John M. Oldham, MD, MS, an international expert on borderline personality disorders, will present Borderline Personality Disorder, the Alternative DSM-5 for Personality Disorders and the SCID-5-AMPD via Zoom on October 23 from 11:30 am to 1 pm.


Dr. Oldham is a former president of the American Psychiatric Association and a former chief of staff at Menninger. He is a distinguished emeritus professor at Baylor College of Medicine, one of the country's top medical schools.


Webinar Overview

This webinar will focus on the dimensional nature of personality, emphasizing a continuum model from personality styles to personality disorders. The development of the Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders (AMPD) will be described, reviewing the hybrid nature of the model that incorporates two dimensional components:

  1. Level of impairment in functioning, and
  2. Pathological personality trait domains and trait facets.

The use of the semi-structured interview, the Structured Clinical DSM-5 Interview for the AMPD (SCID-5-AMPD) will be demonstrated, focusing on a patient with multiple personality disorders, including borderline personality disorder.


Continuing Education

The Menninger Clinic has designed 1.5 hours of continuing education credits for the following disciplines:

  • Physicians
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Psychiatric nurses
  • Addictions professionals
  • Licensed professional counselors
  • Licensed marriage and family therapists

Registration Details

The cost of the webinar is $30 for professionals and $15 for students.