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Bridging the Divide 2016: Agenda

Bridging the Divide 2016
Pathways to Resiliency, Strength and Recovery

2016 Bridging the Divide: Suicide Awareness and Prevention Summit
May 5-6, 2016
Regis University Lowell Campus (3333 Regis Blvd., Denver)

Parking on Campus:  NEW this Year!!

On campus parking is NO longer complimentary. You will need to pay a flat fee of $3/per car, per day to park on Regis campus. The on-campus parking kiosks will reflect this price. You can pay for parking via the parking kiosk or access the Parkmobile app. With either method, you MUST KNOW your license plate number on your vehicle to complete the process and pay.

The Parkmobile app can be downloaded from the App Store, Google play, Windows Store, Blackberry App World and Amazon apps or you can go online tohttp://us.parkmobile.com/ and register in advance. To pay for parking, open the app, enter in the Regis zone number (4001), and confirm the zone number, location and license plate number for your vehicle. You may be prompted to enter a time duration you intend to be in the lot. The final step will be payment which can be done via credit or debit card or PayPal. NOTE: There is a 35 cent transaction fee charged by Parkmobile. If you choose to use the parking kiosk, you can use a credit/debit card or exact change of $3 per day.                                                                            

Continuing Education Credits

This program is approved for 3 hours of continuing education. The University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. GSPP maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Click here for more information.


Wednesday, May 4:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.         Working Minds™ Train the Trainer Preconference Workshop
                                              (Jess Stohlmann-Rainey with Carson J. Spencer Foundation) - LOCATION CHANGE!!!
This workshop will now be held at Mountain States Employers Council office at 1799 Pennsylvania Street in Denver. Lunch ONLY will be provided.

                                                   All rooms are in Claver Hall at Regis University Lowell Campus
Thursday, May 5:

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.                 Preconference Workshops Registration - (Ticket Counter)

8:30 - 11:30 a.m.               Preconference Workshops - NOTE: These are offered concurrently so you can only attend one of the three on Thursday morning
                                              safeTALK (Carla Cde Baca) - (Room 306) - safeTALK is provided free of charge to attendees by the
                                                    AFSP Colorado Chapter. 
                                               PowerPoint Slides - Honoring Your Grief Journey: Paths to Recovery (Stephanie Carlsen, MA,
                                                  LPC, NCC; Erin Cochrane-Ivie, Executive Director, SpeakUp ReachOut; Marisol Solarte-Lerlacher,
                                                  M.A., LPC; and Sue Roche, Community Liaison, Carson J Spencer Foundation) - (Room 328)
                                                  - This workshop is provided free of charge to attendees
                                                  by SpeakUp ReachOut.
                                              Two Part Clinical Workshop: Managing Suicide Risk and
                                                  Building Client Resilience
 (Becky Newquist, MSW, LCSW and Julie Reichenberger, MA, LPC) - (Room 309)

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.               Summit Registration - (Ticket Counter)

1:00 - 1:15 p.m.                 Welcome - Sally Spencer-Thomas, CEO and Co-Founder, Carson J Spencer Foundation and Board Chair,
                                                 Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado - (Recital Hall)

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.                 "Patterns of Suicide and How Using Protective Factors May Help with
" - Alex Crosby, MD, MPH, Branch Chief of the Surveillance Branch of the Division of
                                                 Violence Prevention (DVP) in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) - (Recital Hall)

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.                  Refreshment Break & Visit Sponsor Tables - (Mt. View Room)

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.                  Transition to Breakout Sessions

3:15 - 4:15 p.m.                  Breakout Sessions
                                                PowerPoint Slides - Suicide Loss: A Sensorial Story (Julie A. Miller, MA, NCC, LPCC, Deep Light
                                                      Counseling LLC) - (Room 003) 
                                                PowerPoint Slides - Diversified Crisis Intervention Through Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners
                                                     (Lindsey Breslin, MSW, Amanda Chaney, MSW, and Erin Ralston, MA) - (Room 309) 
                                                PowerPoint Slides - Resilience: Collective and Compassionate Approaches (Janell Anema,
                                                   National Trainer, Sources of Strength; Ernest Duff, M.Div., MA, Program Director, Aurora
                                                   Strong Resilience Center; and Laurie Reeder, RXN, PMHNP, Child and Family Services, Aurora 
                                                   Mental Health Center) - (Room 306) 
                                               PowerPoint Slides - Collaborative Efforts to Identify Students at Risk for Suicide (Crystal Christensen,
                                                   LCSW, Family Services Manager and Heather Trish, NCC, LPC, Manager, Trauma Services and Suicide
                                                   Prevention with Jefferson Center for Mental Health; and Jon Widmier, Student Services/Security and 
                                                   Emergency Management Specialist with Jeffco Public Schools) - (Room 328)
                                               PowerPoint Slides  - Suicide Education in Medical School (Sarah S. Allexan) - (Room 002)

