TXT4Life Statewide Conference

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.

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: Stephanie
Downey, Regional Coordinator and 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.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to help cover the cost of the conference. Please complete the scholarship application here to be considered.

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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