2019 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

CityFlagstaff
CountyCoconino (AZ1144)
From06/27/2019
To06/28/2019
Hours08:00
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Flagstaff
Coconino (AZ1144)
Tel 2019-06-27
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2019 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

CONFERENCE THEME: “Becoming Trauma Informed”  About Reach UR Life: The Reach UR Life (RUL) program at the Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) is a grant funded, multifaceted program which addresses the protective factors to prevent risk, as well as identifying, referring, and following up with individuals who are exhibiting risk for suicide. The RUL program is a Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention grantee funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It is built upon SAMHSA’s efforts to reduce the rates of suicide and suicide attempts among American Indian youth ages 10-24 years old who reside in northern Arizona communities, primarily within Coconino County. CONFERENCE INFORMATION: We are excited to offer the annual Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference, June 27-28, 2019, in Flagstaff, Arizona.

This year’s conference will be taking place at the High Country Conference Center on the Northern Arizona University campus. The conference will feature renowned guest speakers, informative and educational breakout sessions, important resources for professionals and community members, and plenty of networking opportunities for all attendees. Topics highlighted at the conference will relate to suicidal ideation and trauma, suicide prevention strategies and models, trauma and self-care, Zero Suicide, LGBTQ concerns, veterans and suicide risk, bullying, youth empowerment, and much more. On behalf of the RUL program at NACA, we would like to welcome you to join us at this two-day event where we can learn from vital information presented and shared, discuss suicide prevention, and connect with those who are concerned about empowering and honoring life.
CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Do you have information you would like to share at this year’s conference? If so, please complete a Presenter Application which you can request from the RUL program. The deadline to submit an application is Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Notification of acceptance will be sent out by Wednesday, May 1, 2019. The duration for each presentation/workshop will be 45 minutes followed by 15 minutes for evaluation/Q&A. For activity classes, presenters should plan on a 60-minute routine. The following criteria will be used to select applications: Clearly stated purpose, goals, and objectives explaining what attendees will take away from the presentation or workshop. Connection to conference them and basis as to why the content in presentation or workshop is vital to the intended audience.
Practical use or cultural relevance of information. To complete the application process, the following items must be submitted to RUL for review and consideration: Completed Presentation Application with a brief Presenter Bio for all presenters – 100 words or less, third person Abbreviated CV or resume Copies of all handouts Information for Presenters: Presenters are responsible for their own travel, lodging, and all related conference expenses. Printing or copying of handouts is at the expense of the presenter. Most audio-visual equipment is available and includes: 1) Projector; 2) Screen; 3) Laptop; and 4) Microphone. Presenters can bring their own equipment; however, they are responsible for setup and operation. FILLABLE PRESENTER APPLICATION: To help us process your presenter application, please fill in your information in the text boxes and send it to the RUL program.
INFORMATION BOOTHS: A limited number of information booths will be available for registered vendors or exhibitors. If you are interested in setting up a booth, please contact the RUL program for more details. The Information Booth Application will be available soon. CONFERENCE AGENDA:  An agenda will be available soon. REGISTRATION: There is NO registration fee for the conference. All attendees and presenters must register for the conference. Please know there is only one ticket per person, so each person must register individually with their own name. There are no group registrations. If in the event you are unable to attend the conference, please cancel your ticket so that we can give your seat to another person. Deadline to register online is June 21, 2019.
After the deadline date, registration can only be completed onsite. If you have any questions about the conference, please feel free to contact our Reach UR Life program staff at (928) 526-2968.  We hope to see you at our conference. Thank you, NACA Reach UR Life Staff.

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