The Connect Program: Recognizing and Responding to Suicide Risk in those Impacted by Substance Use Disorder
– Priority Registration for IDN5 Members Until July 13
with Ann Duckless
A 6 hour training event on July 27, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)
Training to be held at Lakes Region Mental Health, 40 Beacon St. East, Laconia, NH 03247
PRESENTATION: Substance use prevention and treatment providers are on the front lines of suicide prevention efforts. Designated a National Best Practice program, Connect training utilizes a unique community-based, public health approach designed to increase the competence of substance abuse prevention and treatment providers in recognizing and responding to individuals who are suicidal or at risk for suicide. Connect Suicide Prevention and Intervention Training includes a review of National Best Practice suicide prevention/intervention policies and procedures specific to the substance abuse fields, interactive case scenarios, and discussion on how to integrate key community services for an effective and comprehensive response.
PRESENTER: Ann Duckless, has worked at NAMI NH in the Connect Suicide Prevention Program for the past eight years, offering trainings in suicide prevention and postvention to a variety of audiences, to include college campuses, military installations, tribal nations, and communities. She brings over 20 years of experience in substance abuse prevention and treatment to the Connect Program. Ann’s varied professional work experiences including teaching at the high school and college levels, inpatient and outpatient counseling for substance abuse-addictions, youth prevention community work at the statewide level, and a unique systems perspective in dealing with public health issues. Trained as a cultural competence trainer by the Anti-Defamation League, Ann embraces and promotes cultural sensitivity to issues of gender, race, ethnicity, language, religion, disability, and sexual orientation/identity. Ann is a foster parent who also teaches classes to other foster/adoptive parents. Her work in suicide prevention honors the students and friends she has known who have died by suicide.
Fee: Preference will be given to IDN5 members and as space allows, *NHADACA Members: $50; *Non-Members $60; *NBCC add $5. Lunch will be on your own. For registration information contact: 603-225-7060 firstname.lastname@example.org. NOTE: If you are not a member of IDN5, your registration will not be accepted until 3 weeks before the scheduled training date.
Certified Prevention Specialist Domains: 2, 3, & 6
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 1, 4, 5, 11 & 12
CRSW Performance Domains: 1-4
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.