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Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium: Coming Together to Care 2013

For more information contact Lisa Sullivan lisa@infuse.com

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 5:00 PM (CDT)

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July 11- Military PTSD Workshop Registration Ended Free  

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 Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium: Coming Together to Care 2013

Co presented by:  

Texas Suicide Prevention Council

Mental Health America of Texas 

Texas Department of State Health Services 

 Texas Governor's Commission for Women

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration  

Terri Goodman and Associates 

Dallas Marriott at Las Colinas, Irving, Texas 

Free registration for all events, limited number

THE SYMPOSIUM IS PAPERLESS!  DOWNLOAD YOUR SYMPOSIUM MATERIALS AFTER JULY 7 at: 

http://www.texassuicideprevention.org/news-and-events/events/2013symposium/

AT A GLANCE 

July 10, 2013: – Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium: Coming Together to Care 2013

 Las Colinas Ballroom 

Dallas Marriott at Las Colinas,  Irving, Texas  8:30 am – 5:00 pm


July 11, 2013: - Post Symposium Event:   The Governor's Commission for Women presents:  "Understanding PTSD for Mililtary Members in Civilian Communities"  Workshop

Las Colinas Ballroom

Dallas Marriott at Las Colinas,  Irving, Texas  8:30am-12:30pm 

 

AGENDAS

July 10 – Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium: Coming Together to Care 2013

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Marriott Las Colinas,  Dallas Texas 

Registration check-in 8:00 am. Breakfast and lunch will be included.

 8:30 am – Welcome

9:00am – 10:15am – General Session: National and State Suicide Prevention Strategies 


  • The 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention:  Everyone Has a Role - Las Colinas Ballroom

Dr. Jerry Reed, Vice President, Education Development Center and Director for the Center for the Study and Prevention of Injury, Violence and Suicide

  • Creating a Statewide Comprehensive Suicide Care System- Las Colinas Ballroom

Jenna Heise,  State Suicide Prevention Coordinator,  Texas Department of State Health Services 

10:30am – 12:00pm –Breakout Sessions  

  • Does Your Community Have a LOSSTEAM Responding After Suicide?  - Merchants Ballroom -  A LOSS Team is a group of trained survivors who go to the scenes of suicides to desseminate information about resources and provide hope for the newly bereaved. 

Dr. Frank Campbell,  Campbell and Associates

Jennifer Smith, LMSW,  Program Manager,  MCOT and ICARE Call Center,  Tarrant County

 

  • Safety Planning, Structured Follow-Up and Other Brief Interventions for Suicidal Individuals - Planter's Ballroom -  Teaching patients adaptive skills to help them cope with a future suicidal crisis is necessary to keep them safe.  A safety plan (crisis plan) should be developed collaboratively with each suicidal patient and updated as needed. 

Dr. Barbara Stanley, Lecturer in Psychiatry, Columbia University and Director, Suicide Intervention Center, New York State Psychiatric Hospital


12:00pm - 1:30pm – Luncheon and General Session  Suicide Prevention in the School Community - Las Colinas Ballroom - A review of current data and research regarding youth suicide with a focus on school suicide prevention practices.  Evidence-based and best practice approaches will also be discussed. 

Frank Zenere,  School Psychologist and School Crisis Management Specialist,  Miami-Dade County Public Schools 


1:45pm – 3:00pm – General Session: Why Means Matters:  Why It's Time to Start Talking about Firearms....And How to Begin - Las Colinas Ballroom- Reducing a suicidal person's access to the most lethal suicide methods saves lives; this presentation explains why.   Providers, families and suicide prevention groups, and the gun-owning community all have important roles to play.   This presentation stresses the importance of respecting and engaging the gun-owning community as partners in prevention and provides examples of non-controversial interventions.  

Catherine Barber, Harvard University 

 

3:15pm-4:45pm-Breakout Sessions: 

  • Postvention in Schools - Merchants Ballroom -Discussion of factors/practices that increase or decrease the risk for imitative suicide.  The process of contagion and its relationship to the formation of suicide clusters will also be explored.  

