Apr
1
Sat
2017
The Use of an Object and Relating Through Identification (The 2017 Solange Skinner Conference) @ Wilson Chapel
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Use of an Object and Relating Through Identification
The 2017 Solange Skinner Conference

SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wilson Chapel
234 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Fee: Early Bird: $40 • Regular: $50 (after March 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm)
The fee is waived for BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Faculty:

Lucinda Ballantyne, LICSW is on the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis and a faculty member at the Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry at the Cambridge Health Alliance Program for Psychotherapy. She has written book criticism and essays for numerous publications, including The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and The Boston Phoenix. She has a private practice in Cambridge, MA.

Claudia Gold, MD is on the faculty of William James College, University of Massachusetts Infant-Parent Mental Health Program, the Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute, and the Brazelton Institute, and she currently works as a consultant in Human Development at the Austen Riggs Center. She has practiced general and behavioral pediatrics for over 25 years, and has written extensively about child development and treatment, including, The Developmental Science of Early Childhood: Clinical Applications of Infant Mental Health Concepts from Infancy through Adolescence (Norton, 2017), and The Silenced Child: From Labels, Medication and Quick-Fix Solutions to Listening, Growth and Lifelong Resilience (Da Capo 2016).

Gil G. Noam, PhD, EdD is a graduate and member of BPSI, associate professor at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, and the founder and director of the Program in Education, Afterschool & Resiliency (PEAR). He served as the director of the Risk and Prevention program, and is the founder of the RALLY Prevention Program, a Boston based intervention that bridges social and academic support in school, afterschool, and community settings. Author of over 200 papers, articles, and books in the areas of child and adolescent development as well as risk and
resiliency in clinical, school and afterschool settings, he is also the editor-in-chief of the journal New Directions in Youth Development: Theory, Practice and Research.

Christopher Morse, PHD (moderator) is a graduate and faculty member of BPSI, a Supervising Psychologist at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, and a Clinical Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School.

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Winnicott’s late and enigmatic paper, “The use of an object and relating through identifications” (1969), concerns the way in which the infant comes to know external reality and is able to benefit from or “use” it for further psychic development. The process, in which the infant progresses from only relating to objects that are primarily subjective projections to making use of a separate and objective object in reality, paradoxically involves the infant’s destructiveness as the agent of transformation. Without anger or hate, the child destroys the (internal) other, which was the omnipotent creation of the infant, and in discovering in reality the otherness of the (m)other, the child is able to explore the use and interest of the actual other. The (m)other’s nonretaliatory stance to the destructive impulses (her survival) allows the child to explore the limits of omnipotence, and begin to appreciate “I” and “You.”

This evolution of self-reflection is not limited to the infant, and Winnicott tells us that the adult also may go on continually “destroying” the subjective object in unconscious fantasy, thereby continually creating new opportunities to make use of objective reality. Winnicott considered the application of these concepts in analytic technique, depending on the patient’s ability to place the analyst outside the subjective arena, or the patient’s capacity to use the analyst as a real object — as part of a shared reality.

Our panelists will respond to Winnicott’s ideas, to the difference between relating and usage (distinct from exploitation), and to the implications that Winnicott raised for development in infants and adults, for analytic transference and countertransference, and for all creative psychic processes (including creative writing).

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Learning Objectives

As a result of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Contrast the phenomenon of relating to internal (subjective) objects and the use of external (objective) objects.
  2. Apply Winnicott’s concept of the use of an object to the clinical situation and the relationship between analyst and patient in order to facilitate the analytic process.
  3. Contrast Winnicott’s “Uses of an Object” with Tronick’s “Mutual Regulation Model”, and demonstrate clinical applications for each.

 

References

Beeghly, M., Perry, B.D., and Tronick E.,(2016). Self Regulatory Processes in Early Development in The Oxford Handbook of Treatment Processes and Outcomes in Psychology (Oxford Library of Psychology), Edited by Sara Maltzman. London: Oxford University Press, and Oxford Handbooks Online.

Caldwell, L. & A. Joyce, Eds. (2011). Reading Winnicott. The New Library of Psychoanalysis, Teaching Series.
London and New York: Routledge.

