Suicide Intervention (ASIST) Workshop-August 2022

August 27, 2022 @ 8:30AM — August 28, 2022 @ 4:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

VFW Post 1027-Hudson, MA: 3 Palmieri Dr Hudson, Massachusetts 01749 Get Directions

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ASIST-Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training-August 2022

ASIST is Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training-2 Day Workshop. August 27-28; 8:30 am - 4:30 pm each day VFW in Hudson, Massachusetts Registration required. Deposit will be refunded after attendance.

The Long Walk Home Organization believes this workshop to be very effective. After the workshops we held, 80% of participants said they would intervene a person at risk of suicide but prior to class only 20% would intervene. Don't wait until it's too late to save someone.

There is no charge to Veterans, their adult family members, & supporters.

The registration deposit of $100 will be refunded after the workshop is attended (unless you prefer to pay-it-forward). If you don't show up or have to cancel, the fee is forfeited as a donation.

Breakfast & Lunch is included Saturday & Sunday.

Workshop will begin Saturday, August 27 at 8:30 am and finish at 4:30 pm, then Sunday, August 28 at 8:30 am-4:30pm. This is a 2 day class. You will go home at night and come back in the morning. If you live more than 1 hour distance, we can help you with arrangements for accomodations.

Two knowledgeable, supportive trainers will guide you through the course, ensuring your comfort and safety. One of our trainers on The Long Walk Home staff, Ron Newhouse, is a 22-year veteran and he has led 21 ASIST Workshops.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED due to limited capacity. The registration deposit of $100 is to hold your place and will be refunded after the workshop is attended by you. The deposit will be forfeited if you don't show up or have to cancel.

This powerful workshop is an $800.00 value (per person) that is hosted by The Long Walk Home. Many thanks to Campaign 22 members for helping us fund this!

ASIST

The world's leading suicide intervention training program

Trusted by professionals yet learnable by anyone, LivingWorks Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is the only workshop of its kind. Updated continually to reflect new knowledge, LivingWorks ASIST has been empowering people to provide skilled, life-saving interventions for over 35 years.

The LivingWorks ASIST experience

LivingWorks ASIST is a two-day face-to-face workshop featuring powerful audiovisuals, discussions, and simulations.

At a LivingWorks ASIST workshop, you'll learn how to mitigate suicide by recognizing signs, providing a skilled intervention, and developing a safety plan to keep someone alive.

Two knowledgeable, supportive trainers will guide you through the course, ensuring your comfort and safety.

LivingWorks ASIST is proven effective

LivingWorks ASIST is evidence-based. Here's what over 30 peer-reviewed studies and government reports on LivingWorks ASIST found:

  • Improves trainee skills and readiness
  • Safe for trainees, with no adverse effects from training
  • Interventions shown to increase hope and reduce suicidality
  • Training shown to increase general counseling and listening skills
  • Saving lives and costs, yielding return on investment of up to 50:1

REGISTRATION REQUIRED due to limited capacity. The registration deposit is to hold your place and will be refunded after the workshop is attended by you. The deposit will be forfeited if you don't show up or have to cancel.

One of The Long Walk Home Mentors, Dawn Condry, is hosting this course. If you would like to host a workshop in your area, contact terri@thelongwalkhome.org

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