Rocky Mountain Suicide Prevention Conference

Rocky Mountain Suicide Prevention Conference

22nd Rocky Mountain
Suicide Prevention Conference

December 4 & 5
Utah Valley Convention Center
Provo, Utah

Hope4Utah is excited to announce the 22nd annual Rocky Mountain Suicide Prevention Conference, taking place this December in beautiful Provo, Utah! We are grateful for another conference generously sponsored by the Cook Center for Human Connection. We know you will be inspired by our two keynote speakers, renowned suicide prevention researcher Thomas Joiner, Ph.D., and psychotherapist Dr. Kevin Skinner, as well as many amazing break-out sessions that focus on mental health and wellness. We invite you to take advantage of a wonderful mental health conference during prime skiing time in the beautiful mountains of Utah! 

Conference attendees may also want to spend an evening at the Sundance Mountain Resort, which is only 20 minutes from Provo or take time to visit historic Salt Lake City, which is 45 minutes from Provo.

CEU credits may be earned at this conference; please take a look at the flyer below for more details. Conference outline below. 

Breakouts will include topics about: mental health & autism; SafeUT; music  therapy; counseling burnout; understanding diversity; Sharp Survey data;  assisting suicidal youth; mental health resources for counselors and parents; LGBTQ & transgender students; Live On resources; vaping in schools; impact of social media on youth, and much more.

The Provo Marriott Hotel (across the street from the conference center) is offering a discounted rate of $121 per night. Offer good until November 3rd.
Click here to make a reservation at the Provo Marriott.

Conference Outline:

7:30 AM Registration & Continental breakfast
8:30 AM Welcome & keynote
9:45 AM Break
10 AM – 11 AM 1st breakouts
11 – 11:10 AM Break
11:10 – 12:10 PM 2nd breakouts
12:10 – 1 PM Lunch
1:10 – 2:10 PM 1st breakouts
2:10 – 2:20 PM Break
2:20 – 3:20 PM 2nd breakouts

Thomas Joiner, Ph.D

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Thomas Joiner is an American academic psychologist and leading expert on suicide prevention. He was awarded the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Florida State University. At FSU, he operates a Laboratory for the Study of the Psychology and Neurobiology of Mood Disorders, Suicide, and Related Conditions.

Dr. Kevin Skinner

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Kevin Skinner has been involved in psychotherapy for the past 20+ years. He has trained in diverse types of therapy, including psychotherapy, emotionally focused therapy, and behavioral therapy. He is a published author as well as the co-founder and clinical director of Addo Recovery, Path for Men, Bloom for Women and Domani for Grief.

Date & Time:
Mon, December 4, 2023
8:30AM – 3:30PM
Tues, December 5, 2023
8:30AM – 3:30PM

Utah Valley Convention Center
220 W Center St.
Provo, UT 84601

Provo Marriott Hotel offering discounted rate of $121/night.
Book here before 11/3.

with any questions

Conference registration fees:

$200 for 2 days

$150 for 1 day

Conference CEUs available

Fee Includes – both days:

  • Continental breakfast
  • Plated lunch
  • Afternoon snack
  • Breakout sessions
  • Vendor resources
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