Prevention Conference 2024

Building a Community of Support in Dauphin County

Monday, September 9, 2024

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Best Western Premier Hotel & Conference Center

800 East Park Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17111

We are pleased to announce the inaugural conference hosted by Dauphin County ASPIRE – Allies for Suicide Prevention: Inspiring, Responding, Educating. The conference will be held on September 9, 2024 at the Best Western Premier in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

This free conference is targeted to those who share an interest in preventing suicide across the lifespan which includes:

  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Educators
  • Funeral Directors
  • County Coroners
  • Clergy
  • Suicide Prevention Task Forces
  • Crisis Center Staff and Volunteers
  • Anyone with lived experience (those who have attempted or lost a loved one to suicide)
  • Anyone who has been impacted by suicide

Keynote Speaker

Thomas R. Joiner, PhD

Dr. Joiner is an American Academic Psychologist and one of the leading experts on suicide in the United States.

Thomas R. Joiner, PhD

Continuing Education Units

CEUs are available for Nurses, Addiction Counselors, PA Educator Act 48, Psychologists, and Social Workers/LPCs/Marriage and Family Therapists for a fee of $35 per certificate. These units are designed to provide valuable education and support to those who work tirelessly in the mental health and healthcare fields, empowering them to better serve the community.