Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

When:
December 7, 2019 @ 8:30 pm – December 8, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
2019-12-07T20:30:00-05:00
2019-12-08T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
YMCA Employment & Immigration Services
285 Bunting Rd
St. Catharines, ON L2M 7T9
Canada
Cost:
$250
Contact:
Distress Centre Niagara

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 dcniagara@distresscentreniagara.com to register.

This workshop is hosted by Distress Centre Niagara.

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