September 19, 2014

NEA.BPD Blog  TwitterTwitter

Diagnosing and Treating BPD in Adolescents and Young Adults – March 22, 2013

Friday March 22, 2013
7:45 to 4:30
UCLA: Ackerman Auditorium

Conference Hosts

This conference is hosted by the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder Initiative (BPDI) at the Semel Institute at UCLA.

Click the links below to view the videos from the conference.


Welcome & Opening Remarks – Perry Hoffman, Ph.D. & Robin Kissel, MD





The State of the Art on Mentalizing-Based Treatment with Adolescents and Families – Efrain Bleiberg, MD





Advances in DBT Research and Treatment – Alec Miller, PsyD





Address in Stigma in Diagnosing and Treating Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults - Blaise Aguirre, MD





Morning Panel Moderated by Robin Kissel, MD





Family Matters: Personal recovery and the family’s experience – Perry Hoffman, PhD





Conference Schedule

7:45 to 8:30 Registration

8:30 – 8:45 Welcome & Opening Remarks: Robin Kissel, MD and Perry Hoffman, PhD

8:45-9:45 Efrain Bleiberg, MD: The State of the Art on Mentalizing-Based Treatment with Adolescents and Families
Professor Medical Director, Professionals in Crisis Program
The Menninger Clinic; Vice chair, Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Alicia Townsend Friedman Chair in Psychiatry and Developmental Psychopathology, Baylor College of Medicine

9:45-10:45 Alec Miller, PsyD: Advances in DBT Research and treatment
Co-Founder of Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants of Westchester
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00- 12:00 Blaise Aguirre, MD: Address in Stigma in Diagnosing and Treating Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Harvard Medical College. Medical Director – Adolescent DBT Center;

12:00- 12:30 Morning Panel with Q/A Moderator Robin Kissel, MD

12:30- 1:30 Lunch on your own

1:30- 2:00 Person in recovery’s journey and the family’s experience

2:00 -3:00 Joan Asarnow, PhD: Self Injury in Adolescents: Why and What Treatment
Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

3:00 – 4:00 Michele Berk, PhD. Implementing DBT in a Community Setting with Suicidal Youth with BPD Traits: Research, Clinical, and Training Issues.
Associate Clinical Professor Director, Adolescent DBT and CBT Programs. Harbor UCLA

4:00-4:30 Afternoon Panel Q/A Moderator Blaise Aguirre, MD

Continuing Education Information

Category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The Semel Institute at UCLA is accredited by the Institute of Medical Quality and the California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Semel Institute at UCLA takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The Semel Institute at UCLA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.5 hours of AMA PRA Category I credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

Mandatory Continuing Education for Psychologists (MCEP)
Due to regulatory changes made by MCEP, psychologists may now receive CME certificates for their continuing education credit.

Social Workers and MFCCs/MTFs Credits
The Semel Institute at UCLA is an accredited provider for continuing education credits for LCSWs and MFCCs/MFTs (provider # PCE378). This course meets the qualifications for 6.5 hours of continuing education credit as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Board of Registered Nursing Contact Hours
The Semel Institute at UCLA is an accredited provider for continuing education credits for nurses (Provider Number CEP 381). This course meets the qualifications for up to 6.5 hours of credit as required by the Board of Registered Nursing.