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September 26 @ 8:00 am - September 27 @ 5:00 pm

Cancelled ASIST-Ely-Sep26-27_2017

*This class has been cancelled for the time being, but will be rescheduled for a later date.*

*GBC College Campus, Room 107 at 2115 Bobcat Dr. Ely, NV*

The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills  Training (ASIST) program is designed for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.  ASIST uses many different teaching processes to create a  practice-oriented and interactive learning  experience.  The emphasis of the two-day (16 hours) workshop is on suicide first aid.

At the end of the  workshop participants will be able to:

  • Recognize invitations for help
  • Reach out and offer support
  • Review the risk of suicide
  • Apply a suicide intervention model
  • Link persons at risk of suicide with community resources.

This workshop is appropriate for all caregivers, including: professionals, counselors, social workers,  paraprofessionals, teachers, youth workers, clergy, physicians, community volunteers, mental health professionals and family members.  Attendance on both days is essential and also required for

Continuing Education Credits*

Continuing Education credits are available for the following  Nevada licensed professionals: Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselors (13.5), Marriage & Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors (15.0), Psychologists (13.0), and Nurses, and Social Workers (12.5). This workshop is also recognized by the Nevada Board of Education (1.0) and POST (15.0) credit.

This class has been cancelled for the time being, but will be rescheduled for a later date.

Details

Start:
September 26 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 27 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

Great Basin College (CBC)
2115 Bobcat Drive
Ely, NV 89301 United States

Organizer

Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention – North
Phone:
(775) 684-2238
Email:
jmassolo@health.nv.gov
Website:
nvsuicideprevention.org

Contact Richard Egan
(702) 486-8225 – regan@health.nv.gov for Southern Events

Contact Janett Massolo
(775) 687-0847 – jmassolo@health.nv.gov for Northern Events