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2018 Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium Speaker Slides

 

Newcomer Orientation – JoEllen Tarallo, Ed.D – VT-SPC Overview

 

Welcome from Melissa Bailey, Commissioner of Vermont Department of Mental Health – Overview Slide

 

Keynote:  James Wright, LCPC, SAMHSA – “Are We Making a Difference?  The Changing Landscape of Suicide Prevention”

 

Featured Plenary:  Thomas Delaney, PhD –  “Recent Suicide Trends in Vermont:  What are We Learning?”

 

WORKSHOP:  Notes From the Field:  Screening Tools Utilized Across Settings

 

Adam Lesser (for Kelly Posner) – Solving Our Common Problem:  Screening with the C_SSRS and Making Data Driven Policy to Save Lives

 

Robert Althoff, MD, PhD – “Suicide Risk Assessments in Hospitals Using Systematic Expert Risk Assessment for Suicide (SERAS)”

 

Sarah Arias, PhD – “The Emergency Department Safety Assessment and Follow-up Evaluation (ED-SAFE) study:  The Impact of Implementing Universal Suicide Risk Screening”

 

WORKSHOP:  Improving Systems:  Practice Improvement and Reaching Veterans Not in VA Care

James Wright Slides

 

 

WORKSHOP:  The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale:  Saving Lives, Reducing Workloads and Reducing Liability”

Adam Lesser, LCSW

Slides:  “Identification, Triage, and Monitoring Using the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale – Increasing Precision, Improving Care Delivery and Redirecting Scarce Resources”

 

Link to C-SSRS Video

 

WORKSHOP:  Reducing Short Term Suicide Risk After Hospitalization (CAMS)

Kate Comtois, PhD, MPH

 

Slides  “Reducing Short Term Suicide Risk after Hospitalization (CAMS)

Handout:  “Reducing Short Term Suicide Risk after Hospitalization (CAMS)

 

WORKSHOP:  Integrated Health Care Strategies:  How Three Sites Are Implementing a Clinical Pathway to Suicide Prevention

 

Peter Mills, PhD, MS and Meghan Snitkin, LICSW – “Integrated Health Care Strategies in VA”

 

Meghan McFadden Slides:  Collaborative Assessment & Management of Suicidality (CAMS) in Primary Care

 

Meghan McFadden Handout:  “The CAMS Approach to Suicide Risk:  Philosophy and clinical procedures”, By David A. Jobes

 

Alison Miley, MSW – “Embedding a Mental Health Clinician in SASH Housing”

 

WORKSHOP:  Substance Use Disorders and Suicide:  A Chance for Clinicians to Talk

 

Tom Delaney, PhD – “Substance Abuse, Suicide and Young People in Vermont:  What do the Data Tell Us?”

Win Turner, PhD, LADC – “Vermont SBIRT – Outcomes & Lessons”

Debby Haskins, LADC – “Substance Use Disorders and Suicide”