Blum, N., Black, D. W., & St John, D. (in press): Systems Training
for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS), in:
Livesley, J.,and Larstone, R. (Eds). Handbook of Personality
Disorders: Theory Research and Treatment (Second Ed). Guilford
Publications, Inc.

Blum, N., St. John, D., & Black, D. W. (in press). The STEPPS
Group Treatment Program for Borderline Personality Disorder, in:
Dornelles, V. G., and Sayago, C.W. (Eds), Borderline Personality
Disorder from Etiology to Treatment (Brazil).

Blum, N. S., Bartels, N. E., St. John, D., Pfohl, B., Harvey, R.,
Henley-Cragg, P., Burgess, J., & Parrott (2014). Managing
Emotional Intensity, A Resource for Younger People (STEPPS
YP). Coralville, IA: Level One Publishing (Blums Books) www.
steppsforbpd.com.

Brown, J., Blum, N., & Black, D.W. (2014). Systems Training for
Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving: An Advanced
Understanding. The Journal of Law Enforcement, 3(4): 1-10.

Brown, J., Blum, N., Black, D. Olson, J., Borschke, L., & Oberoi,
P. (2014). Systems Training for EmotionalPredictability and
Problem Solving (STEPPS). Happenings Newsletter, Minnesota
Community Corrections Association, Winter, 2014.

Brown, J., & Blum, N. (2014). Systems Training for
EmotionalPredictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS): An
Introduction for Psychologists. Minnesota Psychology Association
(MPA) Online Newsletter.

Alesiani,  R., Boccalon, S., Giarolli,  L., Blum, N., &  Fossati,  A.
(2014). STEPPS program efficacy and personality features as
predictors of drop-out: an Italian study, Comprehensive
Psychiatry, 55:920-927.

Harvey, R., Blum, N., Black, D. W., Burgess, J., Henley-Cragg, P.
(2014). Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem
Solving (STEPPS) in: Sharp, C., and Tackett, J. (Eds), Handbook
of  Borderline Personality Disorder in Children and Adolescents.
New York: Springer Publishing Company, pp. 415-430.

Predictability and Problem-solving (STEPPS) groups for patients
with borderline personality disorder in NHS Highland. DCP-S
Review, 8:10-15.

Black, D. W., Blum, N., & Allen, J. (2013). STEPPS treatment in
borderline offenders. Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases,
201:1-6.

Blum, N.S., Bartels, N .E, St. John, D., & Pfohl, B. (2012).
Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving
(Second Edition): Group Treatment Program for Borderline
Personality Disorder. Coralville, IA: Level One Publishing (Blums
Books) www.steppsforbpd.com.

Boccalon, S., Alesiana, R., Giarolli, L., Franchini, L., Colombo, C.,
Blum, N., & Fossati, A. (2012). Systems Training for Emotional
Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS): theoretical model,
clinical application, and preliminary efficacy data in a sample of
inpatients with personality disorders in comorbidty with mood
disorders. Journal of Psychopathology, 18: 335-343.

Black, D. W., & Blum, N. (2011). Taking STEPPS to address
borderline personality disorder. Corrections Today, 49-51.

Harvey, R., Black, D. W., & Blum, N. (2010). Systems Training for
Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) in the
United Kingdom: A preliminary report. Journal of Contemporary
Psychotherapy, 40:225-232.

Bos, E.H., Wel, E.B. van, Appelo, M.T., & Verbraak, M.J. (2011).
Effectiveness of systems training for emotional predictability and
problem solving (STEPPS) for borderline personality problems in
a   ‘real-world’ sample: Moderation by diagnosis or severity?
Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics, 80:173-181.

Bos, E.H., van Wel, E B., Appelo, M.T., Verbraak, M.J. (2010). A
randomized controlled trial of a Dutch version of Systems Training
for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving for Borderline
Personality Disorder. Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases,
198:299-304.

Black, D. W., Blum, N., & St. John, D. (2009). STEPPS: A
practical evidence-based way to treat borderline personality
disorder. Current Psychiatry, 8:31-37.

