ASIST – Applied suicide intervention techniques

Who is it for?

Anyone interested in learning skills in suicide intervention.


Course content overview

The goal of ASIST is to enhance your ability to assist a person at risk to keep safe-for-now.

Learning outcomes

By completing the will workshop you will have:

  • explored your own attitudes towards suicide and developed understanding of the impact attitudes have on the intervention process
  • developed your skills in recognising risk
  • examined a model for effective suicide prevention and had the opportunity to develop your own intervention skills
  • developed your knowledge of local resources
  • developed an understanding of ‘safeplans’ and how to use them to reduce the risk of suicide


Learning pathway

The course is one of a number provided around the theme of mental health. Other relevant courses include:

  • Mental health awareness pathway
  • Safe Talk


What you need to do before attending?

You must be able to attend both days of this course


How long does this course last?

2 days


Who will provide this training?

This will be provided by registered LivingWorks trainers.


When is this course running?

ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Techniques

ASIST – Applied suicide intervention techniques