Annual Conference

A CONFERENCE ON SUICIDE: ADVOCACY IN ACTION

WHO’S INVITED:

  • Educators/Parents & Students
  • Mental Health and Medical Professionals
  • Crisis Center Workers
  • First Responders
  • Policymakers
  • Employers and Human Resources Professionals
  • Veterans and Veteran Support Groups
  • Loss Survivors
  • Attempt Survivors
  • General Public

More information coming soon!

REGISTRATION IS OPEN

CONFERENCE ON SUICIDE: ADVOCACY IN ACTION REGISTRATION OPTIONS

The Conference is presented as a three-day event at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. We have devised a number of registration options to accommodate your particular interests. You may purchase a 3-day (Thursday – Saturday), 2-day (Thursday and Friday) or single day registration tickets.

The School Summit will take place concurrently with the Conference on Thursday. The session schedule of the School Summit will, in most cases, coincide with parallel sessions of the Conference. Since the School Summit ends at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, attendees who wish to stay past the end of the Summit may attend Conference and Training sessions that are scheduled from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m.

ALL TICKETS INCLUDE:

  • All day beverages, continental breakfast and lunch.
  • Complimentary Thursday evening VIP Reception
  • Kevin’s Song Film Festival – Thursday and Friday evenings

There will also be a dinner provided Friday evening for attendees who wish to stay for the Film Festival.

Payment for Registration fees can be by credit card or by check.  IF YOU WANT TO PAY BY CHECK, there is a link on the Registration page that will direct you to a Pay by Check Registration Site.  Please make your check payable to KEVIN’S SONG and mail to:

KEVIN’S SONG, 21 Kercheval Ave., Suite 345, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

Early Bird rates are good through November 30, 2019.


EARLY BIRD   $200.00  BEST VALUE
REGULAR PRICE (After November 30th)  $250.00  

Includes all plenary and breakout sessions (THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY), breakfast and lunch each day, Thursday evening VIP Reception, Friday evening dinner and Kevin’s Song Film Festival.
Pay by Check or Credit options available.


EARLY BIRD   $170.00
REGULAR PRICE (After November 30th) $200.00

Includes all plenary and breakout sessions (THURSDAY and FRIDAY), breakfast and lunch each day, Thursday evening VIP Reception, Friday evening dinner and Kevin’s Song Film Festival.
Pay by Check or Credit options available.


EARLY BIRD   $85.00
REGULAR PRICE (After November 30th)  $100.00

Includes all plenary and breakout sessions on THURSDAY ONLY, breakfast, lunch, Thursday evening VIP Reception and Kevin’s Song Film Festival (Thursday evening films only).
Pay by Check or Credit options available.


EARLY BIRD   $85.00
REGULAR PRICE (After November 30th)  $100.00

Includes all plenary and breakout sessions on FRIDAY ONLY, breakfast, lunch, Friday evening dinner and Kevin’s Song Film Festival (Friday evening films only).
Pay by Check or Credit options available.


EARLY BIRD   $50.00
REGULAR PRICE (After November 30th)  $50.00

Includes all plenary and breakout sessions on SATURDAY ONLY, breakfast and lunch.
Pay by Check or Credit options available.


EARLY BIRD $115.00
REGULAR PRICE (After November 30th) $150.00

Includes all plenary and breakout sessions for the Advocacy in Action Conference program on FRIDAY and the SATURDAY SURVIVOR CONFERENCE and includes, breakfast, lunch, and Kevin’s Song Film Festival (Friday evening films only).
Pay by Check or Credit options available.


EARLY BIRD $85.00
REGULAR PRICE (After November 30th) $100.00

Includes all plenary and breakout sessions for the SCHOOL SUMMIT program on THURSDAY and includes, breakfast, lunch, Thursday evening VIP Reception and Kevin’s Song Film Festival (Thursday evening films only).

The School Summit runs concurrently with the Advocacy in Action Thursday Conference. Some of the Plenary Sessions will be presented jointly to attendees of both the School Summit and the Advocacy in Action Conference.

If you wish to return on Friday or Saturday, you can add the 1 Day Friday Advocacy in Action Conference Ticket D or the 1 Day Saturday Survivor Program Ticket E by selecting those tickets in addition to the Thursday School Summit ticket.

If you wish to attend the School Summit and both the Friday Advocacy in Action Conference and the Saturday Survivor Program, you may select Ticket FS in addition to the Thursday School Summit Ticket SS

Pay by Check or Credit options available.

This year, Kevin’s Song will be offering certified training sessions for Safe Talk and QPR on Thursday afternoon after the end of the School Summit.

SAFE TALK CERTIFICATION (limited to 30 trainees) – TICKET STC
PRICE $15.00
Thursday, January 23, 2020 – 3:15pm – 5:15pm

QPR CERTIFICATION (limited to 30 trainees) – TICKET QPR
PRICE $15.00
Thursday, January 23, 2020 – 3:15pm – 5:15pm

Pay by Check or Credit options available.

If a registrant is unable to attend an event for any reason they may substitute, by arrangement with the Registration Coordinator, a colleague or someone else from the same organization. Where the registrant is unable to attend, and is not in a position to transfer his/her place to another person, then the following refund arrangements apply:

  • Registrations cancelled more than 60 days before the event will be refunded 50% of the registration fees.
  • Registrations cancelled less than 60 but more than 30 days before the event will be refunded 25% of the registration fees.
  • Registrations cancelled less than 30 days before the event will not be eligible for a refund.

SOCIAL WORKERS continuing education credits approval by NASW-MI Social Work Continuing Collaborative – PENDING

 

HUMAN RESOURCE PROFESSIONALS continuing education credits approval by the HR Certification Institute – PENDING

 

PSYCHOLOGISTS – Henry Ford Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Henry Ford Health System maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This educational activity approval – PENDING

 

EDUCATORS State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) for Educators approved by an application through the Macomb County Intermediate School District.  Michigan Educator Certification System Approval – PENDING

 

LICENSED COUNSELORS Continuing education credits approval by the National Board for Certified Counselors – PENDING

 

MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS continuing Medical Education credits – PENDING

Conference Location

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Need a Hotel – Where to Stay

The Inn at St. John’s is Metro Detroit’s fourth largest hotel with conference center and golf course in terms of total meeting space. Located in Plymouth, MI,  this breathtaking landmark is the premier location for luxury hotel accommodations, gourmet dining, golf outings, corporate meetings and special events. We have a special room rate of $139.00 per night for people coming to the conference.

Visit The Inn at St. John’s website
USE Code KS110519A to get the special room rate

44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth MI 48170
TEL: +1-734-414-0600