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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 19/11/2019 - 20/11/2019
All Day

Location
AMC Training Centre

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Help save lives by learning how to best prevent suicide.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
ASIST is a two day interactive workshop in suicide first aid created by LivingWorks. Participants learn to recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide and respond in ways that help increase their immediate safety and link them to further help. ASIST aims to enhance a caregiver’s abilities to help a person at risk avoid suicide. It is intended that ASIST participants will be better prepared to:

  • Reflect on how their attitudes and beliefs about suicide affect their intervention role.
  • Discuss suicide with a person at risk in a direct manner.
  • Build a collaborative approach to intervention focused on safe outcomes.
  • Review immediate suicide risk and develop appropriate safeplans.
  • Demonstrate skills required to intervene with a person at risk of suicide.
  • Identify resources available to a person at risk of suicide.
  • Identify the importance of self-care.

This two day workshop includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Click here to register

For more information call Adrienne on 02 6251 4166.

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