*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.
*Please note that due to scheduling rooms and trainers, we aren’t able to offer refunds, so please be sure the date work into your schedule before you register.