ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training


  • mercredi, 04 juillet 2018 de 8:30 Matin à jeudi, 05 juillet 2018 4:00 Après-midi (HAP)
  • SD 83 District Education Support Centre 341 Shuswap Street SW, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N2

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What is ASIST?
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – teaches you to identify people having thoughts of suicide and who may be at risk.

Learning goals and objectives:

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 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

Workshop features:

* Presentations and guidance from two Living Works registered trainers

* A scientifically proven intervention model

* Powerful audiovisual learning aids

* Group discussions

* Skills practice and development

* A balance of challenge and safety


Cost:  $160/person  (subsidized rate)
* 2 day course training includes materials & a light snack
* please bring your own lunch
** This training is partially subsidized by CMHA & community partners.
Please contact Shannon Hecker for more info @ 250-832-8477**

Suicide is preventable. Anyone can make a difference.

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SD 83 District Education Support Centre
341 Shuswap Street SW, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N2

4 juillet 2018
mercredi, 4 juillet 2018 8:30 Matin (HAP)


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Shannon Hecker @ CMHA - Shuswap/Revelstoke
433 Hudson Avenue NE
PO Box 3275
Salmon Arm , BC

À propos de cet organisme

Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a national charity that helps maintain and improve mental health for all Canadians. As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. In BC, mental health, substance use and addictive behaviour are within the scope of the organization. Through our family of over 100 local, provincial and national locations across Canada, CMHA provides a wide range of innovative services and supports tailored to and in partnership with our communities. Mental health begins where you live, learn, work and play. Together, we are making a difference.