John Leopold Weil and Geraldine Rickard Weil
Memorial Charitable Foundation, inc.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Alliance;
The John and Geraldine Weil
Memorial Charitable Foundation; and
The Boston University, Deparment of Psychology


present

The Second Weil Memorial Conference

EARLY MORAL DEVELOPMENT
AND PREVENTIVE INTERVENTIONS:
New Research and Clinical Implications

Robert N. Emde, M.D.
Keynote Speaker

Thomas F. Barrett, Ph.D.
James Herzog, M.D.,
Stephanie Smith, M.A., LICSW, Moderator


Saturday, May 6, 2006
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

at
Boston University
George Sherman Union Auditorium
775 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts

Join us to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of
Sigmund Freud's birth (May 6, 1856)


About the John and Geraldine Weil
Memorial Charitable Foundation, Inc.

John and Gerry Weil were superb clinicians who spent their adult lives helping and healing emotionally troubled children to strengthen their psychological well being. Dr. John Weil was a pioneer in the study and treatment of the emotional effects of physical and sexual abuse of young children. His wife, Dr. Geraldine Rickard Weil was an innovator in the study of child development. Among her many accomplishments in advancing the welfare of children, she created the Tasks of Emotional Development test, which has been widely used in schools for the assessment of children.

The goal of the Weil Memorial Foundation is to continue their legacies in three important ways:

About The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute
and The Boston Psychoanalytic Alliance

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is a membership organization with three principal programs:

For more information about BPSI contact Ms. Diana Nugent, Administrative Director at (617) 266-0953 or www.bostonpsychoanalytic.org.

About the Boston University, Department of Psychology

The department's graduate program in psychology offers training leading to the Ph.D. degree. Students can choose 1 of 3 programs:

The Clinical Psychology program offers many opportunities for internship training in testing, research, and psychotherapy. They are available in clinics and hospitals in the Boston area. The program also has close ties with the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders.


The Second Weil Memorial Conference

EARLY MORAL DEVELOPMENT
AND PREVENTIVE INTERVENTIONS:
New Research and Clinical Implications


Robert N. Emde, M.D.
Keynote Speaker

Thomas F. Barrett, Ph.D.
James Herzog, M.D.,
Stephanie Smith, M.A., LICSW, Moderator


Saturday, May 6, 2006
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

A developmental orientation for psychoanalysis as well as research in early development both provide a background for reviewing results of prevention intervention studies of young children in the U.S. living in circumstances of poverty. The studies, designed primarily to enhance disadvantaged cognitive development, are yielding surprising results in the area of moral development. Discussions of these studies and others will include new frontiers for research, including gene-environment interactions.

The objectives of this half-day conference are:

Program Schedule

8:30 - 9:00 am Registration and Coffee
9:00 - 9:20 Welcome and Overview
Stephanie Smith, M.A. LICSW, Moderator
Richard C. Waters, Ph.D., for The John and Geraldine Weil Memorial Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Gerald Adler, M.D., President, Boston Psychoanalytic Alliance
9:20 - 10:20 Early Moral Development and Preventive Interventions:
New Research and Clinical Implications

Keynote Speaker: Robert N. Emde, M.D.
10:20 - 10:40 Open Discussion
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30 Mastery of Bodily Self-Care as a Contribution to Moral Development: Further Considerations of Preventive Interventions
Thomas F. Barrett, Ph.D.
11:30 - 12:00 pm   Triadic Reality in Relation to Moral Development
James M. Herzog, M.D.
12:00 - 1:00 Panel Discussion with Audience
1:00 pm Adjourn

FACULTY

Thomas F. Barret, Ph.D. Executive and Clinical Director of the Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development, Cleveland, Ohio; Child Analyst and member of the Center's Training Faculty; Associate Professor at the CASE School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio.

Robert N. Emde, M.D. Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, University of Colorado HSC; Adjunct Professor of Psychology, University of Denver; Faculty, Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis.

James Herzog, M.D. Training and Supervising Analyst and Child and Adolescent Supervisory Analyst, Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute; Supervisory Analyst, Sigmund Freud Institute, Zurich, Switzerland; Child/Adult Psychiatrist, Children's Hospital and in private practice.

Stephanie Smith, M.A., LICSW Faculty, Vice-Chair, Child Analysis Committee, Associate Supervising Child/Adolescent Analyst and Secretary, Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute; Lecturer in Psychiatry, Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

PLANNING COMMITTEE

Gerald Adler, M.D., Diana M. Nugent, Stephanie Smith, M.A., LICSW, Leonard Solomon, Ph.D., Richard C. Waters, Ph.D.

ACCREDITATION

Physicians This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship 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 and takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.5 hours in category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Psychologists This program is co-sponsored by the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and the John and Geraldine Weil Memorial Charitable Foundation. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program. The program fulfills the requirements for 3.5 hours of CE.

Social Workers Application has been made to the National Association of Social Workers. Please contact the BPSI Administrative Office at 617-266-0953 or email office@bostonpsychoanalytic.org about continuing education for social workers.