ASIST is a two-day workshop that provides practical training for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.
Participants in the workshop learn how to:
- Recognize invitations to help
- Reach out and offer support
- Review the risk of suicide
- Apply a suicide intervention model
- Link people with community resources
Registration includes two days of instruction, workshop materials, a comprehensive book, and a wallet card. Certificate is received upon completion of workshop, at the discretion of trainers based on appropriate participation. Learning formats include use of simulations, role-playing, group discussions, etc. Attendance is required for full two days to receive certificate. Participants are responsible for their own refreshments and lunch.
Space is limited. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
This workshop is hosted by Distress Centre Niagara.