OHSU Grand Rounds, author and educator Stephanie Coontz

Stephanie Coontz

Stephanie Coontz

The OHSU Department of Psychiatry would like to invite you to Psychiatry Grand Rounds.

We have a great line-up of presentations that we are looking forward to sharing with you!

Our first presentation will be held next Tuesday, September 11th from noon – 1pm in conference room 8B60/8th floor of the OHSU Hospital.

“For Better AND Worse: The Ongoing Revolution in Family Life”

Stephanie Coontz, M.A. – Professor of History and Family Studies, Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, Director or Research and Public Education, Council on Contemporary Families

Coontz is the author of A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s (Basic Books, 2011) and the award-winning Marriage, A History: How Love Conquered Marriage (Viking Press, 2005).

She also wrote The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap (1992 and 2000, Basic Books), The Way We Really Are: Coming to Terms with America’s Changing Families (Basic Books, 1997), and The Social Origins of Private Life: A History of American Families.

She edited American Families: A Multicultural Reader (Routledge, 2008). Her writings have been translated into French, Arabic, Spanish, Russian, Czech, German, Norwegian, Turkish, Greek, Chinese, Ukrainian, and Japanese.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the main changes in family relationships and structures over the past 30 years
  • Analyze emerging patterns of sociological and psychological dynamics in couple relationships and parent-child relationships
  • Distinguish between causes and correlations in evaluating the outcomes of these changes
  • Gain understanding of the new challenges facing individuals and families

Target Audience – Psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatry residents and fellows, medical students, social workers, masters in administration, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and pharmacists.