Article Published: 8/23/2023
The fifth edition of Mental Health Academy’s (MHA) Virtual Suicide Prevention Summit will take place Aug. 26–27. The summit is brought to you by MHA in conjunction with NBCC and Affiliates, the American Counseling Association, the American Association of Suicidology, and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.
The summit covers a broad range of topics including clinical interventions, the neuroscience of suicidal ideation, Indigenous suicide prevention, lived experience, clinical storytelling, and more. Registration is free, and there will be 10 interactive webinars livestreamed on Aug. 26–27 with live Q&A sessions. For a $10 donation, interested participants will be granted access to all session recordings until Oct. 29 and may accrue up to 10 continuing education credits.
This year’s presenters are Susie Reynolds Reece; Jonathan B. Singer, PhD, LCSW (Loyola-Chicago); David A. Jobes, PhD (Catholic University); Kevin Berthia (Kevin Berthia Foundation); Manaan Kar Ray, MBBS, MRCPsych, (Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia); Laura Shannonhouse, PhD, EdS, MEd (Georgia State University); Hilary Lin, MD (Curio); Chad Luke, PhD (St. Bonaventure); DeQuincy Meiffren-Lézine, PhD (Lived Experiences Academy); and Rochelle Hamilton, MS (Volunteers America Western Washington).
All registrants will receive a downloadable copy of MHA’s “Fit Your Own Mask First: Professional Self-Care for Helpers” program. Learn more and register here.
Mental Health Academy has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6535. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Mental Health Academy is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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