March 30, 2019, 9:00AM – 4:00PM, with registration at 8:30; Site: Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Long Hall, Room 104. Single event fee: $110; Lecture Series on Bowen theory Series fee (Three lectures): $275. Student and senior single event fee: $55; Student and senior Lecture Series on Bowen theory Series fee: $140.
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The course of individual development involves not only reciprocal signaling among cell types, but interactional processes occurring in the social environment, principally the family. In this process the family is seen to play a major role in shaping individual development leading to a range of functioning observable in adulthood.
The emerging field of social neuroscience is establishing the significant role the social environment plays in brain development but has largely overlooked the family as a distinct environment. This presentation will discuss development as a process of the differentiation of individuals in the context of the family unit. The process is viewed as resulting in both varying degrees of emotional autonomy and the differentiation of the functioning of higher cortical systems and their role in self-regulation.
A case example will illustrate some aspects of this process.
Robert J. Noone, Ph.D. has been a practicing psychotherapist for more than 40 years, is founding faculty of the Center for Family Consultation, and maintains a private practice in Evanston, IL. Dr. Noone is also a member of the faculty at The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family in Washington, DC, and is the editor of Family Systems: The Journal of Natural Systems Thinking in Psychiatry and the Sciences.
A nationally and internationally recognized presenter on Bowen theory and psychotherapy, and the author of numerous published articles on the subjet, Dr. Noone was the recipient of the Polly Caskie Research Award presented by the Georgetown Family Center for research related to the impact of stress and the family on the health of children. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Illinois Chicago and did his postgraduate training at the Georgetown University Family Center in Washington, D.C. His research interests have included: stress reactivity, the family emotional system, and the interplay between genes and the family during development and over the generations.
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Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation:
“Participants will be able to: 1) Describe the individual developmental processes, which include interactional processes occurring in the social environment, principally the family; 2) More clearly describe brain development influenced by the social environment; 3) List three ways the impact of stress can influence development.
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