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Past Yale NEA-BPD Conferences


VIDEO PLAYLIST: Assessing and Treating Suicidality

  • Welcome: Emily B. Ansell, PhD; Perry D. Hoffman, PhD; Marie-Paule de Valdivia, LCSW, CLICK HERE
  • Welcome: Rajita Sinha, PhD, CLICK HERE
  • Opening Remarks: Seth Axelrod, PhD, “Suicide and BPD Treatment, Research, and Family Priorities,” CLICK HERE
  • Opening Remarks: Emily Ansell, PhD, “Responding to the Consequences of Underfunded BPD Research,” CLICK HERE
  • Nicole M. Cain, PhD, “The Impact of Interpersonal Processes on Suicidal Behavior in Borderline Personality Disorder” CLICK HERE
  • Kseniya Yershova, PhD “Assessment as Prevention: Identification of Suicide Risk with the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) in Public Health,” CLICK HERE
  • BPD/Suicide lived experience speaker: Chelsea, CLICK HERE
  • BPD/Suicide lived experience parent speaker: Julia, CLICK HERE
  • Joseph Franklin, PhD, “Advancing Suicide Risk Detection and Prevention,” CLICK HERE
  • Barbara Stanley, PhD, “Suicidal Behavior in Borderline Personality Disorder,” CLICK HERE
  • Jennifer Johnston, MA, LPC, “Neurobiology of Suicidality: A View from Neuroimaging,” CLICK HERE
  • NEA-BPD 2016 Presenter Panel Q&A, CLICK HERE


VIDEO PLAYLIST: Meeting the Needs of Children and Adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder Features

  • Welcome: Emily B. Ansell, PhD; Perry D. Hoffman, PhD, CLICK HERE
  • Opening Remarks: John H. Krystal, MD, CLICK HERE
  • Overview: Emily B. Ansell, PhD; Seth R. Axelrod, PhD, CLICK HERE
  • Intervening Early: Arietta Slade, PhD, CLICK HERE
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Pre-adolescent: Francheska Perepletchikova, PhD, CLICK HERE
  • Mentalization in Borderline Personality Disorder: Carla Sharp, PhD, CLICK HERE
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Adolescents: Alec Miller, PhD, CLICK HERE
  • Panel Discussion, CLICK HERE


VIDEO PLAYLIST: Advances in Treatment & Support for Borderline Personality Disorder

  • Welcome and Opening Remarks; Emily B. Ansell, PhD; Perry D. Hoffman, PhD; and William Sledge, MD
  • Introduction to DBT
  • Applying the Principles of DBT in the Practice of Pharmacotherapy; Suzanne T. Witterholt, MD
  • Loud in the House of Myself; Stacy Pershall
  • DBT: Where are We? Where are We Going?; Charles R. Swenson, MD
  • Transference-Focused Psychotherapy: Its Strengths, Limitations, and Future Directions; John F. Clarkin, PhD
  • Mentalization Based Therapies: An Update in 2014; Lois Choi-Kain, MD
  • Understanding and Supporting Families with a Relative with Borderline Personality Disorder; Perry D. Hoffman, PhD and Matt & Ann Costello
  • Panel Discussion


Borderline Personality Disorder and Managing Related Cognitive Challenges


Impulsivity, Aggression, and Legal Involvement (Includes links to YouTube videos)


Common and Distinguishing Aspects of Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Mentalization Based Therapy (Video presentations)


Borderline Personality Disorder, Obesity, and Eating Disorders (Includes audio/video presentations)


Borderline Personality Disorder and Problems of Substance Use (Includes audio presentations)


Borderline Personality Disorder, Trauma, and Resiliency (Includes video presentations)