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May 16 @ 8:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm

ASIST Training-Fallon-May 16-17, 2019

**Western Nevada College Campus – Pinon Hall room 202 – 160 Campus Way, Fallon, NV  89406**

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.

**CEU’s available from the Nevada Boards of Social Work / MFT / ADGC / Psychological / EMS / Education / Pharmacy / P.O.S.T.

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Details

Start:
May 16 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 17 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention – North
Phone:
(775) 684-2240
Email:
jmassolo@health.nv.gov
Website:
nvsuicideprevention.org

Venue

Western Nevada College Campus – Fallon
160 Campus Way
Fallon, NV 89406 United States
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Phone:
(775) 687-0847

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

Contact Janett Massolo
(775) 684-2240 – jmassolo@health.nv.gov for Northern Events