ASIST Training Aiken, SC

April 26, 2023 @ 8:00AM — April 27, 2023 @ 5:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

Cedar Creek Church: 3001 Banks Mill Rd Aiken, SC 29803 Get Directions

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ASIST TWO-DAY TRAINING Presented by The SAM Foundation & Cedar Creek Church

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide and first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don't need any formal training to attend the workshop--anyone 16 or older can learn and use the ASIST model.


*Understand the ways that personal and social attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions.

*Provide guidance & suicide first aid to a person at risk in ways that meet their individual safety needs.

*Identify the key elements of an effective suicide plan and the actins required to implement it.

*Appreciate the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources in the community at large.

*Recognize other important aspects of suicide prevention including life-promotion and self-care.

APRIL 26 & 27, 2023

8:00 am -- 5:00 pm

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