Request for Presenters: Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

| April 13, 2015

Request for Presenters: Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) is pleased to be releasing a call for presenters for the Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference. This conference will be held in Flagstaff, Arizona at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino and Resort July 15th & 16th, 2015.

The duration for each presentation/workshop will be either 60 minute or 90 minute sessions. In addition to the topics below we accept poster presentations, panel discussions, and trainings. If you are able to present on one of the below or a related topic, please complete the presenter application.Click here for the Call for Presenters and Presenter Application.


NACA is looking for dynamic individuals who can provide presentations/workshops on the following topics:

  • Cultural differences in suicide
  • Legal / ethical dilemmas involving suicide
  • Evidence based programing
  • Suicide prevention and referral options for small communities
  • Suicide and survivor issues on high school & college campuses
  • Bullying & suicide
  • Youth empowerment/peer support
  • Suicide in the elderly & middle age populations
  • Attempt survivor issues
  • Addiction related suicides/substance abuse co-occurring
  • De-escalation techniques and approach techniques when speaking with teens on suicide
  • Therapeutic interventions
  • Suicide screening, assessment and intervention strategies
  • Postvention
  • Suicide in the LGBTQA community
  • Suicide in veteran populations
  • Suicide with children & youth
  • Resiliency & coping skills
  • Clinical treatment discussions
  • Clarification of SMI (Seriously mentally Ill) issues separate from suicide
  • Spirituality (recovering it in the wake of suicide)
  • Clinician survivors
  • Advocacy training

The deadline for submission is May 1st 2015. Late submissions will be considered dependent upon availability.


For questions please contact Brandy Judson, Community Development Director: or (928) 526-2968, ext 135.

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