Sat, Apr 27|
Utah State University Brigham City
Teach 2 Reach 2019
Join us for an informative morning with Utah's own Jessie Funk and breakout sessions to help make everyone more suicide aware
Time & Location
Apr 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Utah State University Brigham City, 3145, 989 S Main St, Brigham City, UT 84302, USA
About The Event
Our keynote speaker will be Utah's own Jessie Funk. Jessie has been teaching and mentoring students for over a decade. She holds a leadership certification from Notre Dame University and a degree in Psychology. She is the Executive Director of the Non-Profit organization, Ivy Girl Academy. She has authored six books and as a professional singer she has released five albums adding the dynamic element of music to her presentations. She loves to speak at school assemblies, leadership conferences and student events.
After Jessie's presentation, you will have the option to choose between three breakout sessions.
- You Got This Connects The Conversion: Be part of something bigger than yourself. You Got This is an organization that focuses on building, improving, and maintaining relationships in schools, business, and communities to establish an early suicide prevention system. https://www.ygtofficial.org/
- Talk Saves Lives TM An Introduction to Suicide Prevention . A community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it. https://afsp.org/our-work/education/talk-saves-lives-introduction-suicide-prevention/
- Survivor Panel Suicide Impacts Friends, Family & Community . Open discussion with those that have lived experience of the impact of suicide loss. Also hear about learning to live with hope past suicide loss or attempts. Panel will consist of BSP Survivors of Suicide group and community members.