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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 3

April 22 - April 23, 2017
See times below.

Fountain Park Recreation Centre, 4 Cunningham Road, St. Albert, AB
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This is a recurring event. Upcoming dates:

  • Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is for everyone—regardless of prior experience—who wants to be able to provide suicide first aid. Shown by major studies to significantly reduce suicidality, the ASIST model teaches effective intervention skills while helping to build suicide prevention networks in the community.

Virtually anyone age 16 or older, regardless of prior experience or training, can become an ASIST-trained caregiver. Developed in 1983 and regularly updated to reflect improvements in knowledge and practice, ASIST is the world’s leading suicide intervention workshop. During the two-day interactive session, participants learn to intervene and help prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Over 1,000,000 people have taken the workshop, and studies have proven that the ASIST method helps reduce suicidal feelings for those at risk.

Workshop features:

  • Presentations and guidance from two LivingWorks registered trainers
  • A scientifically proven intervention model
  • Powerful audiovisual learning aids
  • Group discussions
  • Skills practice and development
  • A balance of challenge and safety

ASIST has saved and changed hundreds of thousands of lives around the world.

To Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/asist-applied-suicide-intervention-skills-training-2017-3-tickets-31128289552

April 22 & 23, 2017

8:00 am - 5:00 pm both days

Cofee & refreshments provided. Bring your own lunch (or lunch money).

Meeting Room #1, Fountain Park Recreation Centre, St. Albert, AB

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