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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - ASIST Awareness

Due to financial pressures we are sorry to inform you that we are unable to provide tea and coffee at the training events during 2019-2020, we advise that you take drinks and a packed lunch with you to events.

 

Course Provider

New Pathways

 

Aim

  • ASIST aims to improve the methods used by all health, social care and emergency services professionals to support people at risk of suicide.
  • Recognise that caregivers and persons at risk are affected by personal and societal attitudes about suicide.
  • Discuss suicide in a direct manner with someone at risk.

 

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Identify risk alerts and develop related safeplans.
  • Demonstrate the skills required to intervene with a person at risk of suicide.
  • List the types of resources available to a person at risk, including him or herself.
  • Recognise that suicide prevention is broader than suicide first-aid and includes life promotion and self-care for caregivers.

 

DateVenuesTimes
7th and 8th November 2019Brecon Castle Hotel9.00am - 5.00pm
16th and 17th January 2020NPTC Newtown9.00am - 5.00pm
6th and 7th February 2020MRC Llandrindod Wells9.00am - 5.00pm

 

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given

Express an interest in this course here Expression of Interest Form for Training Courses

 

Contacts

  • Email: pwbotu@powys.gov.uk
  • Phone: 01597 827330 / 01597 827333
  • Address: Social Care Workforce Development Team, The Gwalia, Ithon Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6AA

 

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