Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day accredited workshop designed to increase risk recognition and intervention skill levels of teachers, outreach workers, health workers, social workers, human resources personnel, etc. ASIST is an intensive, interactive, and practice-based course designed to provide intervention skills to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST is the most widely used, acclaimed, and researched suicide intervention training workshop in the world.
All in-person workshops will be ran in accordance with the Government of Alberta restrictions and may change without notice.
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) TuneUp is a half-day refresher course developed by LivingWorks Education for participants who have completed ASIST. The workshop offers participants an opportunity to review the Pathway for Assisting Life Model, discuss successes and challenges in using the model, and clarify concepts covered within the model.
This 3.5 hour workshop is only for people with a valid ASIST certificate. This will allow you to renew your ASIST certification for a further two years. Please email proof of certificate prior to registering for the workshop.
If you are unable to attend training in person at this time but are in need of training on suicide prevention, there is a 90-minute online program through LivingWorks called LivingWorks Start for more information go here https://www.livingworks.net/start.