THIS SESSION IS FULL: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Two-Day Training


02/04/2020 - 02/05/2020    
9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Bookings closed


Toronto Hostels Training Centre (THTC)
65 Wellesley Street East, Suite 501, Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 1G7

The ASIST workshop is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Over one million caregivers have participated in this two-day, highly interactive, practical, practice-oriented workshop. Enjoy small group discussions and skills practice that are based upon adult learning principles.  Experience powerful videos on suicide intervention.  Feel challenged and safe. Learn suicide first aid.



  • You must be prompt and present for the course – participation in the full two days is required. Any time missed will result in certificates not being issued.
  • Participants will receive a training manual and certificate.


Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize that caregivers and persons at risk are affected by personal and societal attitudes about suicide.
  • Discuss suicide with a person at risk in a direct manner.
  • Identify risk alerts and develop a safe plan.
  • Demonstrate the skills required to intervene with a person at risk of suicide.
  • List the types of resources available to a person at risk of suicide, including themselves.
  • Recognize that suicide prevention is broader than suicide intervention and includes life promotion and self-care for caregivers and persons at risk © Centre for Suicide Prevention.


Target Group: All

Additional Training Method: Agency Training



REGISTRATIONS ARE CLOSED FOR THIS PROGRAM - THTC DOES NOT MAINTAIN A WAITLIST or CANCELLATION LIST. Please refer to the training calendar for future availability.