2012 Suicide Prevention Conference Presentations

Pre-Conference: Tuesday, June 19, 2012

TimeSpeakerPresentation
08:00Katy Lysell, Psy.D.PDF: High Risk Mental Health Patient – Reminder and Flag Project
Kelly Posner, Ph.D.PDF: Using the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale in the Military
Nancy Krug, LCSWPDF: Tracking Veterans at High Risk for Suicide: Benefits of an Access Database
Maj. Tish HendersonPDF: Army National Guard Suicide Prevention Program Managers Training
Walter O. MoralesPDF: ACE Suicide Intervention Program
10:45Robert Bossarte, Ph.D.; Mark Reger, Ph.D.PDF: Suicide Data and Surveillance
12:00Kenneth NortonPDF: Impact of Suicide - Ecological Model
Kim RuoccoPDF: Postvention for Suicide Survivors
13:00Amy M. Millikan, MD MPH; Eren Youmans Watkins, MPH Ph.D.PDF: Approaches to Suicide Surveillance in the Army
PDF: ABHIDE Figure
Murray Raskind, MDPDF: Approaches to Reducing Suicide in Service Members and Veterans
Col. Thomas C. WaynickPDF: Working With Military Families - A Culture of Loss, Grief and Trauma

Day 1: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

TimeSpeakerPresentation
08:00Walter O. MoralesPDF: Army Suicide Prevention Programs and Emerging Initiatives
08:40Jackie GarrickPDF: Department of Defense Service Updates
09:40Maj. Jeffery Hall, USA; Sheri HallPDF: Surviving the Peace
10:45Peter Shore, Psy.D.PDF: Behavioral Emergency Management Guidelines for Telemental Health with Special Considerations for Home Based and Alternative Unsupervised Clinical Settings
Alan Berman, Ph.D.PDF: Improving Surveillance of Suicides: The Psychological Autopsy
Peter Gutierrez, Ph.D.; Bridget Matarazzo, Psy.D.; Morton Silverman, M.D.PDF: The Self-Directed Violence Classification System: What It Is and Why It Matters
10:45Capt. Corinna ConleyPDF: Suicide Prevention in British Army
Blake Chaffee, Ph.D.; Mariah Coe, Ph.D.; Kristin Musch, R.N.; Lt. Col. Denise K. Sweeney, USAF; Nicola Winkel, MPA; Thomas Winkel, MA, LPCPDF: “Frankenstein”: A Cross Sector Integrated Training Model for Military/Veteran Suicide Prevention
Peter Shore, Psy.D.PDF: Behavioral Emergency Management Guidelines for Telemental Health with Special Considerations for Home Based and Alternative
Kimberley Mullen, Ph.D.; Caitlin Thompson, Ph.D.PDF: Expanding Access to Help for Veterans in Crisis: The Veterans Online Self-Check Quiz
John C. Bradley, M.D.; Brett J. Schneider, M.D.PDF: VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines
Alan Berman, Ph.D.; Lt. Cmdr. Andrew Martin, USMCPDF: Improving Surveillance of Suicides: The Psychological Autopsy
Keith W. Jennings, M.A.PDF: CAMS in a Group Format
David A. Jobes, Ph.D., ABPPPDF: The Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS)
Nancy A. Skopp, Ph.D.; Mark A. Reger, Ph.D.; Gregory A. Gahm, Ph.D.PDF: The Department of Defense Suicide Event Report (DoDSER) and National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) Data Linking Project
Mark A. Reger, Ph.D.PDF: Suicide Surveillance: The DoD Suicide Event Report
Gregory Rimoldi, LCSW; Peter Lewis, PsyD; Chowdary Jampala, MDPDF: Help at the Hip: Increasing Resiliency in High Risk Suicidal Veterans through Interactive Text Messaging
Nigel Bush, Ph.D.PDF: Development of a Virtual Hope Box (VHB) Smartphone Application for Reducing Suicidal Ideation
13:30Jackie GarrickPDF: Task Force Recommendations and DoD Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO) Update
PDF: DoD Task Force Report Update: Progress on the 76 Recommendations
John F. McCarthy, Ph.D., MPHPDF: Body Mass Index and Suicide Risks Among Patients in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Health System
Craig J. Bryan, PsyD, ABPP; M. David Rudd, Ph.D., ABPPPDF: Reasons for Attempting Suicide among Active Duty Soldiers: Clinical Implications
Lt. Cmdr. David Barry, PSY.D., USPHSPDF: Substance Misuse Prevention: Reducing the Risk of Suicide
Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, M.D., MPHPDF: The Veteran and the Public Mental Health System
Robert Bossarte, Ph.D.; Lindsay Hill; Vincent Kane; Rebecca Piegari, M.S.PDF: Housing Placement and Suicide Attempts among Homeless Veterans
Lisa Brenner, Ph.D.; Gregory K. Brown Ph.D.; Marjan G. Holloway, Ph.D.; Barbara Stanley, Ph.D.PDF: Safety Planning
Kenneth NortonPDF: Strategies For Engaging Traditional News Media and New Media/Technology In Promoting Responsible Reporting and Safe
Janet E. Kemp, R.N., Ph.D.; Kimberley Mullen, Ph.D.; Caitlin Thompson, Ph.D.PDF: New Media Services at the National Veterans Crisis Line
Maj. Kathryn E. Kanzler, Psy.D.; Craig J. Bryan, Psy.D.PDF: Contextual Challenges and Considerations for Managing Suicide Risk in Combat Zones: Critical Information for Clinicians and Commanders
Robert Bossarte, Ph.D.; Ira Katz, M.D., Ph.D.; Janet E. Kemp, R.N., Ph.D.PDF: Impact of Staffing Increases and Mental Health Enhancements on Suicide Rates in the VHA
Col. Carl Castro, USA; Diana J. Fitek, Ph.D.; Peter Gutierrez, Ph.D.; Marjan Holloway, Ph.D.; David A. Jobes, Ph.D., ABPPPDF: Status of DoD Funded Suicide Research

