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May 17 @ 8:00 am - May 18 @ 5:00 pm

ASIST-Reno-May 17-18_2018

*TMCC/Redfield Campus in room 167 at 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, 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), Psychologists (13.0), and Nurses, and Social Workers, CADCs, LADCs (12.5). This workshop is also recognized by the Nevada Board of Education (1.0) and POST (15.0) credit.

Registration is now closed.

Details

Start:
May 17 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 18 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

TMCC – Redfield Campus
18600 Wedge Parkway
Reno, NV 89511 United States
Phone:
775-687-0847

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