16th Annual Irvin B. Levinson Memorial Lecture Series

Sol Levinson Bros, Inc. and Jewish Community Services welcome the entire community to the Sixteen Annual Irvin B. Levinson Memorial Lecture Series on Death, Dying and Bereavement, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.  The event will take place from 6:00 to 9:15 p.m. at Sol Levinson & Bros., Inc., 8900 Reisterstown Road in Pikesville.  This year’s lecture features Glenn J. Treisman M.D., Ph.D., speaking on Depression and Demoralization in Patients with Chronic Illness and Doreen Horan, LCPC, FAMI  presenting Creative Grief Counseling for Children and Adults: The Wisdom of Integrating Therapy, Intuition, and Life Skills to Live Freely, Fully, Joyfully.”  Jay I. Levinson, Ph.D., chairs the lecture series.

Glenn Jordan Treisman is the Director of the AIDS Psychiatry Service, Co-Director of the Chronic Pain Treatment Program, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  Dr. Treisman has worked at the interface between medicine and psychiatry, and has become a noted clinical expert on depression, addiction, personality disorders, chronic pain, and the interaction between psychiatric disorders and medical illness.

Doreen Horan is the Manager of the Counseling Center at Stella Maris, Inc., where she also supervises counseling clinical students and continues to see clients. She will speak about the grieving process for children, and the creation of Camp Me Too, an overnight bereavement camp for children in Maryland.

The program is open to the community at no charge.  Seating is limited and will be available beginning at 5:15 p.m. on a first come, first served basis.  No registration is required and no reservations can be accepted.  Social workers and psychologists attending the full program will earn 3 Category I or A CEUs.  For more information, please call 410-466-9200.