We are excited to announce the fall dates for the upcoming ASIST Suicide Intervention training.
ASIST is a vital two-day course that covers the following:
ASIST is a 2-day intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course designed to help individuals recognize the risk of suicide, and learn how to intervene to prevent the risk of suicidal thoughts from becoming suicidal behaviors. Suitable for all persons in positions of trust: health professionals, social service workers, teachers, counselors, youth workers, police and correctional staff, and community volunteers. Prepared caregivers can help prevent suicide. Includes a Suicide Intervention Handbook and a certificate.
The Next Training Dates are
Tues. Sept. 19 & Wed. Sept. 20, 2017, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at Humber College Lake Shore Campus Building L Room 1017
Sat. Oct. 28th & Sun. Oct. 29th, 2017 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at Humber College Lake Shore Campus Building H Room H114 (Cancelled)
Sat. Nov. 18 & Sun. Nov. 19, 2017, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Location is now The Gatehouse **** 3101 Lake Shore Blvd W., Toronto, ON, M8V 3W8
Location changed due to ongoing Ontario College Teachers strike
- Presentations and guidance from two LivingWorks registered trainers – Brad Hutchinson and Stewart Thompson
- A scientifically proven intervention model
- Powerful audiovisual learning aids
- Group discussions
- Skills practice and development
- A balance of challenge and safety
Instructors: Brad Hutchinson & Stewart Thompson