Monday, December 21, 2015

suicide to Hope: A Recovery and Growth Workshop

Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 OR Thursday, February 4, 2016
Time: 8:30 am— 4:30 pm. (Please arrive early to complete registration process.) 
Location: Douglas County Sheriff’s Office—Highlands Ranch Substation 9250 Zotos Drive, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 
Cost: $150.00 lunch provided by Cedar Springs Hospital 
6 CEUs available 

suicide to Hope: A Recovery and Growth Workshop is a one-day workshop primarily designed for clinicians and other professional caregivers who work with persons recently at risk of and currently safe from suicide. It provides tools to help these caregivers and persons with experiences of suicide work together to develop achievable and significant recovery and growth goals.

To register and for more information, please contact: Casey Metzler 970-471-2352 or

Who should attend:
Clinicians and other professional caregivers who provide therapeutic services.

Why recovery and growth? 
Recovery and growth approaches have demonstrated significant positive impacts in mental health, substance abuse, and trauma but have not been developed for use with those recovering from suicide. 

Overall Mission:
To strengthen hope by increasing the ability of helpers to hear, understand and work with the wants and needs of persons recovering from and growing through suicide.

Learning Goal: To encourage and enable participants to apply a recovery and growth oriented approach to working with persons previously at risk and currently safe from suicide.

Participant Objectives:

As a result of participation in this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how suicide experiences provide an opportunity for recovery and growth work;
  • Recognize how their helping qualities might impact recovery and growth work; 
  • Understand a schematic of common issues and related recovery and growth opportunities; 
  • Apply a model for setting recovery and growth goals; and, a framework for monitoring and coordinating recovery and growth work. 

Friday, December 11, 2015

Injury and Violence Prevention: Gaining Momentum in 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
12:00 - 1:30 PM 

Are you looking for that spark to start your new year? Are you ready to be inspired?

Join the South to Southwest (S2SW) Injury Prevention Network and the Safe States Alliance for an inspiring first-of-the year presentation about why the work we do in injury and violence prevention is important, relevant, and exciting. This is a great opportunity to find inspiration and motivation for your work in 2016.

Our speaker, Dr. David Hemenway, Professor of Health Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health, and author of the book, While We Were Sleeping: Success Stories in Injury and Violence Prevention, will outline how the public health science behind injury prevention has enabled our field to accomplish great things in the past, and help us understand the possibilities for the future. This important presentation will help ground your work in a broader context, and help you understand the wider field of injury prevention.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

10th Annual Bridging the Divide: Suicide Awareness and Prevention Summit

Submit a Presentation Proposal: SPCC is eager to learn ways in which our colleagues are using research to inform the development of best practices, and working to promote resiliency and recovery for at-risk individuals. 

SPCC is excited to announce that the 2016 Bridging the Divide (BtD) Suicide Awareness and Prevention Summit will be held May 5-6, 2016, at the Regis University Lowell Campus.

This year's theme is, "Pathways to Resiliency, Strength and Recovery," and this state-wide conference, hosted by the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado (SPCC) will examine promising evidence-based practices that decrease the likelihood that suicide will occur, assist those who struggle with suicidal thinking, and help survivors of suicide loss regain their equilibrium following a loved one's suicide attempt or death.

The BtD Planning Committee has been hard at work to make sure you have an educational and thought provoking experience. We have confirmed Shelley Marshall, as one of our keynote speakers. Shelley's theatrical performance, "Hold Mommy's Cigarette...One Woman's Journey Through Generations of Mental Illness," a solo dark comedy about life, mental illness, and survival. Since Shelley's suicide attempt 16 years ago, her desire to live an authentic life has proved to be her greatest success. Shelley's performance reveals her secret truths behind mental illness and the lived experience of sharing that secret.

