Region 3 Fall Conference

Thursday, September 5, 2019
Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College
2101 14th St, Cloquet, MN 55720

MSSA Region 3 is hosting a fall meeting September 5th at the Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College! This year we are featuring four speakers, lunch, and our Region 3 business meeting. Join us for a fun learning experience and earn up to 6 CEU’s! 

Registration Fees
Early Bird (through 8/29)
Member: $20
Nonmember: $50
Student: $10

After 8/29 or onsite:
Member: $25
Nonmember: $60
Student: $10

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A special thanks to Fond du Lac Community College for hosting the event again this year!


8:30 - 9:00 AM

Registration / Check-in / Welcome

9:00 - 9:15 AM

Welcome and MSSA Updates
Christina Zeise, MSSA Executive Director

9:15 AM - 12:15 AM    

A Call to Action: Suicide Prevention and Response
Stephanie Downey, Regional Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Community Partners Preventing Suicide Program, Minnesota Department of Health
Meghann Levitt, Northern Minnesota Suicide Prevention/Crisis Text Line Grant Planner, Carlton County Public Health

12:15 - 1:00 PM 


1:00 - 1:30 PM 

Awards Ceremony and Region 3 Meeting

1:30  - 3:00 PM

Community Engagement to Address the Opioid Crisis

Laura C. Palombi, Pharm.D., MPH, MAT, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy, Duluth

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Social Determinants of American Indian Health: Historical and Cultural Influences

Melissa Walls, PhD (Bois Forte and Couchiching First Nation Anishinaabe), Director of the Great Lakes Hub, Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, Associate Professor of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

4:30 PM 


Cancellation and Refund Policy

MSSA does not refund individual or agency member dues.

MSSA does not refund registration fees, unless MSSA receives written notification of cancellation 3 weeks prior to the event. There is a $25 processing fee for all refunds. Event registration fees can be transferred to another person. In some circumstances, refunds may not be available, in these cases the specific refund policy will be listed on the registration information.