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2-Day Registration: October 8 & 9
2-Day Registration: October 8 & 9

This is a link to the American Association of Suicidology's web store. Tickets to attend our conference may be purchased via this link. Tickets are $200.

If you have lost someone to suicide you may utilize the promotional code NLTC:LossSurvivor to receive a 50% discount on your ticket.

1-Day Registration: Tuesday, October 8
1-Day Registration: Tuesday, October 8

This ticket is for admission to:

  • Attendance to one day of the conference on Tuesday, October 8 only.
  • A Tuesday evening screening of THE S WORD DOCUMENTARY
  • Lunch on Tuesday, October 8

If you are a survivor of suicide loss, you may apply the promotional code: NLTC:LossSurvivor to receive a 50% discount on conference registration fees.

1-Day Registration: Wednesday, October 9
1-Day Registration: Wednesday, October 9

This ticket is for admission to:

  • Attendance to one day of the conference on Wednesday, October 9 only.
  • A Tuesday evening screening of THE S WORD DOCUMENTARY
  • Lunch on Wednesday, October 9

If you are a survivor of suicide loss, you may apply the promotional code: NLTC:LossSurvivor to receive a 50% discount on conference registration fees.

The S Word - Documentary screening with Director Lisa Klein
The S Word - Documentary screening with Director Lisa Klein

The National LOSS Team Conference focuses on advancing postvention efforts, which take place in the aftermath of a suicide. Conference attendees will be introduced to the Active Postvention Model (APM) developed by Dr. Frank Campbell, and will engage a variety of presentations and sessions that touch upon survivor experiences, systems of support, and healing.

This year's conference will be held at the Visalia Convention Center on October 8 & 9 in Visalia, California.

We are holding a special screening of the award-winning documentary The S Word, with a discussion and Q&A with the film's director Lisa Klein. This event will be held at the Visalia Convention Center in the Exhibit Hall on Tuesday, October 8 starting at 6:30 p.m.

Refreshments will be served.

If you register for 1-Day or 2-Day conference tickets you do not need to purchase a ticket for The S Word. Admission is included as part of your conference registration. These tickets are for those who would like to participate in this event but are not attending our conference.

Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR): Thursday, October 10
Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR): Thursday, October 10

Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk: Core Competencies for Mental Health Professionals (AMSR) is a one-day training designed for health and behavioral health professionals interested in the latest intersectional suicide care practices.
 

AMSR Curricula

Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk: Core Competencies for Health and Behavioral Health Professionals Working in Outpatient Settings (AMSR-Outpatient) is a 6.5-hour in-person training for behavioral health clinicians with a master’s degree or above.
 
Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk: Core Competencies for Behavioral Health Professionals Working in Inpatient Settings (AMSR-Inpatient) is a 6.5-hour in-person training for behavioral health clinicians with a master’s degree or above.
 
Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk for Direct Care Staff Working in Outpatient Health and Behavioral Health Care Settings is a 3.5-hour training for staff who provide direct care to clients and support the clinicians managing client treatment.
 
Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk for Direct Care Staff Working in Inpatient Behavioral Health Care Settings is a 3.5-hour training for staff who provide direct care to clients and support the clinicians managing client treatment.
 
Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Professionals is a 6.5-hour in-person training for providers who offer any level of substance use treatment to clients at risk for suicide.
 

Participants who complete the full-day AMSR-Outpatient or AMSR-Inpatient training are eligible for 6.5 continuing education (CE) credits from NASW, NBCC, and APA, as well as continuing medical education credits (CME). Completion of the AMSR substance use disorder (SUD) training includes 6.5 CE credit hours with NAADAC, NASW and NBCC.

Program Objectives

After training, participants will have:

Increased knowledge in the following core competencies: maintaining an effective attitude and approach, collecting accurate assessment information, formulating risk, developing a treatment and services plan, and managing care.
Increased willingness, confidence, and clarity in working with individuals at risk for suicide.
Increased ability to identify how they can better care for individuals at risk for suicide.