ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Date: 
10/31/2019 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: 
WellLife Huntington Offices, 55 Horizon Drive, Huntington, NY 11743

Why take an ASIST Training?

  • At a LivingWorks ASIST workshop- you'll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing the signs, by learning intervention skills, and developing a safety plan to keep someone alive.
  • PROVEN EVIDENCE BASED PROGRAMS - People count on LivingWorks trainings to save and change lives. That's why we're committed to offering programs that are tested, proven, and evidence-based. With over 50 peer-reviewed studies and government reports validating the impact of our programs, we have the most robust evidence based in the suicide prevention training field.
  • LivingWorks ASIST is a two-day face-to-face workshop featuring powerful audiovisuals, discussions and simulations.

 

Over the course of their two-day workshop, ASIST participants will learn to:

  • Understand the ways that personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions
  • Provide guidance and suicide first aid to a person at risk in ways that meet their individual safety needs
  • Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the actions required to implement it
  • Appreciate the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources in the community at large
  • Recognize other important aspects of suicide prevention including life-promotion and self-care

 

 

Seminar Leader:

  Max Banilivy, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and the Director of WellLife Network’s Clinical Training, Education and Field Placement services.

 

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