ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

When:
September 6, 2018 – September 7, 2018 all-day UTC Timezone
2018-09-06T00:00:00+00:00
2018-09-08T00:00:00+00:00
Where:
Fife Voluntary Action
Flemington Rd
Glenrothes KY7 5PZ
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelly Higgins
01592 226561

Aim:

To enable people working and living in Fife to recognise invitations for help and to intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide and thereby reduce suicide rates in the longer term.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • The ability to recognise invitations for help
  • Learned how to reach out and offer support
  • The ability to review the risk of suicide
  • The ability to apply a suicide intervention model
  • The ability to link people with community resources.

Who should attend?

This is an important course for anyone working in frontline services, where suicide prevention and risk assessment skills are required.