The BtD Planning Committee is seeking presentations to round out the educational offerings at the Summit. SPCC is seeking presentations for three educational tracks:
  • Resiliency: This track will address the concept of resiliency and how it relates to suicide prevention, mental illness, and suicide loss survivors.
  • Recovery: This track addresses the ways in which people achieve, demonstrate, and maintain recovery from risks, trauma, loss, and suicidal thinking or acts.
  • Research: This track addresses promising research developments in the field of suicide prevention and mental wellness.
SPCC is eager to showcase ways in which our colleagues are using research to inform the development of best practices, and working to promote resiliency and recovery for at-risk individuals. For more information and/or to submit a proposal, please click this link to download the Call for Presentations. Submissions are due by close of business on February 1, 2016. Speakers will be notified by February 16 if their presentation was accepted.

In addition to the Call for Presentations, SPCC is also seeking sponsors for the Summit. Please visit the sponsorship page for more information on the sponsorship categories and benefits. Sponsorship funds help support conference speakers and scholarships and provide your organization with outreach/networking opportunities to an engaged audience.

Please continue to check the Summit web site at for updated information as it becomes available. Registration will open on February 16, 2016.

We hope to see you May 5-6, 2016, at Regis University. You don't want to miss the educational and networking opportunities provided by attending this meeting!

Are you interested in becoming a BtD Sponsor?

Click here for more details.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Funding Opportunity through CO Health Foundation

The Colorado Health Foundation would like to hear from school districts, charter schools, nonprofit organizations and government agencies that are interested in future Creating Healthy Schools funding opportunities which includes:

Creating Healthy Schools: Local Planning and Assessment, aims to support local planning, capacity-building and community collaboration efforts.

Creating Healthy Schools: Local Implementation, intends to assist strategy execution in specifics areas related to building or increasing healthy schools work.

Creating Healthy Schools: Statewide Systems Building, supports systems-level and infrastructure work.

Intent to Participate forms are requested by Nov. 30, 2015. Following the November deadline, organizations interested in this work are invited to submit a grant proposal to the Foundation in February 2016. Submitting the Intent to Participateform does not guarantee future funding.

We are eager to hear both from existing partners and those we have not worked with before. Based on feedback in theIntent to Participate forms, the Foundation will provide information and guidance to support local organizations in developing their applications. Please see additional details in the Intent to Participate forms and funding opportunities. We welcome your feedback on what would be most helpful as you consider applying.

Questions or feedback?
Please contact Tiffany Perrin, program officer, Healthy Living, 303.953.3617.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Safe Infant Sleep: Innovative National and State Efforts to Protect Our Youngest

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
1:00-2:00 PM Mountain Standard Time

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) is the leading cause of injury fatality for those under age one. This webinar shares examples of a national framework and a state campaign to prevent sleep-related infant deaths. The webinar will begin with information about the National Action Plan to Increase Safe Infant Sleep, a theory-based approach to changing the behaviors of families and other caregivers to implement safe sleep and breastfeeding. The plan, which can inform public health initiatives and provide a way to track and share successes on a national level, was developed by the National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep, a coalition of over 60 national organizations, including SUID/SIDS-focused organizations and initiatives, breastfeeding support organizations, national membership and advocacy organizations for advancing public health initiatives, MCHB program representatives, early childhood care organizations, maternal and child education and wellness organizations, health care provider organizations, media, and businesses, as well as the Children's Safety Network. Webinar participants will also learn about innovative safe sleep activities that have been implemented in Tennessee in collaboration with hospitals, community-based agencies, and first responders, and they will hear about the evaluation results of those activities.

The webinar capacity is limited. Please register now.

This webinar will be recorded and the recording will be posted on the CSN website.

It may take up to two weeks for the recording to be posted. 

Please note that we do not offer CEUs or certificates for our webinars.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Study: Enhancing Patient-Provider Communication: Identification and Treatment of Perinatal Mood Disorders

Healthcare providers (HCPs) play an integral role in promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors, such as reducing perinatal mood disorders during pregnancy. This study aims to learn more about the effects of educational webbased modules on patient-provider communication relating to managing perinatal mood disorders among a sample of HCPs.

