Tue03Oct2017Wed04Oct20178:30 am16 Main Street, Hempstead, NY 11550
ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)
Presented by Mental Health Association of Nassau County
Contact: Yvonne Lyon, Education Coordinator, 516-489-2322 x1257, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day intensive, interactive, and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers recognize risk and learn how to intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. The workshop is for all caregivers (any person in a position of trust). This includes professionals, paraprofessionals and lay people. It is suitable for mental health professionals, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, teachers, counselors, youth workers, police and correctional staff, school support staff, clergy, and community volunteers.