Co-Sponsored by the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEA-BPD)

April 16-17, 2016


Featured Presenters

Otto Kernberg, MD
John Gunderson, MD
Alan Fruzzetti, PhD
Andrew Chanen, MD


New York Academy of Sciences
250 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007


April 16-17, 2016

Course Directors

Marianne Goodman, MD

President, North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (NASSPD)


Perry Hoffman, PhD

President, National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEA-BPD)

Check back later for final schedule.

Our Sponsors (click on logos for more information)

McLean Hospital Silver Hill Hospital Menninger Clinic

Clearview Treatment Programs Austen Riggs Center

Additional Details


Conference Registration
Full professionals who are NASSPD members - $300
Trainees who are NASSPD members - $150
Non-NASSPD members - $425
Family members who are NASSPD members - $225
Family members who are non-NASSPD members - $275

Banquet - 6:30 - 8:30 pm
(Saturday night, April 16, 2016) - $90

Register for the conference »

CE Credits Offered

We will be offering 14.5 hrs of CE Credits for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and licensed mental health counselors.

(a) Accreditation & CME information:
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 McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Psychologists: McLean Hospital is approved by the Massachusetts Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. McLean Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Participants meeting requirements will receive 14.5 CE credits.
Nurses: This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 14.5 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.
Social Workers: This program has been approved for 14.5 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons School of Social Work Authorization Number D-70284.
(b) Disclosure policy: Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is HMS’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g., planners, faculty, authors, reviewers, and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.


Our cost per room will be a reduced $299 per night - This reduced rate ends on March 9th, 2015.

Reserve Online »

Our Reservation agent:
Leah Rice | Reservationist
(Direct) (617) 457-2683
(Fax) 617-451-2750

By the end of this conference, participants will be better able to:

  • 1. Learn the best evidenced-based practices in diagnosis and case formulation of those with borderline personality disorder (BPD)
  • 2. Become familiar with the most up-to-date information on emerging personality disorders, particularly BPD
  • 3. Understand the latest information on the biological basis of BPD

For more information, contact:

Lindsey Conkey