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$15 – $180

October 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Nevada Suicide Prevention Conference 2017

2017 Conference Dates

October 12, 2017 Pre-Conference Workshops (Optional)
October 13-14, 2017 Nevada Suicide Prevention Conference

Click Here for the full conference agenda.


The purpose of the Nevada Suicide Prevention Conference is to celebrate 12 years of connecting communities and changing attitudes. Moving forward to our next steps in suicide prevention by tending Nevada’s growing hope.

Conference Location

Truckee Meadows Community College
Dandini Campus
Sierra Building, Room 108
7000 Dandini Boulevard
Reno, Nevada 89512-3999
Telephone: 775-673-7111
Map: www.tmcc.edu/about/college-locations

Conference Lodging

Grand Sierra Resort
2500 E 2nd Street
Reno, NV 89595
Telephone: 800-648-5080
Group Code: KVSPTMC
Reservation Cutoff Date: 9/12/17
Rates: October 11-12, 2017 $99.00/night; October 13-14, 2017 $139.00/night


Nugget Casino Resort
1100 Nugget Avenue
Sparks, NV 89431
Telephone: 800-648-1177
Group Code: GNVSP
Rates: $79.00 (Resort Tower) or $69.00 (East Tower) + 13.5% room tax + $18.00 per room, per night Resort Fee + $2.00 Tourism surcharge

Registration & Fees

General Conference
October 13-14, 2017
Registration Type Cost
Full Conference Registration $165.00
One Day Conference Registration $105.00
Student or Veteran Registration* $60.00
Student or Veteran One Day Registration* $30.00
Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention Member Full Conference Registration $75.00
Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention Member One Day Registration $45.00

*Note: participants registered as a Veteran or Student will be required to show your veteran ID or Student ID at sign-in. Failure to provide accurate ID will result in a charge of full conference pricing.

Pre-Conference Workshops (Optional)
October 12, 2017
Pre-Conference Workshops – Thursday, October 12, 2017 Cost
The Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS)
Presented by: Dr. Kevin Crowley*
(Lunch included)
Suicidality Assessment and Documentation for Healthcare Providers 
Presented by: Dr. David V. Sheehan and Jennifer Giddens, Co-founder & Co-director, Tampa Center for Research on Suicidality and Harm Research Institute; Editor, The Science of Suicidality
Presented by: Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention
$30.00 (with CEHs)
$15.00 (no CEHs)

*If you have previously taken the online CAMS workshop at https://cams-care.com/cams-online-training/ a reduced cost of $25.00 is available for this in-person workshop. Please email proof of attendance to nspc@casat.org prior to attending this workshop. As workshop sponsors, New Frontier employees are free of charge for this CAMS workshop.

Food Provided:

The conference sponsor will provide continental breakfast and lunch on Thursday, October 13, 2017 and Friday, October 14, 2017. Note: If you would like a vegetarian meal, please be sure to indicate this during registration. Participants with other special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten-free or dairy-free may include this information as well; however we cannot guarantee that the conference can accommodate these needs.


If you selected that you will be paying via check, please make them payable to “Board of Regents” and mail to:

CASAT/University of Nevada, Reno
ATTN: Suicide Prevention Conference
1664 North Virginia Street
Mail Stop 279
Reno, NV 89557

Cancellation Policy:

If you are unable to attend the conference, please send a written cancellation notice to CASAT no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017 for a full refund. If your cancellation notice is received after this date a refund will not be possible. In order to cancel your registration please send an email to nspc@casat.org with “Cancellation” in the Subject line.

No “substitutions” will be allowed past this deadline. This includes unpaid invoices that are not cancelled.

*Due to the nature of funding, it is the registrant’s responsibility to follow up with CASAT within two (2) months after the conference in the event a refund is not received. If a registrant does not follow up on a refund and it is not received, no refund will be possible following this deadline.

Continuing Education Hours (CEHs)

12.75 Continuing Education Hours (CEH’s) are offered for attending the full conference.

  • 7 CEHs are available on October 13, 2017
  • 5.75 CEHs are available on October 14,, 2017
Continuing Education Hour Board Approvals:

The following boards have been approved (or are pending approval) for Continuing Education Hours:


  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
  • International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC)


  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers
  • Nevada State Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors
  • State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists & Clinical Professional Counselors
  • Nevada State Board of Nursing
  • State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners
  • Nevada Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)

CASAT has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6492. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CASAT is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


In order to receive a certificate of attendance for Continuing Education Hours, you must indicate this during online registration and sign in at the registration table each morning and afternoon. Certificates will be handed out immediately following the conference at the conference check-in desk.

Conference Sponsors:

The 2017 Nevada Suicide Prevention Conference is brought to you by the Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention along with the following partners:



Contact Us:

For questions regarding the 2017 Nevada Suicide Prevention Conference please contact us at nspc@casat.org or 775-784-6265.

Conference logistics are provided by:

Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies
University of Nevada, Reno
1664 North Virginia Street
Mail Stop 279
Reno, NV 89557
Phone: 775-784-6265
Fax: 775-784-1840
Email: nspc@casat.org

For questions regarding conference programming please contact the conference organizers:

Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention
9670 Gateway Drive Suite 200
Reno, NV 89521
Phone: (775) 687-0856
Fax: (775) 689-2067
Misty Vaughan Allen, State Suicide Prevention Coordinator
Email: mvallen@health.nv.gov

Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention
205 N. Stephanie Street
Suite D #149
Henderson, NV 89074
Phone: (775) 687-0847
Janett Massolo, Training & Outreach Facilitator
Email: jmassolo@health.nv.gov


October 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am
October 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
$15 – $180
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Truckee Meadows Community College – Dandini Campus
7000 Dandini Blvd
Reno, NV 89512-3999 United States

Contact Richard Egan
(702) 486-8225 – regan@health.nv.gov for Southern Events

Contact Janett Massolo
(775) 684-2238 – jmassolo@health.nv.gov for Northern Events