ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

Livewell Southwest Academy
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

ASIST is a two-day interactive course that enables participants to become more confident and able to identify risk and intervene to prevent immediate risk of suicide.

Objectives/Aims of Course

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify people who have thoughts of suicide
  • Understand how beliefs and attitudes can effect suicide interventions
  • Understand a person at risk's story about suicide as well as recognise turning points that connect a person to life
  • Conduct a safety assessment and develop a plan that will keep the person at risk safe-for-now
  • Confirm the person at risk's faith in the Safe plan and their intent to follow it through
  • Practice as a registered ASIST caregiver

Course Programme

ASIST is intended as “suicide first aid” training. It is an evidence-based and cost effective intervention that can be delivered in a wide range of settings.

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This course is designed for individuals, carers, veterans & serving personnel, community groups, teams or organisations, including those working or caring in community, voluntary, health & social care services & education.

Anyone aged 16 or over and anyone living or working in or around the Plymouth area.

Dates available on arrangement

Livewell Southwest Academy can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

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