ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

ASIST is a two-day workshop that provides practical training for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Distress Centre hosts ASIST workshops throughout the year.  Training dates below.

Participants in the workshop learn how to:

  • Recognize invitations to help.
  • Reach out and offer support.
  • Review the risk of suicide.
  • Apply a suicide intervention model.
  • Link people with community resources

ASIST Training Dates

August 29 & 30, 2017

October 18 & 19, 2017

December 2 & 3, 2017

 

SafeTALK      suicide alertness for EVERYONE

What is SafeTALK?

SafeTALK is a 3 hour workshop where you will learn:

  • To be a suicide alert helper
  • To be aware that opportunities to help a person with thoughts of suicide are sometimes missed, dismissed and avoided
  • To use TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and Keep Safe) and activate a suicide alert.
  • How and where to connect persons with thoughts of suicide to further help and care.

 

SafeTalk Training Dates:

July 19, 2017

September 19, 2017

November 21, 2017