Resource Center for Psychoanalytic Education During COVID

To help colleagues teach and learn online the Covid-19 Advisory Team has been gathering resources that can help us all climb the distance education learning curve. Please make use of the materials below: In addition, if you or your institiute/society has developed any resources that might be useful to others, please fill out this form so we may include it here in this Resource Center:

Resources for Psychoanalytic Education:

Suggestions for Improving Mid-Pandemic Online Psychoanalytic Education - This document was prepared by the Covid-19 Advisory Team and the Deptartment of Psychoanalytic Education (DPE) Study Group on Distance Education. It includes a list of suggestions, guidelines, and practices that can be implemented to accentuate the possibilities of online learning while attenuating the losses.

Netiquette Suggestions for Mid-Pandemic Online Education - Whether onsite, and now online, both faculty and students need to feel safe and comfortable enough to fully participate in their learning community. This document, repared by the Covid-19 Advisory Team and the DPE Study Group on Distance Education, provides suggestions for learning online to nurture and protect the experience of both teachers and learners. 

Zoom Technology and Essential Elements of Optimal Online Psychoanalytic Teaching - This information was created by Marc Levine, Karyne Messina and Bob Gerlits from the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis (WBCP) as a comprehensive course intended to teach instructors how to use Zoom technology. They emphasized teaching essential elements that are needed for optimal, online teaching and how video conferencing techniques differ from in-person teaching. 

The Columbia Psychoanalytic Center has included on their web-site a number of resources specific to online teaching and learning.

On-Site Psychoanalytic Education Interim Suggestions - In August, 2020 the DPE Task Force for Model Mixed Distance/In-Person Education prepared and distributed these interim suggestions to help institutes and their members optimize their educational activities during the COVID pandemic.