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ASIST
(Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

2 days

ASIST is a suicide intervention training course that teaches the theory and practice of being suicide alert and conducting a full suicide intervention with follow-up. This is an active learning experience with regular opportunities to put learning into practice.

Course content

Over the course of their two-day workshop, ASIST participants learn to:

  • Understand the ways that personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions.
  • Provide guidance and suicide first aid to a person at risk of suicide in ways that meet their individual safety needs.
  • Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the 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.

Following the course

Participants will be a recognised ‘suicide “first aider”or “Life Assisting Caregiver”, ready, willing and able to save lives. 

This course is the first suicide prevention training to be registered onto the National Registry of Evidence based Programmes and Practices in the UK and is taught on an international level.

Participants receive a certificate of attendance provided they have been present in all 15 hours of the course and actively participated.

Official site

LivingWorks

Further information, pricing & availability

Please contact us to discuss how our training can best help you and to find out more about this and other courses.

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Testimonials & feedback

Very insightful, lots of knowledge but loved the workshop ideas to take action. It was uncomfortable but I felt more prepared after

ASIST Participant

Thank you. Excellent training and Alice was supportive and professional at all times

ASIST Participant

Captivating training despite being emotive and heavy subject. Alice kept my interest at all times. Really enjoyed every part of it. Very useful, thanks!

ASIST Participant

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