Missouri’s Regional Suicide Prevention Conference – Columbia

Conference – Thursday, August 2, 2018

Hampton Inn and Suites | 1225 Fellows Pl| Columbia, MO 65201

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8 am registration | Sign-in

Continental Breakfast

9:00 Welcome
9:15 Keynote Address

Youth Suicide Prevention:   Changes in Thinking and Tailored Interventions

Bill Geis, PhD

10:15 Break
10:30 1A |

What Does Enhanced Suicide Care (a Zero Suicide Approach) Look Like?

Bill Geis, PhD

1B |

SafeTalk – -Part l (up to 40)

Elizabeth Makulec


12:00 Lunch
1:00 pm 2A |


Assessing, Intervening and Managing Suicide Risk In Schools

Ryan Lindsay, MSW


2B |

SafeTalk – Part ll

Elizabeth Makulec

2:30 Break
2:45 3A |

Tips for Safe & Successful Messaging

Shelby Rowe

3B |

Trauma-Informed Assessments for Suicidal Individuals: Recognizing the Influence of Trauma on Suicidal Ideation

James M. Smith, MEd, LPC, NCC

3:45 Closing Keynote

Reconnecting with Your Unconquerable Spirit

Shelby Rowe

4:45 Adjourn



Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) Accreditation

The University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned.

The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 6 clock hours or 7.2 contact hours (.72 CEU) for this activity.


National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Accreditation

MIMH has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6339. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MIMH is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

6 clock hours are offered for this program.


Missouri Credentialing Board (MCB)

The Missouri Credentialing Board has approved this program for up to 6 contact hours.