The ASIST workshop is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Over one million caregivers worldwide have participated in this two-day, highly interactive, practical, practice-oriented workshop.
Participation in the full two days is required in order to achieve full certification. Workers in health, welfare, justice, emergency service workers, teachers, clergy and natural helpers are a few of the groups that have benefitted from ASIST. This workshop is instructed by certified LivingWorks trainers.
Also inquire about ASIST TuneUp, a half-day training refresher that is suggested within three years of the ASIST workshop.
As a result of this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Identify risk alerts and develop safeplans;
2. Demonstrate the skills required to intervene with a person at risk of suicide;
3. Recognize that suicide is broader than suicide first aid and includes life promotion and self-care for caregivers;