Course Duration:
TWO DAYS

ASIST

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is an interactive two-day workshop that will qualify participants as ASIST-trained caregivers, able to intervene and help prevent the immediate risk of suicide.

Learn to apply the suicide intervention model that has saved hundreds of thousands of lives. ASIST is an interactive two-day workshop that will qualify you as an ASIST-trained caregiver, able to intervene and help prevent the immediate risk of suicide.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Preparing: Sets the tone, norms, and expectations of the learning experience.
  • Connecting: Sensitizes participants to their own attitudes.
    Creates an understanding of the impact that attitudes can have on intervention.
  • Understanding: Overviews the intervention needs of a person at risk. It focuses on providing participants with the knowledge and skills to recognize risk and develop safe plans to reduce the risk of suicide.
  • Assisting: Presents a model for effective suicide intervention. Participants develop their skills through observation and supervised simulation experiences in large and small groups.
  • Networking: Generates information about resources in the local community.

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home reference package and free online resources.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Certificate of attendance.

Individual bookings

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Group bookings

If you have a team/group of people that require training, feel free to book online on any upcoming public course. However, we can also provide dedicated courses just for you - at our premises or yours - from our catalogue or bespoke. Please contact us so that we can discuss your exact needs.

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