Past Experience

These are past events, trainings, workshops, speeches, committees, and awards that make up my experience. If you are interested in hosting me, please contact me!


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Suicide prevention resources just a call away; article (Sept. 8, 2017):

Jenna Duncan creates suicide loss support group, organized Survivor Day in November; article (Feb. 5, 2017):

• Making Suicide Prevention in LGBTQ Community a Priority; article (Aug. 16, 2016):
http://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2016/08/16/making-suicide-prevention-in-lgbtq-community-a-priority/


• National conference in Asheville addresses suicide in LGBT community; article (Aug. 2016):
http://wlos.com/news/local/national-conference-in-asheville-addresses-suicide-in-lgbt-community

 • Out of the Darkness: Walk to Fund Suicide Education; article and videos (Oct. 21, 2015):
 
• LGBTQ community comes together for Pride Fest; article (Sept. 28, 2015): 
 
• Suicide prevention documentaries filmed locally; article (Sept. 8, 2015): 
 
• One Missed Call; short documentary (2015):  https://vimeo.com/120830778


Featured Articles and Videos
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• Firearms and Suicide Prevention; Raleigh, NC; September 18, 2017

• Clergy & Congregants Lunch & Learn: How to Prevent Suicide and Care For Those Affected; Rockingham, NC; July 27, 2017

• Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community in Mental Health and Suicide Prevention; Eastern Regional Staff Meeting for Juvenile Justice Health Services; Clinton, NC; June 13, 2017

Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community in Mental Health and Suicide Prevention; Raeford, NC; May 10, 2017


• Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community in Mental Health and Suicide Prevention; Western Regional Staff Meeting for Juvenile Justice Health Services; Statesville, NC; May 9, 2017


• Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community in Mental Health and Suicide Prevention; Lillington, NC; March 24, 2017


The Impact of Youth Suicide; North Carolina School Health Matrix; Raleigh, NC; January 17, 2017


International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day; Mentor for facilitator, Jenna Duncan; Hickory, NC; 
November 19, 2016

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day; Lewisville, NC; November 21, 2015


Talk Saves Lives: LGBT Community; North Star LGBT Community Center; Winston-Salem, NC; October 10, 2015


International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day; Clemmons, NC; November 22, 2014


International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day; Lewisville, NC; November 23, 2013


International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day; Johnson City, TN; November 17, 2012


Community Workshops
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• safeTALK; Wilmington, NC; November 1, 2017​

• safeTALK; Raleigh, NC; July 24, 2017

• safeTALK;
Hickory, NC; May 17, 2017


• safeTALK;
Raeford, NC; February 24, 2017


• safeTALK;
Wilmington, NC; February 18, 2017


• safeTALK;
Chapel Hill, NC; January 14, 2017


• safeTALK;
Wadesboro, NC; October 28, 2016


• safeTALK;
Winston-Salem, NC; October 21, 2016


• safeTALK;
Winston-Salem, NC; October 14, 2016


• safeTALK;
Rockingham, NC; September 23, 2016


• safeTALK;
Greenville, NC; August 17, 2016


• safeTALK;
Greensboro, NC; August 12, 2016


• safeTALK;
Fuquay-Varina, NC; June 25, 2016


• Crisis Intervention Training;
Suicide Prevention; Mocksville, NC; June 22, 2016


• Crisis Intervention Training;
Suicide Prevention; Mocksville, NC; June 20, 2016


• safeTALK;
Winston-Salem, NC; February 27, 2016


• safeTALK;
Winston-Salem, NC; December 05, 2015


• safeTALK;
Winston-Salem, NC; October 31, 2015


Trainings Facilitated
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Conference Speaker
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• Suicide Awareness and Prevention in LGBTQIA Youth & Young Adults; Keynote Speaker; University of North Carolina; Wilmington, NC; January 30, 2017


Conference Worshops
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• Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals: Changing the Conversation Around Suicide; Embody Progress Conference; Birmingham, AL; August 26, 2017

• Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community in Mental Health and Suicide Prevention; National Alliance on Mental Illness Annual Conference; Raleigh, NC; October 7, 2016

LGBTQ Support Groups; North Carolina Conference on LGBTQ+ Suicide Risk and Prevention; Asheville, NC; August 15, 2016

• LGBTQIA Session: The Numbers Verses the Story; Cape Fear Community College; Wilmington, NC; November 1, 2017

• Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals: Changing the Conversation Around Suicide; University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, NC; October 23, 2017

• Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community in Mental Health and Suicide Prevention; University of North Carolina; Pembroke, NC; April 19, 2017

• Spring 2017 Difference Matters Lunch and Learn on Clinical De-escalation Techniques; Allied Health Science Ambassadors; University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, NC; February 15, 2017

• Mental Health Counseling;
Camelot Academy; Durham, NC; January 06, 2017


• Suicide Prevention Chat and Chew;
Allied Health Sciences Ambassadors; University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, NC; October 26, 2016


• Truth About Suicide: Real Stories of Depression in College;
Delta Zeta Sorority; University of North Carolina; Charlotte, NC; March 31, 2015


Educational Worshops
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Panel Discussions
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Bouncing Back Forum; Mt. Tabor High School; Winston-Salem, NC; November 7, 2017

• Suicide Awareness and Prevention in LGBTQIA Youth & Young Adults: A Panel Discussion; University of North Carolina; Wilmington, NC; January 30, 2017​​

• Panel Discussion & Speaker Meeting on Suicide in Adolescents and Young Adults;
Winston-Salem, NC; October 13, 2016​

• Adolescent Health Forum;
Mt. Tabor High School; Winston-Salem, NC; November 16, 2015


Symposium Presentations
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• Hearing Loss; Durham Technical Community College; Durham, NC; April 19, 2017


Committees and Professional Organizations
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• Provost's Committee on LGBTQ Life; member; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; 2017-Present

• Allied Health Ambassadors; member; Department of Allied Health Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; 2016-Present

• Public Relations; Chair; North Carolina Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention; 2013-Present

• Diversity;
Founding Chair; North Carolina Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention; 2016-2017


• NAMI Walk;
member; National Alliance on Mental Illness, NC; 2016-Present


• American Counseling Association; current student member; divisions: Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, Association for Specialists in Group Work; 2017-Present


Awards
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• T. L. McClellan Memorial Scholarship, 2016

• RSA Scholarship,
2016-2017


• Regional Suicide Prevention Award, Northeast Region Tennessee,
2013