Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a 2-day intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course designed to help you recognize the risk of suicide, and learn how to intervene to prevent suicidal behaviours.
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TRAINING GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
In the course of the two-day workshop, ASIST participants learn to:
• Understand the ways 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