This half-day safeTALK training helps all members of your community :
- Be able to recognize a person with thoughts of suicide
- Know how to connect them to a person trained in suicide first aid intervention.
safeTALK prepares you to be a suicide alert helper, willing and able to perform an important helping role for persons with thoughts of suicide. Through a carefully crafted set of helping steps and the use of creative educational processes, it is possible for you to learn how to provide practical help.
Expect to be challenged. Expect to have feelings. Expect to be hopeful.
**This training has 3 CEU credits approved for Social Workers, Psychological Examiners, Pharmacy, Nurses, State/SNHD EMS, MFT, CPC, ADGC’s and POST.
Register Today (room for 30):
*Elko School District Office, Resource Library Room at 850 Elm St. , Elko, 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.
Registration is now closed.