HCPs will be asked to complete a web-based training that is designed to:

  • Improve ability to build rapport and convey empathy while delivering patient-centered care
  • Identify national guidelines pertaining to perinatal mood disorders (i.e. how to identify and screen for perinatal mood disorders) 
  • Develop knowledge and skills to increase intent to talk about perinatal mood disorders with patients 
  • Improve familiarity with challenges and concerns of pregnant women and adherence to recommended treatment 
  • Increase level of confidence and comfort in discussing topics related to perinatal mood disorders 
  • Improve ability to locate local and national resources to promote management of perinatal mood disorders. 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

SIM LPHA funding opportunity

Local public health agencies in Colorado that have prioritized mental health, substance abuse and/or obesity in the community needs assessment or the community health improvement plan are eligible to apply for a new funding opportunity.Those LPHAs who have not are strongly encouraged to partner as a regional applicant with an LPHA that identified one or all of these as a priority. CDPHE’s Prevention Services Division is soliciting responses for the State Innovation Model Local Public Health Behavioral Health Promotion and Prevention of Behavioral Health Disorders Funding Opportunity (SIM LPHA).

Download the application packet - Applications due Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 by 5:00 pm

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

October is SIDS Awareness Month

Division of Reproductive Health Global Activity eUpdate

Learn how CDC and partners are addressing SIDS and other types of sleep-related infant deaths among Native Americans with the 1,000 Grandmothers project.

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American Indians/Alaska Natives have the highest rates of SIDS and other sleep-related deaths among all racial and ethnic groups. To address this disparity among the Native American population, CDC partnered with the International Association of Indigenous Aging and the Michigan Public Health Institute to design and implement the 1,000 Grandmothers project. This project created opportunities for tribal elders (especially grandmothers) to mentor and educate young Native parents on safe sleep practices for infants. Each site used adaptations of selected Healthy Native Babies materials and selected a cultural activity that honored the traditions of the tribe.
Read more about SIDS and other types of sleep-related infant deaths as well as other CDC activities to address this problem at

Read more about SUID and SIDS from CDC's Division of Reproductive Health.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Funding available for 2016 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure Projects

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has announced their 2016 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure Projects Grant Applications for project funding. The guidelines and application is posted on the CDOT website at

The CDOT Transportation Commission recently approved the continuation of the Colorado Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program by committing to fund the grant program with $2 million for infrastructure projects and $0.5 million for non-infrastructure projects, beginning in FY 2016 (July-June).

The goal of SRTS is to help schools, school districts and local communities enable and encourage more children in Kindergarten through 8th grade to safely bicycle and walk to and from school.

Eligible activities include, but are not limited to:
  • Planning, design, and construction of safe school routes for children to walk and bike to and from school
  • Planning, design, and construction of facilities for pedestrians and bicyclists to travel to and from school
  • Educating children, parents, and communities about safe walking and bicycling practices and the health benefits that result from walking and bicycling to and from school
To provide guidance on completing the application and understanding the requirements of a CDOT grant, the Colorado SRTS program manager will be hosting grantee training sessions at various locations throughout the state in mid-November. Please email me if you are interested in applying for a grant or would like to attend a training.

Funds are awarded through a statewide competitive process and chosen by an appointed advisory committee. Funding is available for one or two year projects.

Applications are due to CDOT-SRTS by COB Friday, January 8, 2016. A Word version of the application is available upon request.

For more information, contact Leslie Feuerborn, Colorado SRTS Program Manager at 303.757.9088 or

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Child Fatality Prevention System Epidemiologist and Data Analyst Job Posting

The Child Fatality Prevention System at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is seeking an outstanding epidemiologist/data analyst to: 
  • Manage the data collection and analysis components of the Colorado Child Fatality Prevention System
  • Provide technical assistance to state and local partners regarding how to interpret and use child fatality data to inform injury and violence prevention programming
  • Oversee local review team input into the National Center Data Collection Website and assure data quality 
  • Analyze Colorado child fatality data to identify populations and geographic locations with increased risk of child death due to traffic crashes, unintentional injury, violence, sudden unexpected infant death, suicide, child abuse and neglect, and undetermined causes

The position is open until Friday, October 9, 2015

Friday, September 4, 2015

How to Talk to a Child about a Suicide Attempt in Your Family

If there has been a recent suicide attempt in your family, this may be one of the toughest experiences you and your children may ever face. It is important to take care of yourself, so that you are better able to care for your child.

