Pete's Dragons - ASIST - Suicide First Aid Intervention Skills Training


Event Date :
21 July 2018
Cost :
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Description :

ASIST -  Suicide First Aid Intervention Skills Training 

ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop that prepares caregivers to provide suicide life-assisting first-aid intervention. Small group discussions and skills practice are based on adult learning principles.  ASIST teaches Pathways for Assisting Life (PAL), a practical guide to doing suicide interventions.  Powerful videos support learning.

This course will help you:-

  •  identify people who have thoughts of suicide.
  •  understand how beliefs and attitudes can affect suicide interventions.
  •  understand a person at risks' story about suicide as well as recognise turning points that connect a   person to life. 
  • conduct a safety assessment and develop a plan that will keep the person at risk safe-for-now
  • confirm the person at risks' faith in the safe plan and their intent to follow it through.

Who is this course for:-

Anyone over 16 years of age

Course Dates & Venue

July 21st and 22nd both days 9am to 5pm, Pete's Dragons, 102 Exeter Road, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1QA.  £90 to include resources, refreshments and a certificate. 

For booking please contact Pete's Dragons on 01395 277780 or