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Suicide Prevention Conference 2021 Registration

Now… full cost for Kiersten’s Ride Suicide Prevention Conference registration cost… but STILL TOTALLY WORTH IT!

Registration is broken into different categories:

September 28th – 29th
– A 2-Day Conference for Community Members (Registration $50; after 31 July – $75)
– A 2-Day Conference for Medical/Mental Health Providers (Registration $100; after 31 July – $150)

September 30th
– A 1-Day NSSI for Mental/Medical Health Providers & School Personnel (Registration $50; after 31 July – $75)

2-Day Conference for Community Members: AGENDA

**These trainings are open to all

Day 1:

8:00-8:30 Check-In

8:30-10:30 Keynote Presentation, “Why People Die by Suicide” – Dr. Thomas Joiner

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:35 Grief Journey – Barb Smith

11:35-12:30 Suicide Prevention: Youth Suicide: Let’s Talk About It – Barb Smith

12:30-1:30 Lunch/Networking

1:30-2:30 Human Trafficking – Kim Van Hooser

2:30-2:40 Break

2:40-4:00 Understanding Trauma, It’s Impact and Beginning to Build Resilience in the Lives of Those Affected – Heather Samkowiak

4:00-4:15 Break

4:15-5:00 Building Safer Communities – Lisa Clavier

Please take 30 minutes of your evening to practice some form of selfcare.

Day 2:

8:00-8:30 Check In

8:30-9:20 CMH: Assessment and Services – Kristy Torsky

9:20-10:10 Social Media and its role with youth Mental Health – Trooper Hebner

10:10-10:20 Break

10:20-11:30 Recovery Supports and the MANY Pathways of Recovery – Tory Werth/Joyce Fetrow

11:30-11:40 Break

11:40-12:30 Suicide Prevention and Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence – Angie Linesman

12:30-1:30 Lunch Break/Networking

1:30-2:30 Veterans Suicide Prevention – Wendy Schultz

2:30-3:20 Growing The Good: Regulating Your Nervous System to Promote Well-Being – Amy Janssens

3:20-3:30 Break

3:30-5:00 Supports for Youth Experiencing Suicide Risk – Cindy Ewell Foster/Anne Kramer

5:00-5:15 Wrap Up and Thank You

Please take 30 minutes of your evening to practice some form of selfcare.

**Speakers/times subject to change based on presenter availability.

**Continuing Education Credits in the areas of Nursing, Social Work, Michigan Teacher Hours, Certified Public Health, and Addiction Professionals have been applied for. MCOLES will be offered for Law Enforcement Officers.

 
 
 

2-Day Conference for Medical and Mental Health Providers: AGENDA

** ONLY open to Medical and Mental Health Providers

Day 1: Didactic Training of C.A.M.S. (Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidology)

8:00-8:30 Check-In

8:30-10:30 Keynote Presentation, “Why People Die by Suicide” – Dr. Thomas Joiner

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:30 C.A.M.S. Training – Dr. Melinda Moore

12:30-1:30 Lunch/Networking

1:30-3:00 C.A.M.S.

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-5:00 C.A.M.S.

Please take 30 minutes of your evening to practice some form of selfcare.

Day 2: C.A.M.S. Experiential Training

8:00-8:30 Check In

8:30-10:00 C.A.M.S. Experiential Training

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15 -12:00 C.A.M.S.

12:00-1:00 Lunch/Networking

1:00-3:00 C.A.M.S.

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-5:00 C.A.M.S.

Please take 30 minutes of your evening to practice some form of selfcare.

Continuing Education Credits in the areas of Nursing, Social Work, Michigan Teacher Hours, Certified Public Health, and Addiction Professionals have been applied for. MCOLES will be offered for Law Enforcement Officers.

Munson Healthcare is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Munson Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 
 
 

Day 3: Non-suicidal Self Injury (NSSI): AGENDA

** ONLY open to Mental & Medical Health Providers and School Personnel

Non-suicidal self injury is intentionally hurting the body, but without suicidal intent. Because it often looks like a suicidal gesture, it tends to evoke fear and confusion. Its very nature seems to defy deep instinctual human drives for self-preservation as well as invoke strong social taboos related to self-inflicted injury. It is, after all, quite puzzling. Why does someone choose to cut or otherwise hurt himself? Why would she do this in a way that looks like a suicide attempt, but then insists that it actually has nothing to do with suicide. Learn how to understand and effectively respond to these behaviors.

Day Three: NSSI (Non-Suicidal Self Injury) Training provided by Janis Whitlock, Cornell University

8:00-8:30 am Check In

8:30-12:00 NSSI training

12:00-1:00 Lunch and networking

1:00-4:30 NSSI training

Please take 30 minutes of your evening to practice some form of selfcare.

Continuing Education Credits in the areas of Nursing, Social Work, Michigan Teacher Hours, Certified Public Health, and Addiction Professionals have been applied for. MCOLES will be offered for Law Enforcement Officers.

Munson Healthcare is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Munson Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.