Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Workshop

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Workshop

Why ASIST? Suicide is preventable, and everyone has a role to play. ASIST brings life-saving skills to individuals, organizations and communities. ASIST workshops build a safer, more hopeful world.

What is ASIST?

ASIST - 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.

Who can attend this workshop?

The ASIST workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Trusted by professionals, yet learnable by anyone over 16 years of age. This includes nurses, physicians, pharmacists, teachers, counselors, youth workers, police and correctional staff, school support staff, caregivers, Elders, clergy, community volunteers, parents and those who want to make their communities safer.

On completion of the two day workshop you will receive the following:

  • Certificate of completion
  • Suicide intervention model quick reference guide
  • Workbook

Upcoming Dates:  Sept. 26 & 27, 2019 (Two Day Workshop)

Times:  8:30am - 4:30pm - both days

Location:  North West College

Course Cost:  $230

LivingWorks is the world’s leading suicide intervention training company. They have been providing communities and organizations with suicide prevention solutions for over 35 years. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) facilitators are Lea Childerhose and Jose Pruden.

If you have any questions, or would like to enrol, please contact the Battlefords Campus: 306-937-5100

Note: This course begins promptly at 8:30 am. Please arrive early to complete the registration process. Participants must attend both days to receive certificate.

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