Virtually anyone aged 16 or over, regardless of prior experience or training, can become and ASIST-trained caregiver. Developed in 1983 and regularly updated to reflect improvements in knowledge and practice, ASIST is the world’s leading suicide intervention workshop. During the two-day interactive session, participants learn to intervene and help prevent the immediate risk of suicide.
Over 1,000,000 people have taken the workshop, and studies have proven that the ASIST method helps reduce suicidal feelings for those at risk.
Participants in the workshop can expect:
*A scientifically proven intervention model
*Skills practice and development
*A balance of challenge and safety