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  • 11-17-17 All day
    Approved by NASW, NH Chapter, for 5.0 Category 1 CE Credits, #3347 This full-day conference will include two plenary sessions as well as concurrent workshops on educational topics related to suicide prevention.  The morning plenary session, "The Human Matrix:  Preventing Suicide by Creating Resiliency", will be presented by Shawn Shea, MD, an internationally acclaimed workshop leader and educational innovator in the fields of suicide prevention, resiliency, clinical interviewing, and improving medication adherence.  The afternoon plenary will be a presentation titled, "Live Through This", by Dese'Rae L. Stage, a suicide attempt survivor who has done numerous speaking engagements to professional audiences on her experience and research related to suicide attempt survivors throughout the United States. The day will also offer five concurrent workshops in the morning and an additional five in the afternoon. Morning concurrent workshops: A.  Uncovering Suicidal Intent:  the Crux of the Matter - Part 1 of 2 (Shaw Shea, MD) B.  Hope & Recovery for Public Safety Personnel (Brian Flemming) C.  24/7:  How Connectedness to Technology Can Contribute to Anxiety & Depression (Ann Duckless, MA) D.   Mindfulness in Life:  An Introduction Session (Lisa Stockwell)FStarting the Conversation:  How Story                    Telling Leaves an Impact (Panel discussion - Deb Baird and Susan Morrison, M.Ed) Afternoon concurrent workshops: F. Uncovering Suicidal Intent: the Crux of the Matter - Part 2 of 2 (Shawn Shea, MD) G. How to Find Hope: A Soldier's Story (Clifford Bauman) H. Suicide Safe Messaging in Media: The Good, the Bad, and the Hope for Better (Dese'Rae Stage and Deb Baird) I. Young Adult Leadership in Suicide Prevention (Mary Forsythe-Taber, MS and Ann Duckless, MA) J. Creating Peace of Mind (Rebecca Taylor, BS and Molly Perham, BS) Click here for more information and to register.      


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