2021 Suicide Prevention Summit

Attention Tompkins County mental health professionals! If you missed the 2021 Suicide Prevention Summit on July 24-25, there’s an easy way to catch up with all ten 1-hour sessions presented by some of the field’s leading experts.

Here’s how: Register retroactively for the Summit at https://www.mentalhealthacademy.net/suicideprevention. Upon registration, you will receive an email with instructions to access on-demand video recordings and PDFs of all the presentations. Note: the portal will be available until the end of September 2021. See details of the Summit below.

2021 Suicide Prevention Summit

An Initiative of the Mental Health Academy, the American Counseling Association and the American Association of Suicidology.

“Innovation in Men’s Mental Health: Using Humor, Media and Digital Engagement to Promote Mental Health and Prevent Suicide for High Risk Men,” by Sally Spencer-Thomas, Psy.D.

“A Strengths-based Approach to Suicide Assessment and Treatment,” by Prof. John Sommers-Flanagan, Ph.D.

“Managing Hopelessness, Helplessness and Despair with our Younger Clients,” by Bonnie Goldstein, Ph.D.

“Planning for Safety and Post-traumatic Growth,” by DeQuincy Lezine, Ph.D.

“Perception is Everything: Stigma, Mental Health, & Suicide in Historically Marginalized Communities,” by Victor Armstrong

“Rethinking Suicide: Implications for Military Personnel and Veterans,” by Prof. Craig Bryan, Psy.D.

“Contemporary Clinical Suicide Prevention,” by Prof. David A. Jobes, Ph.D.

“Creating a Suicide-safe Culture with Zero Suicide,” by Wykisha McKinney

“Addressing Youth Depression and Suicidal Ideation in a Post- Pandemic World,” by Prof. Cirecie West-Olatunji

“Psychosocial Interventions for Suicidal Youth and their Families,” by A/Prof. Jonathan Singer, Ph.D.