**Western Nevada College Campus, Bristlecone Building Room 343, 2201 W. College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703**
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.
*Please note – Due to scheduling issues, we have a no refund policy so please be sure that this will fit into your schedule.