18th Annual New England
Crisis Negotiators Conference

NECNA and the Federal Bureau of Investigation present the 18th Annual New England Crisis Negotiators Conference to be held at the Hotel 1620 — Plymouth Harbor in Plymouth, MA from April 30 - May 2, 2018. The conference is open to all officers who are tasked with hostage / crisis negotiations. Officers from state, local and federal law enforcement agencies, sheriff’s departments, corrections, and military police units are invited. Mental health and behavioral science practitioners working with law enforcement, parole, and probation personnel are welcome.

Download the Brochure here.

Please visit the CONFERENCE page for more details.

Please click HERE to register today.

Roland J. Coutu Obituary

We have lost not only a former NECNA Board Member, but a devoted supporter of our organization and dear friend.

Roland J. Coutu, age 58, of Warwick, RI passed away suddenly at home on July 29. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Gentile) Coutu to whom he had been married for 26 years. He was born in West Warwick, RI a son of Gertrude Coutu and the late Clarence Coutu.

Please download the full obituary HERE. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Coutu family.

Suicide and Aging – A Gatekeepers Workshop
[2, 4, or 8 hrs]

This training focuses on the suicide problem in the 55 and older age group. Gatekeepers are people who, through their personal , professional or volunteer activities, have regular contact with older adults. After the training participants will be able to assess an older adults suicide risk, intervene with an individual at risk, and connect older adults with ongoing professional help.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available for social workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs)and Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors(LADC).

For more information or to schedule a training, contact Janice McCarthy.

JMcCarthy@FSMV.org
(978) 327-6658

Samaritans Training Facilitator

Middle Aged Men and Suicide – A Troubling Trend
[2 hrs]

The Samaritans of the Merrimack Valley is offering this FREE DPH-funded training. This training focuses on the alarming number of suicide deaths in the 35-64 year old male demographic. After the training, participants will be able to identify risk and protective factors and warning signs, ask questions about suicide risk, develop a safety plan and provide middle aged men with resources.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) are available for social workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs)and Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors(LADC).

For more information or to schedule a training, contact Janice McCarthy.

JMcCarthy@FSMV.org
(978) 327-6658

Samaritans Training Facilitator

Online Membership Registration

Simply click on the MEMBERS link here or in the navigation bar to join today!

President
John D. Colautti
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Vice President
Sgt Mark P. Morrison
Londonderry, NH Police Dept
Vice President
Maj Mark A. Knott
West Warwick, RI Police Dept
Secretary
Ashley Affonco
Lynn Police Department
Treasurer
Christine Guy
Federal Department of Transportation
For full member access,          please LOG IN.
Not a member?
JOIN TODAY.

©2013 NEW ENGLAND CRISIS NEGOTIATORS ASSOCIATION