Day 2: Thursday, June 21, 2012

TimeSpeakerPresentation
8:00Chaplain (Capt.) Donald P. Troast, USNPDF: Chaplain Support Characteristics
Chaplain (Col.) Dallas E. SpeightPDF: DoD/VA Suicide Prevention Chaplain’s Panel
Chaplain Lowell S. Kronick, M.H.L., B.C.C.PDF: Facts about Veteran Suicide
10:20Maj. Michael McCarthy, USAFPDF: Air Force and Air National Guard Presentation
Gregory Leskin, Ph.D.; Cmdr. Cheryl Peterson, R.N., M.S.N. USPHS Krista Stephenson R.N., M.S.N.PDF: American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Service Members, Veterans, their Families and Communities: A Multi-Agency Suicide Prevention Collaboration
Col. George Glaze; Lt. Col. Thomas Denzler, USA; Bruce Shahbaz, M.S.PDF: Army Presentation: Update on the Health, Discipline, and Risk Reduction of the Army
Lilian Zoellner, Ph.D.PDF: Current Efforts of the NATO Research Task Group on Military Suicide: Preliminary Discussion of Nation-Specific Military Suicide Trends and Prevention Strategies
Donna Holland Barnes, Ph.D.PDF: Enhancing Communication Skills when Managing Suicidal Behavior among People of Color
Darlene Powell Garlington, Ph.D.PDF: Enhancing Communication Skills when Managing Suicidal Behavior among People of Color
Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D.PDF: Harnessing Civilian Mental Health Professionals to Assist Returning Troops, Veterans, and Their Families
Lt. Col. Alfranda Durr, ARNG; Margaret GrandisonPDF: Implementation of a National Peer Support Helpline: Vets4Warriors; 24/7, Confidential Support by Veterans for Veterans
Peter D. Mills, Ph.D., M.S.PDF: Mental Health of UK Armed Forces – A Review of 15 years of Research into UK Armed Forces
Lt. Cmdr. Andrew MartinPDF: Marine Corps Suicide Prevention Program
Lt. Cmdr. Bonnie Chavez, Ph.D., USNPDF: Navy Suicide Prevention Program: Updates and Feedback
Wilfred Pigeon, Ph.D.; Rebecca Bernert, Ph.D.PDF: Poor Sleep is Associated with Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors and Improving Sleep Decreases Suicidal Ideation
Mark Ilgen, Ph.D.PDF: Psychopathology, Iraq and Afghanistan Service, and Suicide among Veterans Health Administration patients
Cherie Castellano , CSW, LPC, AAETSPDF: Reciprocal Peer Support
Hal S. Wortzel, MDPDF: Risk of Death for Veterans on Release From Prison
Vladimir Nacev, Ph.D., ABPP; Lt. Col. Ross Pastel, Ph.D., USA; Evette Pinder, Ph.D., M.P.H.PDF: Sleep: The Risk of Suicidal Behaviors
John Blosnich, Ph.D., MPH; Robert Bossarte, Ph.D.PDF: Suicide Acceptability among U.S. Veterans: Results from the 2010 General Social Survey
13:00Simon Wessely, MAPDF: Surviving the Peace
14:25TAPS PanelPDF: TAPS Panel Images
15:30Lisa J. Colpe, Ph.D., MPHPDF: Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS)
Amy M. Millikan, MD MPHPDF: Army Suicide Surveillance Data Update
Kenneth R. Conner, Psy.D., M.P.H.PDF: Comorbid Mental Disorders and Suicide among Men Receiving Care in the VHA System
Chaplain (Col.) William Sean Lee, NG; Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Daniel J. Thompson, NG ; Thomas Winkel, MA, LPC; Eileen Zeller, M.P.H.PDF: Linking “Partners in Care” with Suicide Prevention: A Partnership between the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Daniel J. Thompson, NGPDF: Linking “Partners in Care” with Suicide Prevention: A Partnership between the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Surg. Capt. John SharpleyPDF: Mental Healthcare provision in UK Armed Forces
Mark Reger, Ph.D.; Nancy Skopp, Ph.D.; Dan Schweisinger; Derek Smolenski, Ph.D.; Melinda Metzger-Abamakong; Gregory Gahm, Ph.D.PDF: Ongoing Research: A Study to Fill Key Epidemiological Gaps
M. David Rudd, Ph.D., ABPPPDF: Practice Guidelines for Civilian Providers
Col. James Griffith, Ph.D., NGPDF: Suicide in the Army National Guard: What is Known for Practice Prevention, Theory, and Future Research
Craig Apperson, M.S., LMHC; Toby Canning, Ph.D.; Andrea Gonzalez, Ph.D.PDF: Suicide Prevention in the National Guard
Lt. Cmdr. Bonnie Chavez, Ph.D., USN; Geoff PatrissiPDF: The Command Stress Assessment: A New Tool for Leaders
Rajeev Ramchand, Ph.D.PDF: The War Within: Preventing Suicide in the U.S. Military

