Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Two-Day Training – LIVE


07/31/2023 - 08/01/2023    
9:30 am - 4:30 pm


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

Event Type

This session is now full.  The next live ASIST training is scheduled for November 27/28.  If you would like to register for the November dates, please follow this link:
We do also offer a 2-day Suicide Intervention training live-online, on September 11/12.  If you are interested in the online training, please follow this link:

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 LIVE, 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.

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.
  • You must be prompt for the course – any time missed will result in certificate not being issued.
  • This training is interactive, all attendees are required to participate.
  • Participants will receive a training manual and certificate.

Target Group: All

Additional Training Method: Agency Training

Total Cost: THTC Members Pay: $200.00 | Non-Members Pay: $210.00