Conference Schedule

Pre-Conference sessions on September 27, 2021

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9:00-10:00 The Alliance Project: Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

Participants will be introduced to 5 steps for helping someone in distress and become more comfortable applying intervention skills when needed throughout day-to-day life. The training covers the 5 steps of The Alliance Project including: Identifying Distress, Breaking the Ice, Building Rapport, Sharing Information/Making a Plan, and Following Up. The training curriculum is for individuals with and without mental health training.

K-12 Educators: This presentation is approved by the Department of Education for your required Suicide Prevention Training

**If you are seeking a MS Educator certificate please be sure to select MS Dept. of Education on your Evaluations**

Presentation Link: https://msstate.webex.com/msstate/j.php?MTID=m0b84c0d7718f3c9ebcdf43d2c0ea32bd

password: preventsuicide21

11:00 - 12:15 Postvention Response Services Presentation

This presentation reviews the fundamentals of postvention response services and responding to deaths by suicide within community settings. The training reviews the purpose and description of postvention services, how to build an effective suicide postvention plan, implementing the crisis response plan after a death by suicide, and the individual duties of each member of your crisis response team during postvention efforts.


Presentation Link: https://msstate.webex.com/msstate/j.php?MTID=m3ebce265494f5d18b69c96df2de11e4d


password: postvention21

9:00 - 9:15

WELCOME AND OPENING

9:25 - 10:25

Dr. David A. Jobes

COLLABORATIVE ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF SUICIDALITY

10: 35 - 11:35

Dr. Caley Kropp

SUICIDE PREVENTION IN MEDICAL SETTINGS AND SELF-CARE FOR CLINICIANS

11:35 - 12:45

Break for Lunch

12:45 - 1:45

Dr. Torri Jones

SUICIDE PREVENTION FOR BLACK AND AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH

1:55 - 2:55

Dr. Peter Gutierrez

SUICIDE PREVENTION AMONG VETERANS

3:05 - 4:05

Dr. Rebecca Goldberg & Vicky Winslett

RECOVERY AND GRIEF AFTER A SUICIDE LOSS

4:15 - 4:45

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH PRESENTERS

4:55 - 5:10

CLOSING STATEMENTS AND REVIEW OF OBTAINING CEUS