Suicide Prevention Summit

Thursday, September 22, 2022
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. CENTRAL TIME

Increase your understanding of suicide, its prevalence and the risk factors for specific populations, and acquire tools for prevention, assessment and intervention.

Who should attend:

Social workers and counselors
School counselors
Clergy and pastoral care
Law enforcement officials
Medical assistants
Youth leaders
Student service personnel
Interested/affected community members

In partnership:

La Crosse Area Suicide Prevention Initiative
UW-La Crosse Extended Learning

Suicide Prevention Summit Planning Committee Members

Nicole Balsamo, Community Member, La Crosse Dance Centre
Tim Blumentritt, B.S.W., Care Center
Julie Dietz, B.S.N, La Crosse County Health Department
Cassandra Fanelli, Clinical Therapist, La Crosse County Human Services
Karen Fryseth, Peer Specialist, Gundersen Health System
Vicky Gundersen, Community Participant and Parent Advocate
Christine Hughes, M.S.W., Gundersen Health System
Amy Kuester, CRS, Great Rivers 211
Deb Mahr, R.N., Kaitlin's Table
Jenny Root, CSW, La Crosse County Human Services
Colleen Sibert, AGNP-C, Tomah VAMC
Maria Towle, MSW, APSW, SAC-IT, Stein Counseling & Consulting Services LTD