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2016 • HOPE Conference

Systems Change: One Relationship At A Time

This workshop will provide participants with tools to help them actively work on systems change through legislative action. Participants will see how, through working at...

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2015 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Talking to Children About Suicide

A death by suicide is often traumatic and complicated for those left behind. Suicide loss puts the bereaved at a higher risk for developing a...

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2011 • Complexities of Trauma

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study: Trauma as a Public Health Crisis and Implications for Human Services

The keynote presentation by Ann Jennings, PhD, at the 3rd Annual Co-Occurring Disorders Institute: Complexities of Trauma Conference.

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2011 • Complexities of Trauma

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study: Trauma as a Public Health Crisis and Implications for Human Services

This video is of a keynote address by Ann Jennings, PhD, at the 3rd Annual Co-Occurring Disorders Institute: Complexities of Trauma. The video was filmed...

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk: The Basics

This workshop will provide an empirically derived approach for the assessment and immediate clinical management of suicide risk. Over the last several years, there has...

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Basics of School-Based Suicide Awareness and Prevention, Including Maine’s New Training Law

This session will provide the audience with an overview of Maine’s new suicide awareness and prevention training law for school personnel that goes into effect...

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2012 • The Assessment and Clinical Management of Suicidal Clients

The Case Against No-Suicide Contracts: The Commitment to Treatment Statement as a Practice Alternative

From the Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session. © 2005 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Psychol: In Session 62: 243–251, 2006.

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2013 • Rx Generation

The Evidence Is In: Why We Need to Develop Alternatives to Psychiatric Medications for Children

The medicating of children in our society with psychiatric drugs began with the prescribing of stimulants to children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder in the...

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2013 • Rx Generation

The Evidence Is In: Why We Need to Develop Alternatives to Psychiatric Medications for Children

The medicating of children in our society with psychiatric drugs began with the prescribing of stimulants to children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder in the...

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2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

The Federal Response to the Opioid Crisis

Dr. Kimberly Johnson — Director of Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — discussed a number of...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Functional Assessment of Self-Mutilation (FASM)

One of the most challenging problems for school professionals is dealing effectively with non-suicidal self-injury. Of special concern is that self-injury has recently moved from...

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

The Human Rights Imperative for Far, Far More Choices in Mental Health…

David Oaks, a fearless consumer activist and advocate, provided a human rights perspective on the need for more non-drug choices in behavioral health care. Oaks...

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2011 • Complexities of Trauma

The Journey of Mental Health Recovery

From the B1 breakout session led by Daniel Gaiser, LCSW.

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2013 • Rx Generation

The Jury Has Deliberated and the Verdict Is In: No First Use of Psychotropics for Children and Adolescents

This presentation summarized the first day of the conference, discussed implications, and facilitated questions from the participants to the speakers. An examination of clinical trial...

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

The Moral Imperative for Dialogue with Organizations of Survivors of Coerced Psychiatric Human Rights Violations

David Oaks, a fearless consumer activist and advocate, provided a human rights perspective on the need for more non-drug choices in behavioral health care. Oaks...

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2012 • The Assessment and Clinical Management of Suicidal Clients

The Realities of Risk, the Nature of Hope, and the Role of Science: A Response to Cook and VandeCreek

Psychotherapy Theory, Research, Practice, Training 2009, Vol. 46, No. 4, 474–475

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Role of Senior Living Community Professionals in Preventing Suicide

Suicide prevention in older adulthood is made challenging by the high lethality of older adults’ suicidal behavior; few survive their first attempt to harm themselves....

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2013 • Rx Generation

The Rx Generation Brochure: Alternatives to the Use of Psychiatric Medications with Children

Psychotropic drug prescriptions for children and adolescents have skyrocketed in recent years in spite of the fact that there is an absence of valid research...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Stages of Coming Out

For over four decades, and in spite of reports of elevated risk of suicidal behavior for LGBT individuals, little attention has been given to this...

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Story of a Suicide

From The New Yorker. This breakout session will provide an overview of the WICHE Suicide Prevention in Rural Primary Care Toolkit and how elements of...