Shelby Rowe was the 2016 Chickasaw Nation Dynamic Woman of the Year. A public health professional, crisis intervention expert, and suicide attempt survivor, Ms. Rowe has been a leader in the suicide prevention movement at the local, state and national level since 2007. Ms. Rowe is a former member of the board of directors for the National Association of Crisis Organization Directors and United Suicide Survivors International. She currently serves on the American Indian/Alaska Native Task Force and the Care Transitions Advisory Group for the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, the Clinical Advisory Board for Crisis Text Line, and is the co-chair for the Lived Experience Committee for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. In 2019, she co-founded the Indigenous Peoples’ Committee for the American Association of Suicidology, and in 2020, she was added as a faculty member for the Zero Suicide Institute. Ms. Rowe holds a B.A. in Sociology and Philosophy, and an M.B.A.
Conference Day 2 – Saturday Only
SATURDAY, SHELBY ROWE KEYNOTE 1: 2021 KEVIN'S SONG CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, DONNA HOLLAND BARNES, PH D, PPC KEYNOTE 2: 2021 KEVIN'S SONG CONFERENCE
Dr. Barnes is an Associate Professor at Howard University and teaches suicide risk management in the College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. She has published many articles and chapters on suicide and given presentations on the topic across the country. Dr. Barnes trains faculty, staff and students as well as the community on how to recognize the signs of someone who is in a suicidal crisis. She is the co-founder of NOPCAS and the author of the Truth About Suicide, published by DWJ books in New York as part of the “truth about series…” for middle school and high school students.
SATURDAY, FRANK CAMPBELL KEYNOTE 3: 2021 KEVIN'S SONG CONFERENCE
Dr. Campbell is the Executive Director Emeritus of the Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center, where he serves as Volunteer Co-Chair of the National Suicidology Training Center (NSTC). He is also a volunteer Assistant Coroner in East Baton Rouge Parish. In addition to his volunteer activities he is the Senior Consultant for Campbell and Associates Consulting where he consults with communities on Active Postvention efforts and Forensic Suicidology cases. During his more than thirty years of working with those bereaved by suicide he introduced his Active Postvention Model (APM) in 1997, most commonly known as the LOSS Team (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors). His work with survivors and victims of trauma has been featured in three discovery channel documentaries, professional journals and book chapters. He is a past-president of the American Association of Suicidology, a recipient of both national and international awards for his contributions. Dr. Campbell is also a veteran and is most proud to have been a consultant and contributor to the TAPS program for military family members who attend the survivor seminars and National programs for the past decade. To learn more about his work in the field of Suicidology you can visit his website www.lossteam.com or the NSTC at www.BRCIC.org