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ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)


  • Jewish Family Services Capitol Hill Campus 1601 16th Avenue Seattle (map)
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Arm yourself with the skills in suicide prevention.

ASIST is founded on the principle that everyone can make a difference in preventing suicide. This is a two-day, interactive workshop where participants learn to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. During the workshop, participants will learn to do the following:

• Understand how personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions.

• Provide guidance to people in ways that meet their individual safety needs.

• Identify key elements of effective suicide safety plans and actions required to implement it.

• See the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources in the community.

• Recognize other key aspects of suicide prevention, including life-promotion and self-care.

Wednesday, February 13 – Thursday, February 14, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

JFS Capitol Hill Campus, 1601 16th Avenue, Seattle

Cost: Free. Continuing Education (CEU) credits are available.

Register at education@jfsseattle.org or (206) 861-8784 by providing:

• First and last name.

• Phone number.

• Email address.

ASIST Training is made possible thanks to the Washington Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Funding for this training is provided by the Breaking Barriers Grant from the Genesis Prize Foundation and the Jewish Funders Network.