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Promoting Wellness and Preventing Suicide in Northern Virginia

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Inova Fairfax Hospital Physician's Conference Center

3300 Gallows Road

Annandale, VA 22003

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Learn tools and techniques for assisting youth or older adults to promote wellness and prevent suicide in Northern Virginia.



Keynote Speaker: Kevin HinesKevin Hines

Kevin Hines is a best-selling author, global public speaker, and awared-winning documentary filmmaker. In 2000, Kevin attempted to take his life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. He now shares his story of hope, healing and recovery while teaching people the art of wellness and the ability to survive pain with true resilience.



Sign-up for either the Youth Track or Older Adult Track



Youth Track:

Programs in Schools: Lessons Learned.

  • SOS (Sources of Strength) – Joanne Trimmer, Ryan Bartel Foundation
  • Kognito – Jennifer Spears, M.A., Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Signs of Suicide – Johanna Boyers, M.Ed., Arlington Public Schools

Strategies for Inclusion.

  • Recent Immigrants - Saara Amri, L.P.C., Northern Virginia Family Service
  • JuanCarlos Lagares, M.A., Northern Virginia Family Service
  • LGBTQ – Robert Rigby, M.Ed., Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Youth of Color – Alfiee M. Breland-Noble, Ph.D., MHSc., AKKOMA Project


Older Adult Track:

Suicide Assessment and Prevention in Older Adults.

  • Verniecia Bell, LPC, Regional Older Adults Facility Mental Health Support Team
  • Alice Straker, LCSW, Regional Older Adults Facility Mental Health Support Team

Suicidal Risk Among Older Adults: Cultural and Linguistic Issues.

  • Catherine J. Tompkins, Ph.D., M.S.W., George Mason University
  • Megumi Inour, Ph.D., M.S.W., R.N., George Mason University
  • Emily S. Ihara, Ph.D., M.A., M.S.W., George Mason University

Please only select one of the tracks: The Youth Track -OR- The Older Adult Track
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For reasonable accommodation, please call 703-776-3259 or email linda.watkins@inova.org

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