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Be a part of building hope for those at risk in our schools, workplaces, and communities.  The 9th Annual Hope conference is an opportunity to inspire new dialogues, create new partnerships, and mobilize resources in our fight to reduce suicides in Arizona.

DATE: October 18 & 19, 2016    |    Pre-Conference October 17, 2016

TIME: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Each Day
Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks are included

LOCATION:
Black Canyon Conference Center
9440 N 25th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021

PRICE:
1 Day Attendee:  Early Registration $119, Late $139
2 Day Attendee:  Early Registration $199, Late $219
Group Registration (3 or more): Early Registration $189, Late $209
Survivor Rate: Early Registration $50, Late $70 (No CEUs provided for Survivor Rate)
Early Registration deadline is extended to October 1, 2015

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

  • New Developments in Understanding, Managing, and Treating suicidal Behavior, Barry Walsh, Ph.D.
  • A Trauma-Informed Approach to Suicide Prevention and Intervention, William Beverly, Ph.D.
  • Understanding Suicide-Related Grief, Stuart D. Smith, MA, LPC
  • Be a Shining Light of Hope: Everyone Plays a Role in Suicide Prevention, Sally Spencer-Thomas, PSY.D.

To see the full agenda with session descriptions click here

EDUCATIONAL CREDITS:

This conference has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers – AZ and Northern Arizona Area Health Education Center for 6.5 hours on October 17th and 6.25 hours on October 18th and 6 hours on October 19th.  Educational Credits from the American Academy of Family Physicians is pending.

PRE-CONFERENCE:
Monday, October 17th, 2016
Black Canyon Conference Center

  • The Ever Changing Challenge of Understanding and Treating Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Barry Walsh, Ph.D. 
  • Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training Program – John R. Jordan, Ph.D., sponsored by American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Arizona Chapter
  • Arizona ASIST Trainer Network Conference – Heather Brown & Randy Longacre, Sponsored by LivingWorks


CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE PRE-CONFERENCE

HOST HOTEL: 

SpringHill Suites
9425 N. Black Canyon Hwy
Phoenix, AZ  85021
602-943-0010

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Thank you to our sponsors:

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