Borderline Personality Disorder: Provider, Family, and Consumer Perspectives – September 24, 2005

Borderline Personality Disorder:
Provider, Family, and Consumer Perspectives

September 24, 2005
Seattle, WA


Conference Sponsors:The National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEABPD) in partnership with NARSAD
NAMI-Greater Seattle
The Department of Nursing, Highline Community College
Purpose of Conference:This one-day meeting will provide a forum for professionals, family members and consumers to better understand this complex disorder from various perspectives. Presentations will give up-to-date information on key issues and topics such as: Overview; Biopsychology of BPD; Diagnostic issues; Family and Consumer Perspectives; Family research; Psychopharmacology; Transference-focused Psychotherapy; Dialectical Behavior Therapy; Schema-focused Psychotherapy.

Conference Program

Welcome

Frank Jose, MSW
Executive Director, NAMI Greater Seattle

Treating Borderline Personality Disorder:
An Overview of the Research

John Wagner, PhD
Research Associate, Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics, UW; DBT Center of Seattle

Diagnosis and Assessment of BPD

Andrea Neal, PhD
Licensed Psychologist, EBT Center, PLLC
Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle, PLLC
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Center of Seattle
Anxiety & Stress Reduction Center of Seattle

Borderline Personality Disorder: Biosocial Theory and Validation Strategies

Phan Y. Hong, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow; Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills: Balancing Acceptance and Change and Creating a Life Worth Living

Jacquelyn Ball, MD and
Lynn Elwood, MA
Harborview Mental Health Services, DBT Program

Question and Answer Opportunity

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