Indiana State University’s Department of Social Work and Psychology and Hamilton Center, Inc. Host Suicide Prevention Conference - October 8, 2007

October 17, 2007 8:30 am to 4:15pm, Indiana State University’s Department of Social Work and Psychology in conjunction with Hamilton Center, Inc. will host a conference on Building Resiliency: Suicide Prevention and Postvention at Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede 1. Up to 6 CE credit hours in Category I will be approved for L.S.W., S.C.S.W., L.M.F.T., L.M.H.C., and Psychologists who attend the entire session and complete the evaluation form.

The conference’s keynote speaker is nationally recognized bereavement specialist, and speaker Barbara Rubel, MA, BCETS, CBS. Widely published, Rubel is a noted author, is one of the top authorities in the field of sudden traumatic loss and compassion fatigue. As Director of her company, Griefwork Center, Inc., she guides clients as they support individuals in life changing situations.

Barbara is also a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress and Diplomate, and American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. She is Certified Bereavement Specialist and a Certified Pastoral Bereavement Counselor. She received her BS in Psychology and MA in Community Health and is a consultant for the Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime. Previously she taught courses at Brooklyn College that included Children and Death and Crisis Intervention.

Who should attend this conference? Mental health professionals, nurses, human services/social services workers, physicians, first responders, criminal justice system, law enforcement officers, victim advocates, prosecutors, pastoral care, human resources, funeral directors and school Counselors.

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