2006 Garrett Lee Smith State and Tribal Suicide Prevention Grantee Meeting

Grantee Meeting
Date:  December 12, 2006 - 10:30 am to December 14, 2006 - 10:30 am (America/Chicago)

AGENDA for 2006 GLS Suicide Prevention Grantee Meeting

Note: Some presentations are not included due to outdated content.

Suicide Prevention and Foster Care

Delilah Bruskas, Tacoma, WA
Julie Collins, Child Welfare League of America
Kirk O’Brien, Casey Family Programs
Alan Holmlund,  Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Lane Simpson, Tennessee Department of Children’s Services

Disaster Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Alex Crosby, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Darrin Donato, Disaster Technical Assistance Center, Educational Services, Inc.
Rachel Kaul, Emergency Services and Traumatic Stress Branch, SAMHSA/CMHS
Brenda Scafidi, Children’s Mental Health
Farris Tuma, Traumatic Stress Disorders Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health
Xan Young, SPRC

Strategies for Facilitating Community-based Prevention

Major Steven E. Pflanz, Air Force Suicide Prevention Program
Kenneth Norton, Frameworks Youth Suicide Prevention Project
Jane Latan, Tohono O’odham Nation
Linda Fayuant, Tohono O’odham Nation

Resource Expert: Paulette Running Wolf, Ph.D. Native Aspirations, Kauffman & Associates

Working in Rural Communities

Neal Horen, Georgetown University
John Gale, Institute for Health Policy, Maine Rural Health Research Center
Ann Kirkwood, Idaho
Ila McKay, Native Aspirations, Kauffman & Associates

Engaging Practitioners (Mental Health, Primary Care, & Paraprofessionals) in Outpatient Settings

Matthew Wintersteen, University of Pennsylvania
Kenneth Norton, New Hampshire
John Draper, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Ensuring Cultural Competence

Lygia Williams, Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities

Resource Experts:
Shannon CrossBear, ORC Macro
Larke Huang, SAMHSA
Ila McKay, Native Aspirations, Kauffman & Associates

Strategies for Working with the Juvenile Justice System

Gail Wasserman, Center for the Promotion of Mental Health in Juvenile Justice, Columbia University
Judith Cox, M.A., Consultant (mental health services for correctional populations)

Expert: Gary Neumann, Native Aspirations 2, Kauffman & Associates

Working with Young Adults

Alison Malmon, Active Minds on Campus
Keri Lubell, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Pat Smith, Michigan Department of Community Health
Jane Wiggins, Central Shenandoah Youth Suicide Prevention Program, Virginia

Expert: Kirk O’Brien, Casey Family Programs