Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

SCI offers Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST): a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid.

The LivingWorks ASIST program teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety.

FEATURES:
Scientifically-proven intervention model
Powerful audiovisual learning aids
Group discussions
Skills practice and development
Balance of challenge and safety

DURATION:
Two days (15 hours)

PARTICIPANTS:
Anyone 16 or older; each participant must attend both days

TRAINERS:
Two or more LivingWorks registered trainers

COST:
$450 for two days, payable at time of registration
Reduced rate of $300 for individuals sponsored by a nonprofit or government social services agency (credit card or check from organization required as payment)
Lunch and course materials included

2017 DATES:
July 13-14: CME-Paducah, KY
September 6-7: San Jacinto College Maritime, La Porte, TX
October 18-19: San Jacinto College Maritime, La Porte, TX
October 25-26: CME-Paducah, KY
November 14-15: Port Newark, NJ

As the world’s leading suicide intervention workshop, LivingWorks’ ASIST program is supported by numerous evaluations including independent and peer-reviewed studies. Results demonstrate that ASIST helps participants become more willing, ready, and able to intervene with someone at risk of suicide. ASIST is also proven to reduce suicidality for those at risk.

For more information or to register, contact: ASIST@seamenschurch.org

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