Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) for First Responders
Status: Code 4, Inc. (SC4i) and Pikes Peak Suicide Prevention Partners are providing this two-day workshop specifically for First Responders who are interested in learning more about suicide prevention.
Time & Location
Nov 15, 8:30 AM – Nov 16, 8:30 AM
El Paso-Teller County 9-1-1 Authority, 2350 Airport Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910, USA
About the Event
Course time: The workshop will begin at 8:30 am and end at 4:30 pm each day. Please arrive for check in by 8:15 am.
ASIST is a two-day workshop designed for individuals interested in learning more about suicide prevention. In this evidence-based training, you will learn suicide first-aid techniques to help a person with thoughts of suicide stay safe and seek further help as needed. Participants learn to use a suicide intervention model to:
- Identify persons with thoughts of suicide
- Seek a shared understanding of reasons for dying and living
- Develop a safe plan based upon a review of risk
- Prepare for follow-up
- Become involved in suicide-safer community networks
This class is primarily offered for First Responders and their family members aged 16 or older wanting to make their community safer from suicide!
This is an in-person training; we will be strictly following all mandated COVID prevention protocols for everyone’s health and safety.