4:15 - 5:30 p.m.                 Networking Reception for Attendees & Sponsors (Sponsor Video Viewing) - (Mt. View Room)

4:15 - 5:30 p.m.                 Book signing by Sue Klebold, author of "A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of
                                                Tragedy" - (Mt. View Room) NOTE: Books will be available for purchase for $30.14 with tax.

Friday, May 6:
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.        Registration Desk Open - (Ticket Counter)

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.                 Continental Breakfast & Visit Sponsor Tables - (Mt. View Room)

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.               PowerPoint Slides - "Up on the High Wire: Upstream Mental Resiliency as a Form
                                                 of Suicide Prevention
"Sally Spencer-Thomas, Psy.D., CEO and Co-Founder, Carson J Spencer
                                                 Foundation and Board Chair, Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado - (Recital Hall)

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.             Transition to Breakout Sessions

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.             Breakout Sessions
                                                PowerPoint Slides - Colorado Crisis Services - Overview and Update (Mary Hoefler, MS, LCSW
                                                   and Melissa Persinger, Peer Specialist) - (Room 309) 
                                                Suicide Postvention for Communities (Ginna Jones and Heidi Lightenburger with Carson J 
                                                   Spencer Foundation) - (Room 306) 
                                                PowerPoint Slides - Bridging the Divide: Understanding the Difference Between Traditional 
                                                  Mental Health Treatment and Research-Based Treatment Approaches for the Suicidal
                                                  Patient (Joan Heron, LCSW) - (Room 003) 
                                               Presentation Materials - Is There Evidence in Overlap in Factors Relating to Violent Outcomes?
                                                    (Alex Crosby, MD, MPH, Branch Chief of the Surveillance Branch of the Division of Violence Prevention
                                                    (DVP) in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) - (Room 328) 
                                               Healing Ceremony (Katie Ford and Brenda Gierczak) - (Room 002)

11:30 - 11:45 a.m.             Transition to Lunch

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.      Lunch - (Mt. View Room)

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.    SPCC Annual Member Meeting - (Room 328)

1:00 - 1:15 p.m.                 Transition to Breakout Sessions

1:15 - 2:15 p.m.                 Breakout Sessions
                                               PowerPoint Slides - The Role of Resiliency Among African Female Veterans: A Qualitative
                                                  Study (Lisa Brenner, Ph.D. & Lindsey Montieth, Ph.D., Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research,
                                                  Education and Clinical Center, Denver VMAC and University of Colorado School of Medicine,
                                                  Department of Psychiatry and Brooke Dorsey Holliman, Ph.D., Rocky Mountain Mental Illness
                                                  Research, Education and Clinical Center, Denver VMAC) - (Room 002) 
                                               Prevention/Postvention Efforts: The Importance of Community (Natalie Trombly, LSCW, Program
                                                   Manager for the Boulder County Prevention Intervention Program. Mental Health Partners) - (Room 003) 
                                               PowerPoint Slides - Clinicians are Survivors Too: Coping with Client Suicide (Jill Squyres, Ph.D.,
                                                   Private Practice, Eagle County) - (Room 306) 
                                               PowerPoint Slides - Rack Card - Poster Elk - Poster Firing RangeGun Shop Project: Prevention
                                                   Through Partnership (Sarah Brummett, MA, JD, Colorado Department of Public Health & 
                                                   Environment, Office of Suicide Prevention) - (Room 328) 
                                               PowerPoint Slides - Lethal Means Counseling in Emergency Departments (Marian Betz, MD, MPH,
                                                   Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine) - (Room 309)

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.                 Transition to Closing Keynote

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.                 "Social Justice and Suicide Prevention: Lessons Learned from Research with
                                                Indigenous People
" - Michael Karl, Associate Professor, School of Social Work,
                                                  Wayne State University - (Recital Hall)

3:30 p.m.                            Summit Concludes

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