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Taking Science into Practice: Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Maine Suicide Prevention Program

Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

South Portland, ME

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Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

A One-Day Conference
 

WHEN: Thursday, March 21, 2013

TIME: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm (Registration begins at 8:00 am) 

WHERE: DoubleTree by Hilton, Maine Mall Road, South Portland

COST: $85


Sponsored by the Maine Suicide Prevention Program led by the Maine CDC in the DHHS in partnership with NAMI Maine, the Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine and the Maine Primary Care Association


The Beyond the Basics conference serves as a “best practice” conference offering participants in-depth and progressive information and the latest research in the field of suicide and suicide prevention. The conference is designed for an adult audience that has attained basic training and knowledge in suicide and suicide prevention, and wishes to expand their knowledge and ability to engage in suicide prevention in Maine. The 2013 theme, “Taking Science into Practice: Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention” guides a program of the most up-to-date research on suicidology and evidence-based tools, and provides participants with information to use in everyday practical applications. This year’s conference features several national leading experts on suicide assessment and prevention, a learning experience not to be missed.


CONTACT HOURS:

Participants must attend all plenary sessions and a workshop A & B, to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be given.

  • 5.5 contact hours for nurses. CCSME Provider Unit is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by ana-maine, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.5 contact hours pending approval by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors
  • 5.5 Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
  • 5.5 CMEs approved
  • Certificate of attendance for 5.5 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and other professionals


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For a complete list of speakers and session descriptions, download the conference brochure.



THURSDAY:
MARCH 21

8:00 – 8:30

REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Music courtesy of Harry Vayo

8:30 – 8:45

OPENING REMARKS

8:45 – 9:30

Adolescents at Risk for Suicide: Early Recognition and Intervention
Cheryl King, PhD, ABPP

9:30 – 9:45 

BREAK

9:45 – 10:30

Bringing Suicide Prevention into Primary Care
Matthew Wintersteen, PhD

10:30 – 11:00

Caring About Lives in Maine Awards

11:00 – 11:45

On the Road to Suicide Prevention-Innovation in Risk Assessment: Improving Care Delivery and Redirecting Scarce Resources
Kelly Posner, PhD

11:45 – 12:30

LUNCH

12:30 – 1:45

WORKSHOPS/BREAKOUT SESSIONS A
A1:    Screening for Youth Suicide Risk in Emergency Medical Setting

A2:    Tools for Implementing Suicide Prevention in Primary Care
A3:   
The Trevor Project’s Online Programs: An Interlocking Innovative Online Solution
          to the Needs of At-Risk, LGBTQ Youth

A4:    Working with the Military: Strategies for Providers
A5:    Depression and Demoralization in Chronic Disease

1:45 – 2:00

BREAK

2:00 – 3:15

WORKSHOPS/BREAKOUT SESSIONS B
B1:    Separating the Wheat from the Chaff-Identification & Triage
          Using the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)
B2:   
Working with Chronically Suicidal Clients is Not as Hard as You Think – Honest!
B3:   
The Trevor Project’s Online Programs: An Interlocking Innovative Online Solution
          to the Needs of At-Risk, LGBTQ Youth (repeated)

B4:    Suicide Prevention: Self-Care for the Care Givers
B5:    Community Crisis Intervention – Evaluating and Maintaining Safety –
          Accessing Crisis Supports

3:30

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Have questions about Taking Science into Practice: Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention? Contact Maine Suicide Prevention Program

When & Where



DoubleTree by Hilton
363 Maine Mall Road
South Portland, ME 04106

Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Maine Suicide Prevention Program

Led by the Maine CDC in the DHHS

In partnership with NAMI Maine, the Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine and Maine Primary Care Association

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