Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training/ A.S.I.S.T. (Live In Person)


11/06/2023 - 11/07/2023    
9:30 am - 4:00 pm


Bookings closed

Event Type

Instructors: Nicki Casseres

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 in person, 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. 

In order to achieve a certificate of completion for this training, 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



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