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.

Bookable Dates

28th Apr 2020 (09:30)
Redeemer Church, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN
20/30 places left

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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