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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Workshop Overview

This program features powerful audiovisuals, discussions, and simulations. Participants will learn to recognize when someone may be at risk of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Two knowledgeable, supportive trainers will guide you through the course, ensuring your comfort and safety.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the ways personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions
  • Provide guidance and suicide first-aid to a person at risk, addressing their individual safety needs
  • Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the necessary actions required to implement it
  • Appreciate the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources within the community at large
  • Recognize other important aspects of suicide prevention, including life-promotion and self-care

Certificate & Accreditation: Upon completion, participants receive a certificate. ASIST was developed by LivingWorks Education and is recognized as the international standard for suicide intervention training.