Menninger to Cosponsor Conference on Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Menninger is pleased to cosponsor Bridging the GAP: Developing Effective Prevention and Early Intervention Strategies for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in Adolescents, a conference that is an initiative of the Global Alliance for Prevention and Early Intervention for BPD. 


The June 4-5 conference will include an overview of the latest research developments related to BPD and clinician-led sessions that focus on evidence-based practices for treating BPD in adolescents and their families.


Menninger clinicians and researchers who will present at the conference include Carla Sharp, PhD, director of Adolescent Research; Chris Grimes, LCSW, Outpatient Services; Laurel Williams, DO, interim director, Adolescent Treatment Program; and John M. Oldham, MD, MS, interim chair, Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.


The cost of the conference, which will be held at the University of Houston Alumni Center, is $350 for doctorate-level clinicians, $250 for allied professionals and $50 for family members. It is free for residents and students. Click the appropriate links to register.


Other cosponsors include the University of Houston, NEA-BPD and Project 375.