Jonathan Singer, PhD

Jonathan Singer, PhD Associate Professor Loyola University Chicago Dr. Jonathan Singer is a licensed clinical social worker and associate professor of social work at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Singer’s clinical and research interests focus on interventions for suicidal and cyberbullied youth; service access and service utilization; and use of technology in education and clinical practice.

Missouri Department of Mental Health – DMH

Conference Sponsor The Department of Mental Health is comprised of three divisions: Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Administrative Services.  Collectively, the divisions work to plan, supervise and evaluate the provision of mental services for Missourians with mental disorders, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders. The department makes services available through state-operated facilities and contract agreements. The

Kathy Crews

Kathy Crews Suicide Prevention Coordinator Harry S Truman VA Memorial Hospital Ms. Crews has worked at the Harry S Truman VA Memorial Hospital since 1991 and currently serves as the Suicide Prevention Coordinator. Kathy has earned a B.S. in Nursing from La Grange University, Hannibal, Missouri and attended graduate school for Nursing at University of

Sam Smith

Sam Smith Suicide Prevention Program Manager Missouri National Guard Retired MO National Guardsmen, Certified MO public school teacher, and currently the Suicide Prevention Program Manager for the MO Army National Guard. Bachelor’s Degrees in Criminal Justice Administration and Education, and Master’s Degree in Education Administration. Certified Master Trainer in Applied Suicide Intervention Sills Training (ASIST),

McCallum Place

McCallum Place is a nationally acclaimed, comprehensive eating disorder treatment center for preadolescents, adolescents, adults, males and females. With locations in St. Louis, Kansas City and Columbia, Mo, we are unique in that we offer on-site medical and psychiatric management and care combined with intensive individualized psychotherapy, making our center a center of excellence and

Mark Norwine

  I have worked for CHADS Coalition for 5 years primarily in Awareness and Education in area schools. My secondary work is in the area of Bullying Prevention having received training in the Olweus Bullying Prevention program which is used internationally. My wife and I have 3 kids and reside in St. Charles MO. I

Missouri Institute of Mental Health

MIMH has informed new knowledge that supports the mental health and wellbeing of persons with behavioral health problems through research and evaluation, policy development, technological innovation, and training. Today, MIMH is poised to become one of the country’s finest health services research organizations dedicated to serving the state and the nation by improving the delivery

James Carroll, MA, LPC

  James “Jamie” Carroll is in private practice in St. Louis, MO.  His clinical interests include: Trauma, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and LGBTQ clients.  He has an MA in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  In addition, he is a National Certified Counselor, a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, a Certified

Paul Thomlinson, PhD

Paul Thomlinson is Vice President of Research and Quality Assurance as well as Corporate Integrity Officer here at Burrell. Paul is a licensed psychologist with specialties in industrial/organizational, clinical, and experimental psychology and has extensive training and experience in research and evaluation, particularly in the integrated health care arena. He is a member of the

Jon Sabala

Jon Sabala is the Veterans Services Director with the Missouri Department of Mental Health. Jon manages the statewide policy/program development, implementation and operation of supportive services for service members, veterans and their families. He currently serves as the Chair for the Missouri Behavioral Health Alliance which is a collection of federal, state and community behavioral

Bart Andrews, PhD

Bart Andrews, PhD, is Vice President of Clinical Practice/Evaluation at Behavioral Health Response. Dr. Andrews started at BHR as a crisis intervention clinician in 1998. Dr. Andrews has dedicated the last 17 years of this life to suicide and crisis intervention. Dr. Andrews is a person in recovery and a suicide attempt survivor. Dr. Andrews