MSSWA Spring Conference 2018

  • 04/11/2018
  • 7:45 AM - 3:45 PM
  • TIES Event Center, Grand Hall, 2nd Floor 1644 Larpenteur Avenue St. Paul, MN 55108 (On Southwest corner of Snelling Avenue and Larpenteur Avenue)


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • includes $25.00 late fee after April 4th; MSSWA Membership at the affiliate level is required for graduate students; undergrad join MSSWA at no charge

Registration is closed


        Suicide Prevention/Mastering Skills to Support Others  

2018 MSSWA Spring Conference Brochure.pdf



Wednesday, April 11, 2018

7:45-8:15   Registration & Refreshments 

8:15-8:30   Welcome/Overview of Day 

8:30-10:30 Keynote Presentation Joshua Stein, MD, PrairieCare

                    Suicidality & Self Injury in the School Age Population

10:30-10:45   Break/Exhibitor Exploration

10:45-11:45   Means Restriction Education, Kara Bennett, NAMI

11:45-1:00   Lunch (included) 

 Announcement  of Don Rinkenberger Scholarship Winners  & MSSWA LIfetime Achievement Award & New MSSWA Officers

1:00-1:30  Vendor/Exhibitor Exploration

1:30-3:30   MSSWA Suicide Awareness & Prevention "TRAIN THE TRAINER", 

Liz Kruger Hommerding, MSW, LICSW & Stephanie Ochocki DSW, LICSW, MSSWA

3:30-3:45     CEU’s available with completed evaluation


**Group Discount Available** Register 5 and get the 6thFree – Contact Tony Porter at for more details.

CEU hours have been approved by the MN Board of Social Work.

Conference Questions?


Tony Porter



Dan Porter


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