Helping People….Changing Lives

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid.

Learning goals and objectives of ASIST:

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 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

 

Class sizes are limited; there may be a fee associated with this workshop.  For more information or to schedule an ASIST Workshop, contact:

Intensive Services Coordinator
17 W. Courtney St.
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(716) 366-3333, x1238