Founder and Director
The Columbia Lighthouse Project
Director of Trauma Prevention and Resilience Development
Vermont Department Of Mental Health
American Foundation For Suicide Prevention Vermont Chapter
Promoting Resilience and Fighting Loneliness: Building Men’s Sheds in VT
Dr. Tom Delaney
VTSPC- Suicide Prevention- The Time is Now
Kirk Postlewaite, Monica Hutt, Alison Krompf
Everyone has a Role to Play in Suicide Prevention – Savings Lives with the Columbia Protocol
Dr. Kelly Posner, PhD
The Trauma Informed Approach to Suicide Prevention in Healthcare
Dr. Maureen Monahan, PhD
Suicide Prevention Programming for Children and Adolescents in K-12 Schools
Dr. Kurt Michael, BA, MS, PhD
Suicide Prevention in High Risk Work Environments
Post-Crisis Response: Keeping the Revolving Door Effect in Check
Yvette Bonilla, LMSW
Every Population Is Unique, Why Demographics Matter In Suicide Prevention
Kheya Ganguly M.A.
Youth Suicide Prevention in Primary Care
Tripti Sharma, MA LPC
Stopping Stigma in School: Bringing Mental Health Awareness Education & Suicide Prevention to Schools
Kristy Hommel, M. Ed. ECE
The Impact Of Suicide On Mental Health Clinicians: What We Know, What We Can Do
Dr. Nina Gutin, Ph.D.
Preparing the Peer Support Workforce to Support People in Crisis
Cheryl Gagne, Sc.D.
Ryan Price, MPA
Project 2025 And Its Impact For Vermonters
The session will outline the objectives of Project 2025, the areas of investment & strategies AFSP has set in order to meet those objectives, and how Project 2025 can be implemented across Vermont.
Terri Lavely, MS