'reaching out to help our neighbors'

US Sen jon tester           sen jen gross                 rep jonathan windy boy

Matt kuntz, JD                 Len Lantz, MD                   Kathryn Patrick, lcsw


Conference Faculty

Montana Conference on Suicide Prevention

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.
  • Conference parking: public parking garage on Getchell Street.
  • Conference hotel: Great Northern Best Western (406-457-5500) is 2 blocks from Helena Civic Center; hotel has non-smoking rooms only; room block expires 30 days prior to conference; mention conference for lodging discount or click HERE to register for lodging online with discount.

Helena Civic Center

 rep jessica karjala       rep ed buttrey                rep mary caferro

impact awards

Friday June 28, 2019; 9AM-4pm

juliana hallows, lcpc   Jess Hegstrom              Karl Rosston, LCSW


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

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

9:15-9:30       Juliana Hallows: Suicide Prevention for Montana Veterans

9:30-9:45       Jess Hegstrom: Man Therapy Project

9:45-10:15     Matt Kuntz: Impact Awards

10:15-10:30   Break

10:30-11:15   Keita Franklin: Suicide Prevention in the VA from the National                                Level to Local Outreach 

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

11:45-1:30     Lunch on own


1:30-4:00       Kathryn Patrick: DBT Tools - Capability Enhancement for

                      Addressing Suicide Risk