Unfortunately, because of so few registrations for the conference this year - Convening has been cancelled.
The THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL CONVENING OF CRISIS INTERVENTION PERSONNEL is Cancelled
April 29, 30 and May 1, 2011
A conference dedicated to volunteer and professional crisis workers.
SUPPORT CONVENING's EFFORTS TO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING TO CRISIS WORKERS
Convening is a totally volunteer driven organization that conducts the Annual Convening of Crisis Intervention Personnel. Your donation will help us to continue to offer a quality conference that is affordable for volunteers and professionals who help people make it through the night.
Click on the links in the boxes below to find additional information about the topics.
for information, e-mail Dr. Barry Greenwald
SOME IMPORTANT LINKS
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline's mission is to provide immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number: 1-800-273-TALK(8255). It is the only national suicide prevention and intervention telephone resource funded by the Federal Government. CLICK HERE.
Our new partner in this year's conference -- iCarol.com
Convening is presented in partnership with iCarol: software designed for non-profit help lines used by over 15,000 people around the world and may be a great fit for your agency. In addition to logging calls and tracking clients, you can easily manage your shift calendar online, make referrals to other service providers, get excellent charts and reports, and conduct live chats with your clients. To learn more about how iCarol can help you, visit us at iCarol.com, or schedule a free demonstration by calling (416) 907-4354.
Convening is moving to total electronic distribution of materials. If we don't have your e-mail, please forward it to us. We will use that information very judiciously.Click here to send us your your e-mail address:
Taking Care of Ourselves so We Can Take Care of Others
A Program to Prevent Child Abuse
CONVENING XXIII's keynote speaker, Joanne Martin, shared important information about a relatively new program designed to prevent child abuse. The Healthy Families America Initiative is a nationwide program designed to engage parents before their children are born in an effort to teach them "good parenting strategies." To learn more about this program, click here
We are anxious to have your feedback about our site. If you have suggestions
or comments about how to make
webpage more useful to you, let us know.
Revised: April, 2011