This guide is intended to provide you with some of that support, and also share other resources that may be helpful for you now and as your family recovers. The guide is not intended to replace professional mental health advice. In fact, it may be best to use this along with professional support if you or your child is struggling with how to talk about this difficult subject.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

#CO4Kids Update - Sept. 1, 2015

A newsletter from the Child Abuse & Neglect Public Awareness Campaign

September is National Baby Safety Month and #CO4Kids is ready to join in on the conversation! Baby Safety Month was created by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) in 1983 and exists to increase consumer awareness of safety issues and the safe selection and use of baby products.

social media calendar heavily focused on the health and safety of babies has been created and uploaded to the 
Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Campaign ToolkitIf you have any events, training, or helpful information that you would like #CO4Kids or partners to share during National Baby Safety Month, please email it to me throughout the month. 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Funding Opportunity: LAUNCH Together Phase I Community Planning Grant

LAUNCH-Logo-cmyk-4-inchWe are excited to announce a new funding opportunity to support Colorado communities in advancing children's social and emotional health. This opportunity is possible through a collaboration of seven Colorado-based foundations: The Ben and Lucy Ana Fund of the Walton Family Foundation, Buell Foundation, Caring for Colorado Foundation, the Colorado Health Foundation, Community First Foundation, The Piton Foundation at Gary Community Investments and Rose Community Foundation.

Funding Opportunity:  LAUNCH Together Phase I Community Planning Grant

The LAUNCH Together initiative is inspired and informed by SAMHSA's Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health) initiative and Colorado Project LAUNCH partners.  LAUNCH Together is inviting applications from Colorado communities interested in expanding evidence-based prevention and promotion practices and building coordinated systems to support the wellness of children prenatal through age 8 with a focus on behavioral health and social and emotional development.

LAUNCH Together aims to 1) invest in communities to plan and implement effective community-based strategies and train professionals in a variety of settings; 2) bring together public and private partners to communicate what works, raise awareness and support policy changes to sustain effective community practices; and 3) evaluate the project and provide technical assistance to grantees.

Grants awarded through this funding opportunity will support communities in conducting a comprehensive planning process, including an environmental scan of systems and programs in the grantee's community as well as development of a strategic plan to guide the work. 

Due Date for Applications: Oct.19, 2015, 5:00 p.m. MST
Estimated Number of Awards: Up to 7
Estimated Award Amount: Up to $55,000 per award

Get more information about this funding opportunity by visiting or contacting project staff:

Join us for a screening of the "Raising of America" series!

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Join us for a screening of Raising of America.
The Raising of America is a 5-part documentary series and public engagement campaign that explores how a strong start for all our kids can lead to a healthier, safer, better educated and more prosperous and equitable America. Experiences in early childhood lay the foundation for lifelong physical, emotional and cognitive health and well-being.
Screening times & location:

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 12 pm - 1 pm (Episode 1)
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 12 pm - 1 pm (Episode 2)
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 12 pm - 1 pm (Episode 3)
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 12 pm - 1 pm (Episode 4)
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 12 pm - 1 pm (Episode 5)

