations must be done in writing. Cancellations received no less than one week prior to the program date will receive a refund of the program fee minus a 20% administrative fee. There will be no refunds for cancellation requests within one week of the program. If the program is cancelled by WPFC, every registrant will receive a full refund.