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2-Day ASIST Workshop-Delivered by BridgePoint Center for Eating Disorders
ASIST 11 Workshop English - 2 Day
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is an intensive, interactive, and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers recognize and review risk, and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. It is by far the most widely used, acclaimed and researched suicide intervention training workshop in the world.
Recognize that caregivers and persons at risk are affected by personal and societal attitudes about suicide
Discuss suicide with a person at risk in a direct manner
Identify risk alerts and develop a safe plan related to them
Demonstrate the skills required to intervene with a person at risk of suicide
List the types of resources available to a person at risk of suicide, including themselves
Make a commitment to improving community resources and networking
Recognize that suicide prevention is broader than suicide intervention and, includes life promotion and self-care for persons at risk and for caregivers
Open to all. Ages 18+
Participants can include but not limited to: parents and caregivers; natural helpers and advisors; educators and ministers; health practitioners; justice, law enforcers, emergency workers, and community volunteers.
Student/group rate and other contract training dates are available. Contact Carla Chabot, Executive Director at (306) 935-2240 for more details.
CERTIFICATE AND ACCREDITATION
All participants who complete the course (14 hours of instruction time) will receive a certificate of participation.
- Thursday February 23rd, 2023 - Friday February 24th, 2023
- 8:30am - 4:30pm
- 87 Campus Drive Room: PAC 234, University of Saskatchewan Campus
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
- Carla Chabot, Executive Director, BridgePoint Center for Eating Disorders