Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

(ASIST)

 

 

The Workshop

 

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST

teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan

that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don't

need any formal training to attend the workshop - anyone 16 or older can learn and use the ASIST model.

 

 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the ways that personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions.
  • Provide guidance and suicide First Aid to a person at risk in ways that meet their individual safety needs.
  • Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the actions required to implement it.
  • Appreciate the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources in the community at large.
  • Recognize other important aspects of suicide prevention including life-promotion and self-care.

 

Fees

 

Fees are $175.00 per person.

 

 

Workshops Offered

 

DATE/TIME:              September 25 - 26, 2019       8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

                      

LOCATION:              To be determined

 

 

Registration

 

To register for this training or any other inquiries please contact bbar@thresholdssupports.ca or call (519) 742-3191,

ext. 1240.

 

 

 

 

 





 
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