Registration

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There is special pricing for survivors of suicide on   Day 2.

Please click here for more information.

For more information, call 602-418-5771.

Black Canyon Conference Center

9440 N. 25th Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85021

 

Host Hotel:

SpringHill Suites
9425 N Black Canyon Hwy
Phoenix, AZ 85021
602-943-0010


AZSPC has secured a rate of $79.99 per night.  To receive this rate just call the hotel directly at 602-943-0010. 

Mention the Black Canyon Conference Rate.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6th

REGISTRATION                                                                              8:00am

OPENING REMARKS                                                                    8:30am Breakfast sponsored by: TERROS, Inc.

Nikki Kontz, AZSPC Board President 

 

New Thoughts on an Old Problem:                                          8:45am
Assessing and Formulating Suicide Risk 

Alan L. Berman (Lanny), Ph.D., ABPP

Dr. Berman is President, International Association for Suicide Prevention and Executive Director, American Association of Suicidology and their 1982 Shneidman Award recipient (for Outstanding Contributions in Research in Suicidology), and their 2006 Louis I. Dublin Award recipient for outstanding service and contributions to the field of suicide prevention. 

 

Updates on Suicide Prevention in Arizona                           10:15am

Lisa Shumaker, MA, ADHS Prevention Manager 

 

BREAK Sponsored by:                                                              10:30am
Crisis Response Network

 

Chronic Pain Opioid Prescriptions:                                        10:45am
Accidental fatal overdose, suicide, and gateway to heroin addiction  

David G. Greenberg, MD, MPH, Greenberg & Sucher

 

NETWORKING LUNCH                                                              12:15am Sponsored by: Magellan Health Services of Arizona

BREAKOUT SESSIONS                                                               1:15pm

 

Suicide Prevention and Confinement: Connecting the Dots

Kellie M. Warren, Psy.D, COO of Florence Crittenton Services of Arizona

Karen Wind, LAC, NCC, CSOTS of Florence Crittenton Services of Arizona

Psychosocial-spiritual considerations in treating the HIV positive client

Mandee Rowley, LPC, PhD, Phoenix Shanti Group

From idea to reality…forming a peer Attempt Survivor Support Group

Gabriella Guerra - Magellan Health Services of Arizona

Katie Ayotte - TERROS, Inc.

Larry Villano - TERROS, Inc

Patti Ritchie-Williams - Crisis Response Network, Inc.

Trauma 101

Julie Wonsowicz-Moore, LPC, La Frontera Arizona EMPACT-SPC

Johanna Limmer, LPC, La Frontera Arizona EMPACT-SPC

 

BREAK                                                                                             2:45pm Sponsored by: TriWest Healthcare Alliance

 

BREAK OUT SESSIONS                                                              3:00pm

Crisis Planning for School: A Panel Discussion About Lessons Learned

Tom McSherry

Jim Lee

Bruce Harvey

Suicide and the Older Adult

Melissa Delgado Flint, Psy.D.

How Meaningful Collaboration Can Impact Individuals in Crisis

Larry Villano, VP of Crisis & Prevention Services, TERROS

Maria Maloney, Crisis Response Supervisor, Phoenix Fire Dept.

David Klein, Suicide Prevention Coordinator, VA Medical Center

Patti Ritchie-Williams - Crisis Response Network, Inc.

Nick Margiotta

Lessons from the Courtroom to the Couch: The Standard of Care

Alan L. Berman (Lanny), Ph.D., ABPP

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7th

REGISTRATION                                                                              8:00am BREAKFAST Sponsored by: Partners In Recovery

 

Addressing the Unique Aspects of Suicide                            8:30am Related Grief                                                                                      

Stuart Smith, MA, LPC, The Link Counseling Center

 

Everybody’s business- the case for blurring the lines        9:40am between suicide prevention and health promotion

Daniel Schulte, Ph.D., Arizona State University Counseling Services                                                                          

 

BREAK
                                                                                            8:00am
Sponsored by: Community Partnership of Southern Arizona

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS                                                            11:00am 

A Transitional Care Model for Hospital Based Crisis Intervention

Kevin Alexander, LPC, Compass Mental Health

Using Gaming Technology for Suicide Prevention in Arizona

Lisa Shumaker, MA, ADHS Prevention Service Manager

Navigating Troubled Waters: Considering Teen Survivor Issues Related to Family and Social Dynamics

Stuart Smith, MA, LPC, The Link Counseling Center

QPR Gatekeeper Training: "Ask a Question, Save a Life" 

Sanja Sobo, MC, La Frontera Arizona EMPACT-SPC

Michael Rhinehart, La Frontera Arizona EMPACT-SPC

 

NETWORKING LUNCH                                                              12:30pm
Sponsored by: La Frontera Arizona EMPACT-SPC                     

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS                                                               1:15pm

safeTALK:Suicide Alertness for Everyone - Part 1

(Attendees must attend both breakout sessions for full training)

Heather Brown, Consultant

Celebrating Life After Loss 

Rev. Dorthy Wellington

Bullying and Suicide

Nikki Kontz, LMSW

 

BREAK                                                                                             2:45pm Sponsored by Community Partnership of Southern Arizona

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS                                                               3:00pm

safeTALK:Suicide Alertness for Everyone - Part 2

(Attendees must attend both breakout sessions for full training)

Heather Brown, Consultant 

Being an Ally to LGBtq Youth

Julie Wonsowicz-Moore, LPC, La Frontera Arizona EMPACT-SPC

Meth & Suicide Prevention in Indian and Rural Communities

Hilary W. Cummings, M.Ed. Executive Director & Founder of Education Outside the Box

Suicide and Veterans

David Klein, Suicide Prevention Coordinator, VA Medical Center