Black, D.W., Blum, N., Pfohl, B., St John, D., McCormick, B., &
Allen, J. (2009). Predictors of response to Systems Training to
Emotional  Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) for
borderline personality disorder: an exploratory study. Acta
Psychiatrica Scandinavica,120:53-61.

Blum, N.S., Bartels, N .E, St. John, D., & Pfohl, B. (2009).
Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving
(STEPPS   UK ): Group Treatment Program for Borderline
Personality Disorder. Coralville, IA: Level One Publishing (Blums'
Books) www.steppsforbpd.com.

Van Wel, E. B., Bos, E. H., Appelo, M. T., Berendsen, E. M.,
Willgeroth, E. C., & Verbraak, M. J. P. M. (2009). The efficacy of
the systems training for emotional predictability and problem
solving (STEPPS) in  the treatment of borderline personality
disorder. Tijdschrift Voor Psychiatrie, 51:291-301.

Pfohl, B., Blum, N., McCormick, B., St. John, D., & Black, D. W.
(2009). Reliability and validity of the Borderline Evaluation of
Severity Over Time: a new scale to measure severity and change
in borderline personality disorder. Journal of Personality
Disorders, 2: 281-293.

Black, D. W., Blum, N., Eichinger, L., McCormick, B., Allen, J., &
Sieleni, B. (2008). STEPPS: Systems Training for Emotional
Predictability and Problem Solving in women offenders with
borderline personality disorder in prison--a pilot study. CNS
Spectrums, 13:881-886.

Blum, N., & Black, D. W. (2008). The STEPPS group treatment for
borderline personality disorder, in Borderline Personality Disorder:
Meeting the Challenges to Successful Treatment. Edited by
Hoffman, P.D., & Steiner-Grossman, P. Binghampton, NY: The
Haworth Press, Inc.,  pp. 171-186.  Published simultaneously in
Social Work in Mental Health, 6:171-186.

Blum, N., St. John, D., Pfohl, B., Stuart, S., McCormick, B., Allen,
J., Arndt, S., & Black, D.W. (2008) Systems Training for Emotional
Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) for outpatient clients
with borderline personality disorder: A randomized controlled trial
and 1-year  follow-up. American Journal of Psychiatry, 165:468-
478.

Blum, N., & St. John, D. (2008).  STAIRWAYS – The Next Step in
Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder. Coralville, IA: Level
One Publishing (Blums Books) www.steppsforbpd.com.

Dowrick, C., Blum, N., Pfohl, B. Psychoeducational Treatments in:
Tyrer, P., and Silk, K. (eds) (2008). Cambridge Handbook of
Effective Treatments in Psychiatry. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge
University Press, pp. 116-131.

St. John, D., Blum, N., Black, D. W. (2008). Treating borderline
personality disorder with the STEPPS model (Systems Training for
Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving). Directions in
Psychiatry,28: 51-65.

Van Wel, B., Kockmann, I., Blum, N., Pfohl, B., Black, D., &
Heesterman, W. (2006). STEPPS group treatment for borderline
personality disorder in The Netherlands. Annals of Clinical
Psychiatry, 18 (1): 63-67.

Black, D. W., Blum, N., Pfohl, B., & St. John, D. (2004). The
STEPPS group treatment program for outpatient clients with
borderline personality disorder. Journal of Contemporary
Psychotherapy, 34:193-209.

Blum, N., Pfohl, B., St. John, D., Monahan, P., & Black, D. W
(2002). STEPPS: A cognitive-behavioral systems-based group
treatment for outpatient clients with borderline personality disorder
— a preliminary report. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 43:301-310.

Freije, H., Dietz, B., & Appelo, M. (2002).  Behandeling van de  
borderline persoonlijkheidsstoornis met de Vers: de
Vaardigheidstraining emotionele regulatiestoornis. Directive
Therapies, 4:367-378.


Updated 8 Jan. 2015