ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills

The Training Exchange
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

This is a 2 day course in Bristol (you come to us)

Also available for teams in-house (we come to you)

Course overview:

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) training is a two-day interactive programme in suicide first aid, developed by LivingWorks Education. ASIST provides an evidence based structure to make a first aid response to someone with thoughts of suicide.

It is a collaborative model and aims to work with the person to stay 'safe for now'. The ASIST model can be used by staff working in a range of settings to provide the understanding and skills to intervene effectively. ASIST can also enhance the skills of people with a lot of experience on suicide prevention.

Course aim:

To develop understanding and skills for suicide intervention 

Course objectives:

By the end of the course participants will have had opportunities to:

  • Understand the ways personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions
  • Provide guidance and suicide first-aid to a person at risk in ways that meet their individual safety needs
  • Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the actions required to implement it
  • Appreciate the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources in the community at large
  • Recognise other important aspects of suicide prevention including life-promotion and self-care

Maximum Group Size: 15-30

Bookable Dates

20th Mar 2024 (09:00)
St Werburghs Community Centre, Horley Road, St Werburghs, Bristol, BS2 9TJ
10/30 places left

Dates available on arrangement

The Training Exchange can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

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