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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314
ASIST two-day training
LivingWorks explains that Applied Suicide Interventions Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Anyone 16 or older can learn and use the ASIST model.
Learning goals and objectives
Over the course of their two-day workshop, ASIST participants 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 a...n 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.
This is a 2 Day Training. Attendees must arrive on time and complete both days of training in order to obtain the ASIST Certification.