Day 3: Friday, June 22, 2012

TimeSpeakerPresentation
08:00Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, USMCPDF: Senior Enlisted Leaders Forum
Mike TurnerPDF: The Community “Guidon” Model: An MHA Project to Build a Nationwide Peer Navigator Network
Pamela S. Hyde, J.D.PDF: Remarks by SAMHSA Administrator and Introduction of HHS Secretary
11:15Stephen H Axelrad, Ph.D.; Jackie GarrickPDF: Assessing the Needs of Reserve Component Frontline Leaders and Support Professionals: The Suicide Prevention and Resiliency Resource Initiative (SPRRI)
Special Agent Mike Keleher, NCIS; Special Agent Karen Arita, NCISPDF: NCIS Investigation Protocols in Death and Suicide Cases with Navy and Marine Corps Members or their Families
Marianne Goodman, M.D.PDF: High Risk Suicidal Behavior in Veterans- Assessment of Predictors and Efficacy of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Linda Fulton, Ph.D.; Maggie ThrockmortonPDF: A Federal-State Training Collaboration to Meet the Behavioral Health Care Needs of Service Members and Their Families
Douglas G. Kondo, M.D.PDF: Suicide and Brain Chemical Changes with Altitude
Mark L. De Santis, Psy.D.PDF: Evaluation of Multisite E-learning Training in the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality in VA Mental Health
Christine Lagana-Riordan, Ph.D., LCSW-CPDF: Identifying Risk Factors for Suicide and Barriers to Behavioral Health Care in Military Populations Using Focus Groups
Sonja Batten, Ph.D.PDF: Department of Veterans Affairs: Mental Health Campaign "Make the Connection”
Craig J. Bryan, Psy.D., ABPPPDF: Combat Exposure and Suicidality
Cynthia Thomsen, Ph.D.PDF: Negative Life Events and Post-Deployment Suicidal Behavior
Susan BlaunerPDF: Operation Decisive Victory: Skill Building and Mental Health Strategies for Overcoming Suicidal Ideation

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