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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

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BridgePoint Center for Eating Disorders

744 Saskatchewan Ave

Box 190

MILDEN, SK S0L2L0

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Learn the skills. Save a life!

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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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

AUDIENCE

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.

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