Gold, C. (2017). The Developmental Science of Early Childhood: Clinical Applications of Infant Mental Health
Concepts from Infancy through Adolescence. New York: W.W. Norton.

 

Schedule

9:00am – 9:15am: Welcome and Moderator’s Introduction; 9:15am – 9:40am: Panelist #1 Presentation; 9:40am – 10:05am: Panelist #2 Presentation; 10:05am – 10:15am: Break; 10:15am – 10:40am: Panelist #3 Presentation; 10:40am – 11:00am: Panelists Interactive Dialogue; 11:00am – 12:00pm: Discussion with Panelists and Audience

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

The target audience for this program is mental health clinicians at all levels of training.

Space is limited. Registration in advance at bpsi.org is required. Questions?: 617-266-0953.

Continuing Education
Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 3 hours of CE.
Social Workers: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617-266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

 Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator / Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.

Apr
5
Wed
2017
Psychoanalysis and Leadership: Adventures from the Field (The 2017 Adam Corneel Major Teachers of Psychotherapy Lecture) @ BPSI Library
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Psychoanalysis and Leadership: Adventures from the Field
The 2017 Adam Corneel Major Teachers of Psychotherapy Lecture

SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2017
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
BPSI Library
141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Fee: Early Bird: $30 • Regular: $40 (after March 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm)
The fee is waived for Residents, Students, Early Career Clinicians, and BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Speakers:

Kerry Sulkowicz, MD (Presenter) is a Managing Principal with the Boswell Group LLC. He is also a Clinical Professor of Pschiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education in New York City.

Benjamin Herbstman, MD, MHS (Moderator) is a lecturer, part-time, at Harvard Medical School, an assistant psychiatrist at McLean Hospital, and a candidate at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (BPSI). He has a private practice in Cambridge, MA.

 

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Dr. Sulkowicz will offer a psychodynamic perspective on leadership, developed over two decades as an advisor to CEOs and boards of directors, and then examine why so little has been written in the psychoanalytic literature on this important and otherwise ubiquitous topic. He will then make the case for why clinicians with a psychodynamic perspective can be particularly helpful to leaders and their organization. Finally, he will suggest that this, and other forms, of applied psychoanalysis may play a central role in ensuring the viability and relevance of psychoanalytic ideas in society.

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Learning Objectives

As a result of this program, learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the ways in which unconscious processes are present in organizations and groups.
  2. Apply knowledge of psychodynamic factors in organizations and groups to their own clinical work.
  3. Meet the need for psychodynamically-informed consultation in the organizations with which they interact.

 

References

 

Eisold, Kenneth (2009), What You Don’t Know You Know, Other Press.

Kets de Vries, Manfred (December 18, 2013), “The Eight Archetypes of Leadership”, Harvard Business Review.

Sulkowicz, Kery (February 2004), “Worse Than Enemies: The CEO’s Destructive Confidant”, Harvard Business Review.

Tuckett, David (2001), Minding the Markets: An Emotional Finance View of Financial Instability, Palgrave Macmillan.

Schedule

8:00pm – 8:10pm: Welcome & Introduction; 8:10pm – 9:00pm: Presentation; 9:00pm – 9:30pm: Discussion and Q&A.

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

The target audience for this program is mental health clinicians at all levels of training and graduate students in the fields of psychology, social work, and psychiatry.

Space is limited. Registration in advance at bpsi.org is required. Questions?: 617-266-0953.

Continuing Education
Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 1.5 hours of CE.
Social Workers: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617-266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

 Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator / Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.

Jun
10
Sat
2017
IMPLICIT BIAS: DIFFERENCES MAKE A DIFFERENCE — Promoting Racial Literacy in Early Education and Child Care Settings with Walter S. Gilliam, PhD and Howard C. Stevenson, PhD (The 2017 Child Care Conference) @ Wilson Chapel
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
IMPLICIT BIAS: DIFFERENCES MAKE A DIFFERENCE -- Promoting Racial Literacy in Early Education and Child Care Settings with Walter S. Gilliam, PhD and Howard C. Stevenson, PhD (The 2017 Child Care Conference) @ Wilson Chapel

 

 

IMPLICIT BIAS: DIFFERENCES MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Promoting Racial Literacy in Early Education and Child Care Settings

