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December 5 @ 8:00 am - December 6 @ 5:00 pm

ASIST-Reno-Dec. 5-6, 2019

*American Legion Hall – 730 4th St, Sparks, NV 89431 (next to the Sparks Post Office off of Prater Way) *

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*

*There are CEU’s for this training for those licensed by the following Nevada Boards of Social work / MFT / ADGC / Psychological / EMS / Pharmacy / Physical Therapy / Post / Board of Education.

Registration is now closed.

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Start:
December 5 @ 8:00 am
End:
December 6 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

American Legion Hall
730 4th St
Sparks, NV 89431 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) 684-2238 – jmassolo@health.nv.gov for Northern Events