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2020 Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

| 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

 Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is the most widely used intervention skills workshop in the U.S.The two-day intensive and practice-dominated course is designed to help give caregivers:

1. Recognize the risk for suicide 2. Intervent to prevent immediate harm 3. Create a “safety for now” plan 4. Link persons with thoughts of suicide to appropriate help and community resources. 

 WHO:  ASIST is often used by professionals in a variety of school, mental health, justice, medical, clergy, or other community “front line” positions. It is for all caregivers, regardless of the age group served. It is also appropriate for friends or family members who are interested in learning skills to help their loved ones at risk of suicide. 

 WHEN:                                       

March 19-20, 2020 8:30 AM-4:30 PM    
May 21-22, 2020 8:30 AM-4:30 PM    
August 20-21, 2020 8:30 AM-4:30 PM    
November 19-20, 2020 8:30 AM-4:30 PM    
       

*You must attend both full-day sessions. If you cannot attend both days or need to leave early, please reschedule for another class. No exceptions. 


WHERE:  
Region Ten Community Services Board,  500 Old Lynchburg Rd. Training Rooom B,   Charlottesville, VA  22903 

 COST: FREE

 REGISTER: Contact: Jessica Phipps at 434-972-1800 or MHFA@regionten.org

Region Ten provides mental health, intellectual disability, crisis and substance use services for adults and children living in the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Greene, Fluvanna, Louisa and Nelson. Since Region Ten’s inception in 1969, we have grown to more than 500 employees working to enrich our community one life at time.

About This Event

Address
500 Old Lynchburg Rd. Training Room B Charlottesville, VA 22903
Date
| 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost
FREE
Register

Contact: Jessica Phipps at 434-972-1800 or MHFA@regionten.org