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Two day workshop that trains caregivers of persons at risk of suicide

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ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is a two day workshop that trains you to become an effective caregiver for a person at risk of suicide. Learn to assist persons at risk of suicide. perform suicide first aid, help them stay safe and seek further help.

ASIST is an interactive workshop that equips you to recognize invitations for help, reach out and offer support, review the risks of suicide, apply a suicide intervention model and link the person at risk to community resources. Evaluations have shown ASIST to be a very effective program, increasing a caregiver's knowledge, skills, and confidence to respond to a person at risk of suicide.

Call the JBLM Suicide Prevention Office for more information or to sign up for an ASIST T-2 class on the following dates: Jan. 26-27; Feb. 9-10 and 23-24; March 8-9 and 22-23; April 12-13 and 26-27; May 10-11 and 17-18; June 7-8 , 21-22; July 12-13 and 26-27; Aug. 16-17 and 23-24; Sept. 6-7 and 20-21.

Workshops are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each of the two days at Lewis North Chapel. The dress is civilian casual.

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