Jenna Heise, State Suicide Prevention Officer,  Texas Department of State Health Services

Frank Zenere,  School Psychologist and School Crisis Management Specialist, Miami-Dade County Public Schools 

  • Treating Trauma and Reducing Suicide Risk - Planters Ballroom - This session will directly address common misconceptions about treating victims of trauma who are at acute risk for suicide, and introduce new evidence suggesting that certain psychotherapies actually decrease risk for suicide while reducing trauma. Presenting research investigating the relationship between trauma and suicide risk, and how treating trauma appears to reduce suicide risk, particularly through reductions in guilt and shame.

Dr. Craig J. Bryan, PsyD, ABPP, National Center for Veteran Studies, University of Utah

  


 

July 11, 2013: Post Symposium Event:

8:30am-12:30pm

Dallas Marriott at Las Colinas, Irving, Texas 

  The Texas Governor's Commission for Women presents:  

"Understanding PTSD for Military Members in Civilian Communities"  Workshop

Registration check-in 8 am. Morning refreshments provided

 

8:30am-8:45am   Welcome by the Texas Governors Commission for Women

  

8:45 – 12:30pm  The Texas Governor's Commission for Women Presents:  "Understanding PTSD Among Military Personnel:  A Primer for Civilian Mental Health Professionals"  Workshop 

This workshop will facilitate in-depth discussion about military and veteran culture, and provide tips and strategies for improving the effectiveness of clinical work with patients and clients who have served in the military. Leading psychotherapies for posttraumatic stress disorder will be introduced and reviewed, using case examples to highlight major points and common obstacles to effective care.

 

Dr. Craig J. Bryan, PsyD, ABPP, National Center for Veteran Studies, University of Utah

 

 

CEUs,  TEA and Nursing Contact Hours: 

CEUs will be offered for social work, LPC, LMFT, Juvenile Probation and LCDC  and there will be no cost.   CEUs will be available for each event day seperately and will be distributed at the close of the event each day. 

NEW FOR 2013:  NURSING Continuing Education Contact Hours Available!

NURSES:  Terri Goodman and Associates is an approved provider of continuing nurses' education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  To ensure you receive your contact hours, please check in at the Nursing Continuing Education table for further instructions. 


NEW FOR 2013:  Texas Education Agency (TEA)  CEUs Available!

SCHOOL PERSONNEL:   Please indicate in your registration that you are in need of TEA CEU.  Please check in at the "TEA CEU" Table at the Symposium for further instructions. 

 

 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

The Dallas Marriott at Las Colinas is holding a limited number of rooms at the government rate of $113.00 per night in conjunction with this event.  Please use the following link to book your room: 

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dalcl-dallas-marriott-las-colinas/?toDate=7/11/13&groupCode=menmena&stop_mobi=yes&fromDate=7/9/13&app=resvlink

or call The Dallas Marriott at Las Colinas at: 1-972-831-1000 and ask for the Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium room rate  "menmena" group code. 

Other hotels within 1-2 miles of the Dallas Marriott at Las Colinas include:  

 

Aloft Las Colinas: 
122 East John Carpenter Freeway · Irving,TX 75062 USA · Phone: (972) 717-6100 · Hotel Reservations: 866-716-8143

NYLO Dallas/ Las Colinas:
1001 West Royal Lane,  Irving, Texas 75039
972.373.8900
 
Wyndham Las Colinas:
110 John Carpenter Freeway, Irving Texas 
972.650.1600 



Funding for this Symposium is made possible by the Texas Department of State Health Services and (in part) by grant number 2013-042513.  The views expressed in written conference materials,  presentations or other publications and by speakers and moderators do not reflect the views, opinions, or policies of CMHS,  SAMHSA or HHS nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. 

Have questions about Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium: Coming Together to Care 2013? Contact For more information contact Lisa Sullivan lisa@infuse.com

When & Where


Dallas Marriott at Las Colinas, Irving, Texas
223 Las Colinas Blvd W
Irving, TX 75039

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 5:00 PM (CDT)


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Organizer

For more information contact Lisa Sullivan lisa@infuse.com

We are the state’s largest and longest-serving mental health education and advocacy group. Our proactive, positive approach to mental health issues has been helping Texans address mental health concerns by opening minds since 1935.

Today, our reach extends beyond our original intent by serving to promote mental health, working to prevent mental illness and substance abuse, and ensuring all Texans have access to effective, culturally competent mental health care.

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