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ASIST Workshop in Warren, PA

March 5 @ 8:30 am - March 6 @ 4:30 pm

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ASIST Training: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

March 5 & 6, 2024 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (both days)

Hosted by: Beacon Light
1885 Market Street, Warren, PA 16365

Cost: FREE

Learn the skills. Suicide is Preventable. Help save a life.

** Free CEUs will be provided in EMS/LSW/LPC/LMFT from UPMC.

Questions? Call 878-208-8186 or email pag109@pitt.edu

Register using the QR code or https://rb.gy/j4oea

ASIST is a two-day, highly participatory workshop in which participants learn to use a suicide intervention model to identify individuals with thoughts of suicide, seek a shared understanding of reasons for dying and living, develop a safety plan based upon a review of risk, and learn how to provide active follow-up.

  • Recognize that caregivers and persons at risk are affected by personal and societal attitudes about suicide.
  • Discuss suicide in a direct manner with someone at risk.
  • Identify risk alerts and develop related safety plans.
  • Demonstrate the skills required to intervene with a person at risk of suicide.
  • List the types of resources available to a person at risk, including themselves.
  • Make a commitment to improving community resources.
  • Recognize that suicide prevention is broader than suicide first-aid and includes life promotion and self-care for caregivers.

Details

Start:
March 5 @ 8:30 am
End:
March 6 @ 4:30 pm
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