ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

When:
September 11, 2019 – September 12, 2019 all-day UTC Timezone
2019-09-11T00:00:00+00:00
2019-09-13T00:00:00+00:00
Where:
The Bay Hotel
Burntisland Rd
Kinghorn, Burntisland KY3 9YE
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Michelle Campbell
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.

Course length: Two days

Facilitators:

Helen Hutton, Outreach Counselling Coordinator, Fife Alcohol Support Service

John Kennedy, Area Coordinator, Drug and Alcohol Psychotherapies Limited

Sarah White, Alcohol Counsellor, Fife Alcohol Support Service

Steve McLaren, Warehouse Supervisor, Furniture Plus

 

**Apply online here**