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Noah Galloway
Cheryl Dodson
Karen Cook Thomas

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Open to the public, all mental health & other professionals & graduate students

An important public conversation about suicide prevention and intervention, featuring keynote speakers: Noah Galloway, Karen Cook Thomas, and Cheryl Dodson. Looking at the many questions suicide brings:

  • How to help?
  • What are the signs?
  • What to say or not to say?
  • How to grieve?

Followed by a Q&A panel with Judith Harrington, PhD, LPC-S, LMFT and Steve Sweatt, LPC-S, LMFT and moderated by Janice Rogers, WBRC Fox 6.

Judith Harrington
Steve Sweatt
Janice Rogers
Judith Harrington

Friday, August 18, 2023

Open to all mental health & other professionals & graduate students

The Friday workshop, led by Judith Harrington, PhD, LPC-S, LMFT/University of Montevallo and Steve Sweatt, LPC-S, LMFT/Community Grief Support, will address the differences between aftercare for attempt survivors and survivors of suicide loss; how to deliver effective postventive care (aftercare) for the suicidally bereaved; how to distinguish between normative grief and suicidal bereavement, and clinical areas of concern.

Steve Sweatt, clinical director
Steve Sweatt

Sponsored by

The University of Montevallo (UM) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4323. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. University of Montevallo and Community Grief Support (CGS) are solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

A total possible NBCC 8 CE credit hours are available (2/Thursday, 6/Friday, or 8/Thursday & Friday). CE Certificates will be provided upon completion of attendance check-in, conference, and evaluations. Social Workers: Approved for 6 hours of social work continuing education units for Friday, August 18, 2023. 

Certificates will be provided at the conference or within 7 days after the conclusion of the programs via email. This educational program has been approved by NBCC as a co-sponsored event with the University of Montevallo and Community Grief Support.