susan Hay patrick         Kim Spurzem, Msw            Karl Rosston, LCSW

Montana Conference on Suicide Prevention

Conference Faculty

Friday July 20, 2018; 9AM-4pm

Additional Info

  • This conference is free and open to the public but registration is required
  • Target audience: psychiatrists and other physicians, psychologists, therapists, nurses, physician's assistants, advocates and regular Montana citizens interested in preventing suicide
  • Continuing Education Units (5.0 CEU) available at no cost to attendees
  • The conference CEU certificates count toward Continuing Education Credits for LAC, SWP, CBHPSS, LCPC, MSW, LCSW, LFMT, Montana Psychologists and Montana Nurses. Click HERE for additional details.
  • Hilton Garden Inn hotel room discount code is: COSP18

Hilton Garden Inn - Missoula

Mark schure, Phd           Sandra Bailey, phd        Len Lantz, MD


'reaching out to help our neighbors'


8:30-9:00       Check-in/Sign-in by attendees

9:00-9:15       Len Lantz: Opening Remarks

9:15-9:30       Susan Hay Patrick: Project Tomorrow Montana

9:30-9:45       Kim Spurzem: Suicide Prevention Research at the University of


9:45-10:00     Karl Rosston: DPHHS Suicide Prevention Grants

10:00-10:15   Break

10:15-10:30   Mark Schure and Sandra Bailey: Thrive-Montana Project and

                      Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM)

10:30-11:15   Scott Poland: Community and School Strategies for Preventing

                                             Suicide in Youth

11:15-11:45   Q/A Panel composed of morning speakers

11:45-1:30     Lunch on own


1:30-4:00       Scott Poland: Training on the Montana Crisis Action School Toolkit

                                             on Suicide (CAST-S)