2009 Campus Suicide Prevention Grantee Technical Assistance Meeting: Creating Communities of Hope

Event Type:  Annual Grantee Meeting
Date:  Tuesday, January 6, 2009 - 7:00am to Friday, January 9, 2009 - 11:00am (America/New_York)

AGENDA for 2009 GLS Suicide Prevention Meeting

Note: Some presentations are not included due to outdated content.

Beyond the Survey: Getting to Know Your Target Population Using Qualitative Data

Presenter(s):
Julie Halverson, SPRC
Justin Hunt, University of Michigan
Barbara Pearson, Kansas State University

View Justin Hunt presentation
View Barbara Pearson presentation

Campus and Community Partnerships: Data Sharing and Program Planning

Presenter(s):
Sharon Mitchell, SUNY Buffalo
Pete Liggett, University of South Carolina
Darren Wozny, Mississippi State University

View Sharon Mitchell presentation
View Pete Liggett presentation
View Darren Wozny presentation

Men and Suicide: From Research to Practice

Presenter(s): 
Sally Spencer-Thomas, Regis University
Kathleen Shine O’Brien, Massachusetts Maritime Academy

View Sally Spencer-Thomas presentation

Targeting High-Risk Groups on Campus

Presenter(s):
Rick Low, University of California
Berkeley; Richard Shadick, Pace University
Carolyn Kern, University of North Texas
Maureen McGuinness University of North Texas

View Rick Low presentation
View Richard Shadick presentation
View Carolyn Kern presentation

Working with Student Veterans

Presenter(s):
Derek Blumke, Student Veterans of America
David Klein & Danny Gutenberg, Phoenix Veterans Administration Medical Center

Is Stigma Preventing College Students from Seeking Help?

Presenter(s):
Justin Hunt, University of Michigan Healthy Minds Study
Marilyn Downs, Tufts University

View Justin Hunt presentation
View Marilyn Downs presentation

Assessment and Planning for Lethal Means Restriction on Campus

Presenter(s):
Ross Artwohl, Oregon State University
Mort Silverman, SPRC
Julie Halverson, SPRC

View Ross Artwohl presentation
View Julie Halverson & Mort Silverman presentation

View Restricting Access to Lethal Means handout

Enhancing Social Networks

Presenter(s): 
Alison Malmon, Active Minds Inc.
Dave Steward, SPRC
Charlie Morse, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

View Charlie Morse presentation

View Social Networks CDC handout
View Social Network Resource handout

Examining the Family Environment for Risk and Protective Factors

Presenter(s): 
Iain Twaddle, Eunice Perez and Camarin Meno, University of Guam
Jessica Disla and Marni Brand, Saint Peter’s College

View Suicide Contagion Within Pacific Islander and Asian Families Reference handout

Promoting Life Skills Development

Presenter(s): 
Daniel Schulte, Arizona State University
Linda Cook, Bloomsburg University

Crisis Policy Development

Presenter(s):
Beau Dooley, Northwest Missouri State University
María A. López Pagán and María del C. Santos Gómez, Universidad del Turabo
Mort Silverman, SPRC

View the Universidad del Turabo presentation

Integrating Cultural Competency into Your Organizations, Programs, and Services: Challenges and Strategies

Presenter(s):
María del C. Fernández Rodríguez, University of Puerto Rico-Cayey
Jacque Gray, University of North Dakota
Kim Netter, National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

View Maria del C. Fernandez Rodriguez presentation
View Kim Netter presentation
View Ron Becker presentation
View Jacque Gray presentation

Telling Your Story: Developing Partnerships to Sustain Your Program

Presenter(s):
Wendy Mayer, Communication Resource Center
Estela Rivero & Dolores Cimini, University at Albany SUNY
Shelly Rutz, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Statewide Initiatives

Presenter(s):
Laurie Davidson, SPRC
Ross Artwohl, Oregon State University

Postvention

Presenter(s):
Sue Bell, University of California
Julie Cerel, University of Kentucky

View Sue Bell Presentation

Publishing Your Results

Presenter(s):
Mort Silverman, SPRC
Thomas Joiner, Florida State University

The Evaluation of Gatekeeper Training Programs: Challenges and Resources

Presenter(s):
Christopher Albert, University of Texas Pan American
Chris Brownson, University of Texas at Austin

Overview of a Public Health Approach to Campus Suicide Prevention

Presenter(s):
Laurie Davidson, M.A.; Julie Halverson, M.A.; Leah Horn, M.P.H., CHES; Dave Stewart, M.P.H., SPRC
Karen Moses, M.S., RD, CHES, Arizona State University

Closing Plenary: Why People Die by Suicide and the Power of Strengthening Belongingness

Presenter(s):
Thomas Joiner, Ph.D., Florida State University

Using Data to Plan and Target

Presenter(s): 
Dave Steward, SPRC
Paul Quinnett, QPR Institute
Cory Wallack, Syracuse University

View Paul Quinnett presentation
View Cory Wallack presentation

Additional Event Materials: 
C2CSocialNetworksResourcesUpdated.pdf

Populations:  Young Adults Ages 18 to 25 Years, American Indians and Alaska Natives, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Men
Settings:  American Indian/Alaska Native Settings, Crisis Centers/Services, Colleges and Universities
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics, Self-Injury (NSSI), Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Risk and Protective Factors
Planning and Implementing:  Finding and Using Data, Program Evaluation, Culturally Based Practices, Sustainability, Cultural Competence, Partnerships and Coalitions, Education and Training, Promoting Mental Health
Strategies:  Overview of Strategies, Gatekeeper Training, Increase Help-Seeking, Safety Planning, Respond to Crisis, Postvention, Reduce Access to Means, Life Skills and Resilience, Connectedness