The 2017 Child Care Conference

SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Wilson Chapel
234 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Fee: Early Bird: $40 • Regular: $50 (after May 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm)
The fee is waived for Residents, Students, Early Career Clinicians, and BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Speakers:

Walter S. Gilliam, PhD (Presenter) is the Director of The Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy and Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry and Psychology at the Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine. He is on the board of directors for the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA); a fellow at Zero to Three and the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), and served as a senior advisor to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Dr. Gilliam’s research involves early childhood education and intervention policy analysis (specifically how policies translate into effective services), ways to improve the quality of prekindergarten and child care services, the impact of early childhood education programs on children’s school readiness, and effective methods for reducing classroom behavior problems and reducing the incidence of preschool expulsion.

Howard C. Stevenson, PhD (Presenter)  is the Constance Clayton Professor of Urban Education, Professor of Africana Studies, and former Chair of the Applied Psychology and Human Development Division in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of the Racial Empowerment Collaborative at Penn, designed to promote racial literacy in education, health, and justice institutions. He is a nationally recognized clinical psychologist and researcher on negotiating racial conflicts using racial literacy for independent and public K-12 schooling, community mental health centers, teachers, police and parents. Two mental health research projects funded by National Institutes of Health examine the benefits of racial literacy. The PLAAY (Preventing Long-term Anger and Aggression in Youth) Project uses basketball and racial socialization to help youth and parents cope with stress from violence and social rejection. Dr. Stevenson also co-leads the SHAPE-UP: Barbers Building Better Brothers Project which trains Black barbers as health educators to teach Black 18-24 year old males to reduce their risk of — HIV/STDS and retaliation violence — while they are cutting hair. His recent best-seller book, Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences that Make a Difference, is designed to reduce racial threat reactions in face-to-face encounters. He is the father of two sons, Bryan and Julian.

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Parents and teachers want to know how to raise children within the current national climate of racial unrest. Our conference features two renowned educators who will talk about this subject from different but related vantage points.

Howard Stevenson, PhD will present research on racial threat and racial socialization. Then he will focus on teaching emotional and racial literacy skills to families and youth, helping parents and teachers steer young children toward healthy academic and life outcomes.

Walter Gilliam, PhD will present his groundbreaking research on implicit bias in early educators and its consequences for Black preschool boys. Implicit bias refers to the automatic and unconscious stereotypes that cause people to make decisions in certain ways. Since implicit bias is inherent in all of us, the conference will aim to help us find ways of recognizing our own bias to improve the preschool experience of all children.

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Learning Objectives

As a result of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the racial literacy strategies of storytelling and emotional regulation to use in face-to-face encounters with parents and colleagues.
  2. Define implicit bias.
  3. Describe one racial disparity in early childhood classroom experience for child and teachers based on research.

 

References

Gilliam, W. S., Maupin, A. N., & Reyes, C. R. (2016). Early childhood mental health consultation: Results from a statewide random-controlled evaluation. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 55, 754-761.

Staats, C., Capatosto, K., Wright, R. A., & Contractor, D. (2015). State of science: Implicit bias review 2015. Columbus, OH: Kirwin Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity.

Stevenson Jr., H. C. (2014). Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences That Make a Difference. Teachers College Press.

 

Schedule

9:00am – 9:15am: Welcome and Introductions; 9:15am – 10:15am: Presentation (Dr. Gilliam); 10:15am – 10:45am: Discussion and Q&A; 10:45am – 11:10am: Coffee Break and Networking; 11:10am – 12:10pm: Presentation (Dr. Stevenson); 12:10pm – 1:00pm: Discussion and Q&A.

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

The target audience for this program is early childhood educators, teachers, parents, and mental health clinicians at all levels of training.

Space is limited. Registration in advance at bpsi.org is required. Questions?: 617-266-0953.

 

Continuing Education
Early Childhood Education Credits: Certificates of attendance for four (4) hours for the professional development portfolios of early childhood educators will be awarded at the conclusion of the program.

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 4 hours of CE.
Please note: Per APA requirements, psychologists must attend 100% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Social Workers and Licensed Mental Health Clinicians: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617-266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.
Please note: Per NASW requirements, social workers must attend 80% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

 Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator / Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.