There Will Be No
Casseroles Tonight: Food for Thought on Addressing Mental Illness &
In this intimate conversation, a
father and his son share their lived experience with mental health
issues and suicide attempts, as well as the shame and isolation
surrounding their struggle. Follow their journey of overcoming these
challenges to better understand why it’s so critical to start normalizing
the conversation around mental illness and suicide, especially in
Are you “One of the Ones”? Read about one person’s
experience of coming to understand the urgent need to address mental
health and prevent suicide in the construction industry.
Construction Industry Behind Suicide Prevention
This eye-opening and engaging
webinar revealed the real and immediate need to tackle the stigma
surrounding mental health and prevent suicide in the construction
industry: more than 56% of attendees who responded to polling questions
were unaware that the construction industry has the highest number of
suicides and is ranked #2 for suicide rate, and 68% reported experiencing
mental illness or suicidal thoughts personally or observed either in a
Bob Swanson, a retired construction executive who lost his son to
suicide, joined other industry panelists to explain the challenges of
overcoming the mental health stigma and discuss the need for change in
order to save lives. If you missed it, want to watch it again, or perhaps
share it with your peers, this 90-minute session can be viewed on-demand for free.
Help improve your employees’
mental health and well being, as well as your bottom line by employing mental health screenings.
Safety’s Next Frontier: Suicide Prevention
The construction industry is
experiencing unprecedented attention to mental health and suicide
prevention. Progressive contractors with leading safety, health and
wellness programs are embracing mental health and suicide prevention as
the next frontier in safety. The Construction
Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (CIASP) was born out of
Prevention a Health and Safety Priority
Well my friends, it happened. My year as the President of
the VoS Chapter of CFMA has come to end. My heart knew this was coming, but my
head said I would be able to ignore it just a little bit longer. As of today, I
can’t ignore it any more. I am sure all of you are aware of how extremely proud
of this Chapter I am – we are strong, vital, active, aware, involved, and we
make a difference. As of today we are 325 strong and we are a force to reckoned
All I have to do is stand back and I can see proof of our
hard work everywhere!
I see it in the Scholarships funds we have set up at NAU, UofA
and ASU I see it in the Fall and Spring semester scholarships we
award every year I see it in the Feed My Starving Children event I see it in the Habitat for Humanity event I see it in the UMOM walk I see it in the baseball games, basketball games, and
kickball tournaments I see in the CEoY I see it in the Golf Tournament I see it in the Southwest Regional Conference I see it in the National Conference I…
CFMA Education: Super CPE Days Registration Is Open Are you running out of time to meet your 2016 CPE requirements? Register for CFMA's Super CPE Days, and you can earn up to 12 CPE credits in just two days. Don’t miss this chance to fulfill your professional license requirements. Register for two or more programs and receive a discount off the price of our online education in 2017.
Prequalification: Putting Your Best Forward (2 CPE credits) 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET Presented by Kevin Burnett, CCIFP
Project Management, the CFM and the Bottom Line (2 CPE credits) 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET Presented by Joe Burkett, CCIFP
Information Technology for the CFM (2 CPE credits) 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET Presented by Jason Keen, CCIFP CFMA Super CPE Days - Wednesday, December 7Anatomy of a Surety Bond Claim: The Underwriter’s Story (1.5 CPE credits) 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. ET Presented by: David Pesce, CCIFP Employee Recruitment& Retention: A Unique Perspective (1.5 CPE credits) 1:00 p.…
Eight Track Tape Day brings back fond memories of the sixties and seventies. During this era, eight track tapes ruled the music world. America's love of the automobile, was a driving force in creating the demand for musical cassette formats. For those who grew up in this era, an eight track tape player in your home and your car was an essential. It was eventually replaced by cassette and other formats for storing music.
Eight Track Tape Day is a day to bring back fond memories of the sixties and seventies. If you still have tapes and a player, by all means enjoy the day listening to some great music. If not, just spend a few minutes looking back in time to when you loved your eight track tapes!
Did you know? Eight track tapes were created by the jet maker William Lear.