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TXT4Life Statewide Conference

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Grand Casino Hinckley

777 Lady Luck Drive

Hinckley, MN 55037

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Ensuring Safety, Creating Hope: An Action Response for Suicide Prevention

TXT4Life Statewide Conference topics will include best practices that address the connection of suicide to unhealed historical and current trauma; chemical health issues, including opioid addiction; and Native approaches to crisis services. Evidence-based suicide prevention training (QPR Training) will be available.


Earn up to 13.5 CEUs!

TXT4Life Statewide Conference participants can earn up to 13.5 CEUs and fulfill requirements for licensure. Content includes chemical health, mental health, crisis intervention, and cultural inclusiveness. We have applied for CEUs from the following boards:

  • MN Board of Social Work

  • MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy

  • MN Board of Marriage and Family Therapy

  • MN Board of Psychology


Conference Schedule

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

7:30 a.m. Check-in/Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Welcome & Invocation

9:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker – Lori New Breast: Culturally Inclusive Methods for Suicide Prevention

10:45 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Demonstration of Student School Presentation and TXT4Life Video: Molly Wiemann, Regional Coordinator
  • An Innovative Action Model that Works: Crisis Services & TXT4Life in Primary Care: Charlotte Heinz, Regional Coordinator
  • Native Approaches to Crisis Services: Rosemary White Shield, PhD, CTTS, CCW and Cecil White Hat, Ph.D.

12:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Chemical Dependency and Suicide Prevention: Cecil White Hat, Ph.D.
  • Effective Strategies of Suicide Prevention for Native Youth: Kathleen Preuss, Regional Coordinator/Tribal Liaison

3:00 p.m. QPR Training – Suicide Intervention Training for Individuals and Communities: Gretchen Domek, MA, CCW


Wednesday, April 5, 2017

7:30 a.m. Check-in/Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Welcome

9:15 a.m. Native Approaches to Healing Trauma for Suicide Prevention and Opioid Addiction: Rosemary
White Shield, PhD, CTTS, CCW

10:45 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Effective Outreach Strategies for High-Risk Adult White Male Population: Brittany Hines and Tim Denney, Regional Coordinators
  • Culturally Responsive Statewide Student Leadership Training: Marty Connor, Regional Coordinator/Tribal Liaison and Kelly Bender, Regional Coordinator
  • TXT4Life-An Early History: Meghann Levitt, Regional Coordinator

12:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. QPR Training – Suicide Intervention Training for Individuals and Communities: Katelyn Thiner, Regional Coordinator and Gretchen Domek, MA, CCW

3:00 p.m. Closing

Lodging

A block of rooms with a discounted rate has been reserved for the conference. Book before March 13, 2017 to reserve under the special rate by calling (800) 468-3517 and mention confirmation ATX0403 or TXT4Life Conference.

Other Registration Options

If you prefer not to register online, please complete the registration form and return it, or call Melonie at (651) 275-4314 to register over the phone.

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