Show Me You Care About Suicide Prevention 2011

Show Me You Care About Suicide Prevention 2011

Date and Location:

July 28-29, 2011, Jefferson City, MO

Capitol Plaza Hotel

415 West McCarty Street

Jefferson City, MO 65101Sleeping room rates:

Single/double – $52 (plus applicable taxes) until July 11, 2011

573.635.1234 for reservations

  • Pre-Conference Workshops – $79
  • One-day Conference – $79
  • Attend Both Days – $109 (Best Value)
  • *All registration fees include participation in the Thursday evening banquet


    Program Presenters:

    Up on the High Wire: Promoting Mental Resiliency During Tough Times

    Sally Spencer-Thomas, Psy.D.

    As a clinical psychologist, mental health advocate, faculty member, and survivor of her brother���s suicide, Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas sees the issues of suicide prevention from many perspectives. Currently, she holds leadership positions for the Carson J Spencer Foundation, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, and the American Association for Suicidology.

    Postvention as Prevention?

    Frank R. Campbell, Ph.D., LCSW, CT

    Dr. Campbell is the senior consultant for Campbell and Associates Consulting, LLC. He is the past Executive Director of the Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center, Inc., and The Office of Clinical Research and Consultation. He is certified in Thanatology, and has a private practice in Forensic Suicidology. Dr. Campbell is a past president of the American Association of Suicidology and their 2010 Louis Dublin Award recipient.

    Recognizing and Responding to Suicidal Older Adults

    Patrick Arbore, Ed.D.

    Dr. Arbore is the founder and the Director of the Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention and Grief Related Services (CESP), and serves as the Director of Professional Development at Institute on Aging. He is also a Senior Lecturer in the Human Services Division at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, CA.

    Responding to Suicide in the School Community

    Panel Discussion Facilitated by: Gayle Jaffe, MSW, MPH

    Senior Prevention Specialist, Suicide Prevention Resource Center

    Pre-Conference Workshops

    • FULL DAY Workshop (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
      • Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk: Core Competencies for Mental Health Professionals

        (NOTE: Participants must register for this workshop in advance. No walk-ins will be accepted. Registrants will be emailed 20 pages of pre-workshop readings prior to the conference. Participants must attend the full workshop to receive CEUs. No partial credit will be given for partial attendance.)

    • HALF-DAY Workshops, Thursday AM (8:30 a.m. ��� 12:15 p.m.)

      • Disaster Mental Health and Psychological First Aid

      • Preventing Suicide Among LGBT Youth: A Workshop for Professionals That Serve Youth

    • HALF-DAY Workshops, Thursday PM (1:15 p.m. ��� 5:00 p.m.)

      • Man Up! Suicide Prevention for Men of Working Age

      • CALM: Counseling on Access to Lethal Means

      • Mental Health First Aid: An Overview of a New Public Education Program

    Friday Morning Breakout Session (10:15 ��� 11:30 a.m.)

    • The Best of Intentions: Using Safe Messaging Guidelines to Prevent Harmful Outcomes

    • TeenScreen Schools and Communities Bringing Evidence-Based Screening to Your Community

    • Outside the Classroom Walls: When Life Gets in the Way of Learning

    • We���re NOT All Suicidal, but the Battle Has Changed us All!

    • Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (Shorter version of Workshop #5)

    Friday Afternoon Breakout Session (1:45 ��� 3:00 p.m.) ��� select one:

    • Does Help-Seeking Increase After Gatekeeper Training? Findings From a Three-Month Follow-up

    • Second Wind Fund: Providing Exceptional Access to Treatment Services for Uninsured and Underinsured Youth At-Risk for Suicide

    • The Dora Project: Helping Families Help Their Kids

    • Taking a Trauma-Informed Approach: Addressing Trauma as Part of Suicide Prevention

    Continuing Education Credits:

    CEUs will be offered for this program. Please see the brochure (link below) for details.

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