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      September 12, 2019

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      2019 Mental and Behavioral Health Symposium

      Thursday, September 12, 2019,   9am - 5pm Gold Coast Hotel, 4000 W. Flamingo RD. Registration Now Open We all have a role to play. Together, we can save lives Community Approach to Suicide Prevention 2019 Nevada Mental and Behavioral Health Symposium        “Enhancing Suicide Prevention Through Connectivity” We're incredibly excited to present the 2019 Nevada Mental and Behavioral Health Symposium. Get ready for an exciting, powerful learning experience from recognized leading experts. You can’t afford to miss it! This Nevada annual cross-agency statewide event brings together professionals, clinicians, first responders, veterans, suicide attempt and loss survivors, including concerned citizens across all sectors for a day of phenomenal learning from recognized experts on critical topics and skills in suicide ideation and prevention. The symposium is designed to support statewide suicide prevention efforts and local communities in implementing the recommendations of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention that emphasizes the importance of gaining strong and broad support of a variety of principals and, stakeholders. You don’t want to miss this year. Register early to reserve your seat, and avoid a late registration fee. Reserve your seat at the table now. This year the symposium is being marketed in Northern Nevada, Reno, and Las Vegas surrounding cities and counties. Seats will go fast! CEU/CME Accreditation Pending Approval  Applied For: Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselor- APPROVED 6.2 CEU'S Continuing Medical Education (MD, DO, PA, APN) Marriage and Family Therapist- APPROVED 6.2 CEU'S  Nursing  Psychologist  School Counselor  Social Worker Other *Tickets must be purchased under attendee's name if attendee is receiving CEU'S or CME's. The name will be printed on the certificate which will be handed out the day of the Symposium.   Who Should Attend? Mental Health Professional Physicians/Primary Care Clinicians Counsellors Social Workers Crisis Responders Educators Family Members Veterans Supporting Services Students, (higher education) Other Allied Professionals Symposium Kickoff:                                                                 Dr. Tom Joiner, Ph.D                                                                       “Understanding Murder Suicide”     Dr. Tom Joiner is an American academic psychologist and leading expert on suicide. He is The Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at Florida State University (FSU), Tallahassee, Florida. Dr. Joiner’s work is on the psychology, neurobiology, and treatment of suicidal behavior and related conditions. Author of over 515 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Joiner was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship and the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Residency Fellowship. The Lawton Professorship, which Dr. Joiner received in 2010, is FSU’s single highest honor. Dr. Joiner has     authored or edited seventeen books, including “Why People Die By Suicide”, and “Myths About     Suicide”, published in 2010, Harvard University Press, and the book “The Perversion of Virtue: “Understanding Murder-Suicide” published by Oxford University Press in 2014                                                                              Sean Riley                                                                     Founder and President “Safe Call Now”,                                                                                “Addictions and Suicide” “Safe Call Now”, a confidential, comprehensive, 24-hour crisis referral service for public safety employees, all emergency services personnel and their family members nationwide. Sean's prominent career in law enforcement ended in 2005 when he could no longer hide his "secret" behind the badge. Recognized as a dynamic national keynote speaker, Sean travels throughout the country to share his inspirational story. Coupled with cutting edge, interactive training, Riley hits those once thought of as "taboo" or "controversial" topics head-on. Dr. Corinne Cherek, Ph.D. “Healing Grief, Trauma from Suicide Loss” Dr. Corinne Cherek has a Doctoral Degree in Philosophy, specializing in Transpersonal Counseling. Corinne has a unique balance of education, experiences, growth, and healing that sets her apart from most. Much of her work is centered in Psychology and Spirituality focusing primarily with grief, loss, trauma, and life transitions. Corinne   believes life lessons and challenges can be transformed into gifts and opportunities for personal and spiritual growth; grief can be transformed into grace and wounds may be transformed into wisdom  Registration: Tickets must be purchased under attendees name if attendee is receiving CEU'S or CME's. The name will be printed on the certificate whcih will be handed out the day of the Symposium.  CEU/CME qualifications- Clinicians, Physicians, Social Workers and other professionals $120.00 Lunch included.  Military/ Veterans: CEU's/ CME's Included $100.00 Lunch Included Non- CEU/ CME-  Clinicians, Physicians, Social Workers and other professionals $75.00 Lunch included   Military/Veterans, Students, with ID verification: Non CEU's CME's  $40.00 with ID verification Lunch included Community Citizens call (702) 256-2724 2019 Nevada Mental and Behavioral Health Symposium Agenda   Times - Topics - Speaker(s) General Session 8:00 a.m. - Registration 9:00 a.m. - Welcome   9:10 a.m.   "Understanding Murder Suicide" Dr. Tom Joiner, Florida State University   10:30 a.m. - Break 10:45 a.m.   “The Link Between Addictions and Suicide” & "The Secrets Behind Addictions and Suicide" Sean Riley, Founder, "Safe Call Now' 12:15 p.m. - Lunch 1:00 p.m. - Vendors Resource Networking  1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. : Table Top, Facillitated Case Study Session Case Study #1 Adult Case Study #2 Youth/Teen Case Study #3 Elderly    Case Study #4 Abuse Case Study #5 Domestic Violence  2:50 p.m.  "Healing Grief, Trauma From Suicide Loss"  Dr. Corinne Cherek 4:00 p.m.  " T.R.Y. Trauma Recovery Yoga"  Darwin and Joyce Bosen, Founders Learn how we can actually heal from heartbreak, grief, traumatic loss and other critical trauma situations.  Understand evidence-based research on the use of yoga and meditation in trauma resolution 4:45 p.m.  - Prize Drawings/ Closign Remarks  Follow Community Partners for Better Health on FACEBOOK at this link. Check out our website @

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