All screenings will be held at CDPHE, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver, CO in building C, room C1A.
Episode 1: The Raising of America Signature Hour
This hour-long episode interweaves the latest discoveries from neuroscience with the stories of families and communities struggling to provide the nurturing environments all babies and young children need to thrive—while too often hindered by social conditions that put their children on low developmental trajectories. 
Episode 2: Once Upon a Time
Just imagine how things might be different if, for the past four decades, all American children had access to high-quality early care and ed. It almost happened. Back in 1971, Congress passed a bill providing high-quality, universal childcare, home visiting and other services from birth to age five to every family that wanted it. President Nixon’s 11th hour veto marked the first time “family values” was invoked to undermine pro-family and child initiatives. The veto marked a critical inflection point from our path towards a more inclusive nation to today’s “you’re-on-your-own” society.
Episode 3: Are We Crazy About Our Kids?
Investing in high-quality early care and education pays for itself in many ways and many times over. This episode brings to life the classic economic studies of Perry Preschool and other initiatives conducted by Nobel laureate James Heckman, former Federal Reserve economist Arthur Rolnick and others which illustrate how we can either invest early for success or pay more for failure later. So, what is holding us back?
Episode 4: Wounded Places
Too many children in America, especially children of color in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty, are exposed to adversity, violence, neglect and other forms of trauma and show symptoms similar to PTSD—except there is no “post.” Traveling to Philadelphia and Oakland, this episode chronicles the stories of children shook by violence and adversity and asks not “What’s wrong with you?” but “What happened to you?” and how can traumatized children and neighborhoods heal.
Episode 5: DNA Is Not Destiny
New scientific discoveries reveal how fetal and early childhood environments quite literally change brain architecture and other bio-regulatory systems—from the stress response to metabolism. Early environments—be they chemical or socioeconomic—can alter not the genes babies inherit but the epigenetic “volume controls” which turn genes on and off. These epigenetic switches can influence the self-regulation of emotions and behaviors, cognitive function, even the susceptibility to chronic diseases as people age.
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Youth, Education and Safety in Schools (Y.E.S.S.) Event in Larkspur

The Rotary Club of Castle Pines is hosting a fun family event in support of Douglas County youth through the Y.E.S.S Program (Youth, Education and Safety in Schools). 

The details of the event are as follows:  

When: Sunday August 23rd - 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Where: Bar Double F Ranch - 2295 Elk View Road, Larkspur, CO 80188 
Signs will be posted for driving from Tomah Rd & I-25/Frontage Rd Intersection or Highway 105 & Tomah Rd. intersection.

This will be a fun afternoon for families to enjoy award winning Blue Grass Music by GRASS IT UP, delicious BBQ, select beer and wine and of course food and activities for young people including bounce houses face painting and dancing.

Cost:  $25 per Adult - $10 / Child under 9 years of age

Purchase Tickets Here:  

What is the Y.E.S.S. Program

The Y.E.S.S. Program initiated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and runs in partnership with the Douglas County School District, Castle Rock Police Department and Parker Police Department.  The program is designed to educate youth in classroom instruction by Sheriff’s Deputies and Police Officers regarding internet safety, substance abuse prevention, teen relationships, suicide prevention, and much more!  Today’s youth face so many more challenges and without this instruction they are left to making choices without the information required to make right ones! 

The Y.E.S.S. program was initiated at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, but is not fully funded by tax dollars.  The Program has already received national recognition through an award of Excellence for the work and results being accomplished.  The Rotary Club of Castle Pines though their fundraising efforts and application for grants through the Rotary District has provided support for this important work. However, their support has barely made a small contribution compared to the need and therefore they have initiated an annual BBQ BREWS and BANJOS family event.  Because of the Rotary’s focus is for the youth of our community, they felt a family friendly event was appropriate to support.

If you cannot attend, please feel free to make a tax deductible contribution to the effort at the web address noted above.  Additionally please view the auction items listed at the site and make a bid for items of your choice!

We hope to see you at the event for a fun family afternoon!!

Monday, August 17, 2015

2015 Colorado Safe Schools Summit

1500 E 128th Ave., Thornton, Colorado 80241-2602Wednesday, October 14 - Thursday, October 15, 20158:00 AM-4:00 PM (check-in at 7:30 AM)Registration is required.

Registration for this event is on the CO Train System at
Search for this event by Course ID: 1056986
Click on the title of the conference, “2015 Colorado Safe Schools Summit”.
Certificates of Attendance will be given out at the end of each day.

Keynote Speakers

Stephen Sroka, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and consultant who will use cutting-edge re-search, humor and inspiring real-life stories to facilitate learning about safe schools and their relationship to academic and life success.

