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Youth Suicide Prevention Summit II

March, 2021 (Need Exact Date)
Summit II Review
Approximately 285 participants from 136 organization from around the state (MDE, MDHHS, MASSW, MASC, MSP, CMH, ISDs, LEAs, hospitals, private clinics, etc.). A key result was formation of thirteen workgroups focused on: Curriculum, MTSS, PBIS, Universal Screening, Information Hub, Access to School Mental Health, Student Documentation, School Staff Professional Development and Training, Hospital to School Transition, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Crisis Team Response, Crisis Line, Threat
Presentation Speakers and Topics
Luke Meerman, Member of the Michigan House of Representatives – Introduction

Curtis Hertel, Member of Michigan Senate – Introduction

Nick Ialongo, PhD, Director of the Center for Prevention & Early Intervention (CPEI) Johns Hopkins University – Integration and evaluation of evidence-based Tier 1 & 2 Pre-K to Grade 8 interventions to reduce early aggressive-disruptive behavior and its distal correlates (antisocial behavior, depression, suicidal behaviors, and substance abuse) in adolescence and adulthood and the implementation of this integrated suite of evidence-based Pre-K to Grade 8 interventions by school districts throughout the US

Holly Wilcox, PhD, Professor, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University – Population- based research on suicidal behaviors, the evaluation of impact of community-based universal prevention programs targeting suicidal behaviors, and data linkage strategies to inform suicide prevention

Peter Wyman, PhD, Professor and Director of the School and Community-Based Prevention Laboratory (Department of Psychiatry), University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry – Development and Testing of Interventions that Prevent Mental, Emotional and Behavioral problems, Focused on Underserved Youth Populations.

Nancy Buyle, Vice-Chair, Michigan Suicide Prevention Commission – Mental Health First Aid-Youth, Question Persuade Refer, Suicide Talk, Critical Incident Stress Management

Bob Sheehan, MSW, Chief Executive Officer of the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan – Mental health, substance use disorders and intellectual/developmental disability services, services to at-risk youth, women’s healthcare, statewide research and advocacy, services to farm workers, and anti-poverty efforts
Video Links
1. Introduction
2. Michigan Association of School Psychologists
3. Content Expert Presentations
4. The Michigan Suicide Prevention Commission
5. Community Mental Health Association of Michigan
6. Q and A
7. Updates from Workgroup Facilitators
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