What is ASIST? 

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training is a comprehensive, interactive and evidence-based 2-day workshop recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO). It aims to teach participants skills to recognise and support the immediate safety of people who may be experiencing thoughts of suicide.

 

 

 

  • Who can attend the workshop?

    • Anyone over the age of 16 can partake in these workshops.

  • How many people will be the in workshop?

    • ASIST workshops work best with a minimum of 20 participants. We can train up to 30 participants per workshop.

  • What resources are included?

    • Participant booklet

    • Community Helpers handout

    • Certificate of ASIST trained first aid caregiver. 

  • Who runs the workshops?

    • Our therapists, Deborah and Pamela, completed a “Training the Trainers” workshop in 2019. They are LivingWorks registered trainers.

  • How often does The Barbara Bettle Foundation run ASIST workshops?

    • The view is to run the workshops every month. This may be revised if demand for the workshops increases.

Upcoming Events
Tue, Jul 21
Location is TBD
Expression of Interest: 21st - 22nd July Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 2 day course
Become an internationally recognised ASIST Practitioner
Tue, Jun 23
Location is TBD
Expressions of Interest: 23rd and 24th June Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 2 day course
Become an internationally recognised ASIST practitioner.

@2019 barbara bettle foundation