David Schonfeld, M.D. is Professor of Social Work and Pediatrics at the Southern California Children's Hospital and Director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement. He served as a member of the Sandy Hook Advi-sory Commission and will share recommendations from the commission report.Finessa Ferrell is Director of Initiatives for the Colorado Education Initiative and in this roles she oversees efforts in school climate change, equity, student behavioral health, and social emotional learning. Before joining CEI, Finessa led the National Center for School Engagement and the Colorado office of Homeless Youth Services.

Lynn Riemer, affectionately known as the “Martha Stewart of Meth Labs,” has over 10 years of experience working in Narcotics. Lynn was a Forensic Chemist with the DEA and spent seven years as the Chemist /Criminalist with the North Metro Drug Task Force in Denver.

Who should attend?

  • Administrators
  • Teachers
  • School Safety Teams
  • School/Community Mental Health Professionals
  • School Resource Officers
  • First Responders
  • Parents
  • Anyone who works with youth


24 Interesting workshops including:
Michael Song 
"The Impact of Marijuana Legalization"
Dr. Kate Cumbo 
"What Would the Dalai Lama Do?"
Sarah Brummett 
"Colorado State Suicide Prevention"
Janise McNally and Amy Plog 
" Mindfulness as a Strategy to Support School Safety"
BASIC Prep - Building DNA, ServPro,
Pinnacle Charter School, Adam 12

And more!

For questions or more information Contact CSSRC:


Monday, August 3, 2015

Colorado9to25: State of the Youth Address & Conversation

Join us for the CO9to25 State of the Youth Address & Conversation in August!
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State of the Youth
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Please join us for an afternoon dedicated to checking in on Colorado's progress toward supporting every young person to reach their full potential.

We’ll look at data and trends that are affecting youth and have conversations about how to engage young people in reading and responding to data along their paths to success.

The event is open to all youth and adults and will be held in two locations on two different dates.
  • Webinar access will be available. 
  • Registration is requested.
  • Light snacks will be provided.
Breckenridge on August 13th, 2015
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
in collaboration with Think Big
The Village at Breckenridge

535 South Park Avenue, Breckenridge 80424

Denver on August 14th, 2015
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sam Gary Branch Library,
2961 Roslyn St. Denver, CO 80238
We kindly request your registration for the event. Whether you plan to attend in person or via webinar, please register at:

You are welcomed and encouraged to share this invitation!
What is Colorado9to25?
Colorado 9to25 (CO9to25) is a collective, action-oriented network of youth and adults working in partnership to align efforts to achieve positive outcomes for all youth in Colorado. It takes collaborative action to ensure that all young people ages 9-25 are   safehealthyeducatedconnected and contributing.

Call for Speakers -- 2016 Fire & Life Safety Educators Conference of the Rockies


It’s that time of year again.  The Fire & Life Safety Educators of Colorado (FLSEC), a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is presenting the 23rd Fire and Life Safety Educators Conference of the Rockies, April 26-28, 2016.  We’re moving to the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

This three-day conference will feature speakers from across the continent on a range of topics designed to empower life safety professionals and similarly-minded emergency responders and private industry leaders to become better risk reduction resources in our fields.  Although the conference is several months away, preparations are underway. The annual call for speakers is one step toward producing another vibrant and educational conference.

Our conference is more than fire safety and fire prevention (although those topics remain important).  We’re committed to injury and illness prevention, all-hazards community risk reduction, community resiliency, instructional methodology and program improvement.  The only limit to course topics is your imagination.  We’d like to invite you and your colleagues to propose programs for this conference.  We offer courses in three formats: 20-minute sprint sessions, 90-minute breakout sessions and 3-hour workshops.

Use this link to submit your proposal:

Proposals are due at the close of business Sept. 9.

Please share this Call for Speakers with any of your colleagues who also share a commitment to community risk reduction and empowering others to have such an important impact on their communities.

Thanks for considering this request. Registration for attendees will begin January 1; I’ll keep you posted.