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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

February 18, 2020 @ 8:00am - 5:00pm

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: 434-972-1800 and ask for ‘Training Department” or email MHFA@regionten.org

Location

Old Lynchburg Road
Old Lynchburg Road is the main administrative campus for Region Ten Community Services Board.
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500 Old Lynchburg Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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