#AAS16 – Summary of Conference Proceedings as Curated from Social Media

Shye Louis – @NotSoShye – has put together the following list of AAS Conference Proceedings as curated on Social Media:

Wednesday 3/30 Pre-Conference Events

Cognitive Therapy for Suicide Prevention – Dr. Gregory K. Brown (*note Tweets in reverse chronological order)

Crisis Centers Lunch and Learn

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Network Updates

2016 NVDRS Surveillance Academy

Thursday 3/31 Plenaries and TED-Style Talks

Casting a Wider Net: Promoting a Public Health Approach to Suicide Prevention – Dr. David N. Miller

The Invisible Front: How Suicide Prevention Became our Biggest Battle – Major General (Ret.) Mark Graham and Carol Graham

How Suicide Prevention is Often Looking in the Wrong Direction – Dr. Michael Anestis – TED-style talk

The Challenges of Designing and Implementing a Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention – Dr. Eric Caine, Dr. Jerry Reed

Is Suicide Really a Choice? – David Covington – TED-style talk

How Can We Best Help People with Suicidal Behaviour? – Dr. Nav Kapur

Veterans & Transgender Communities: Disenfranchised from Mainstream Suicide Prevention, Still Saving Lives – Bill Schmitz, Jr., Psy.D.; Tom Cruz; Greta Gustava Martela

Live Through This: Research Edition – Laura M. Frey; Julie Cerel, Ph.D.; Jennifer D. Lockman; Samantha Nadler, LMSW; Rebecca Sanford, MSSA, LCSW; Dese’Rae L. Stage

A Place For Everyone: Social media and suicide prevention – Jonathan Bentley Singer; Bart Andrews; Craig J. Bryan; April Chandler Foreman; Tony Wood

The Next 10 Years: The Future of Suicide Prevention – Ron Goldman; John Draper, PhD; April Chandler Foreman; Brian Hepburn; Sally Spencer-Thomas, Psy.D.

Using Storytelling to Disclose Lived Experience of Suicidal Thoughts and Actions – Dese’Rae L. Stage; Kelley Clink; Amelia Alice Lehto

Other Collected Tweets from 3/31:

Thursday 3/31 EDC Poster Session

Friends helping friends: Factors predicting peer responses to suicidal content on Facebook – Darcy J Corbitt-Hall; Jami Michelle Gauthier; Wendy Troop-Gordon, Ph.D.; Tracy Witte, Ph.D.

Collaborating for Prevention: An unexpected partnership to deliver ASIST to the California Central Coast – Sarah Adams

Friday 4/1 Plenary Sessions and TED-Style Talks

Suicide: Where We Are, Where We’re Going and What’s Keeping Us from Getting There – Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, Professor and Director, Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics, University of WA, Seattle WA

The Light Across the Water – Dese’Rae Stage, BS, Artist, Writer, Speaker, Creator – Live Through This

Big Ideas in Suicide Theory and Research – Panelists: Marsha Linehan, PhD, ABPP, Professor of Psychology, University of Washington; Nadine Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University; Madelyn S. Gould, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology in Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center; Silvia Sara Canetto, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Colorado State University. Moderator and Discussant: Jane Pearson, PhD, National Institute of Mental Health

Friday 4/1 Afternoon Sessions

Suicidality among Transgender Populations: New Directions in Understanding and Treatment – Rylan Jay Testa; Nina Chaubal; Greta Gustava Martela; Nicole Elyse Seymour

Advancing Suicide Prevention Research in the Department of Defense with Social Media Data – Craig J. Bryan; Keita Franklin; Christina Hesse;

Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Depressed and Suicidal Adolescents – Jonathan Bentley Singer

Other Collected Tweets from 4/1:

Saturday 4/2 Plenary Sessions and TED-Style Talks

Presentation of the AAS 2016 Survivor of the Year Award – Kim Ruocco, MSW, LSW, Chief External Relations Officer, Suicide Prevention and Postvention, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors AAS/HASLC Joint Plenary Speaker – Sheila Hamilton Emmy Award-Winning Broadcaster, Author, Loss Survivor, and Suicide Awareness Advocate
Perspectives on Hope and Healing – Moderator: Doreen Marshall, PhD, Loss Survivor: Nina Chaubal, Lived Experience: Tom Cruz, Clinician Survivor: Vanessa McGann, PhD
Presentation of the AAS 2016 Roger J. Tierney Service Award – Presentation of the AAS 2016 Roger J. Tierney Service Award

Suicide and the Self-Sacrificial Aspect of Eusociality – Thomas Joiner, PhD

Sex, Hope, and the Psychology of Fishing and Preventing Suicide – Paul G. Quinnett, PhD, President and CEO of the QPR Institute

Saturday 4/2 Afternoon Sessions

What Clinicians Can Learn from Attempt Survivors – What Works/What Doesn’t – Nina Gutin, Ph.D.; David A. Jobes, Ph.D.; Dese’Rae L. Stage

Attempt Survivors: Perpetually Fragile? Dangerous in Groups? Myths Debunked by Lived Experience – Barb Gay; Misha Kessler; DeQuincy A. Lezine, Ph.D.; Megghun Redmon; Shelby Rowe

Other Collected Tweets from 4/2:

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