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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
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Intended Audience: General Public, Professionals
Provided by: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don't need any formal training to attend the workshop—anyone 16 or older can learn and use the ASIST model

Date and Time

Sat Aug 19 to Sun Aug 20, 2017 (This event is over)
9:00 - 5:00pm

Location

9 Wellington St E, Brampton, ON, L6W 1Y1

Event Description

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don't need any formal training to attend the workshop—anyone 16 or older can learn and use the ASIST model
Participants will learn to:
• Understand the ways that personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions
• Become empowered to 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
Cost: $175 per person

Registration deadline: August 7, 2017

To register and inquire about payment options please email Colleen Taffe at:
colleentaffe@rogers.com or call 416-558-3860
Payment Includes participant curriculum, certificate, refreshments and light snacks.
Lunch not provided.

More Info

416-558-3860

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This event is listed under these topics

Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Anger
Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Behaviour and Conduct Problems
Bullying
Depression
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
Developmental, Intellectual Delay and Disabilities
Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia
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