*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*
**This training has been approved for CEU Credits for Nurses, Social Workers, CADCs, LADCs (13), MFT, CPC, Psychological Examiners (13.5), NDE (1.0), State EMS (14), SNHD EMS, Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors (13), Pharmacy and POST (15).
*Please note that due to scheduling rooms and trainers we won’t be able to offer refunds so please be sure the dates work into your schedule before you register.