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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 at 09:00 - Thursday, 13 April 2017 at 17:00 (BST)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price * Fee Quantity
ASIST: Standard Price 11 Apr 2017 £80.00 £0.00
ASIST: Student Price 11 Apr 2017 £60.00 £0.00
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Name of course: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Date: This is a two-day course 12th April and 13th April 2017. The course will run from 9.00am to 5.00pm each day.  PLEASE NOTE: Participants MUST attend the two full days of training.

Price: £80 per person (including VAT) for the full two days.  £60 per student (with a student card number)

Who it’s for: everyone 16 or older—regardless of prior experience—who wants to be able to provide suicide first aid. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, participants don’t need any formal training to attend the workshop—ASIST can be learned and used by anyone. The ASIST model teaches effective intervention skills while helping to build suicide prevention networks in the community.

Information about the course: ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first-aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety.

Virtually anyone age 16 or older, regardless of prior experience or training, can become an ASIST-trained caregiver. Developed in 1983 and regularly updated to reflect improvements in knowledge and practice, ASIST is the world’s leading suicide intervention workshop. During the two-day interactive session, participants learn to intervene and help prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Over 1,000,000 people have taken the workshop, and studies have proven that the ASIST method helps reduce suicidal feelings for those at risk.

 

Workshop features:

•Presentations and guidance from two LivingWorks registered trainers

•A scientifically proven intervention model

•Powerful audiovisual learning aids

•Group discussions

•Skills practice and development

•A balance of challenge and safety

 ASIST has saved and changed hundreds of thousands of lives around the world.

 Cancellations

If you have booked through Eventbrite, then you should apply on-line for a refund. The amount of refund you get will depend on the amount of notice you give. Our terms and conditions are;

- More than 10 working days before the course - Full refund

- Less than 10 working days before the course - 50% of the fee refunded

- On the day of the course - No refund

If you have booked in any other way, please email learningscotland@tht.org.uk.

 

Do you have questions about Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)? Contact Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland

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Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland
Learning Centre Scotland
274 Sauchiehall Street
G2 3EH Glasgow
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 at 09:00 - Thursday, 13 April 2017 at 17:00 (BST)


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Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland

Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland is the leading HIV and sexual health charity in the country, offering a wide range of essential, free services to people living with HIV and those at risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Our goal is simple: Promote good sexual health to young people and adults across Scotland and provide care with respect and sensitivity. Good sexual health is a right that everyone deserves.

The charity provides UK-wide services, including a free telephone helpline (THT Direct) for anyone with sexual health worries, online services for people living with HIV (myHIV) and a much-needed Hardship fund.

In Scotland we offer the only free and confidential postal testing service for anyone worried about HIV, Fastest Direct.  It is the only service of its kind anywhere in the UK.  We also provide local services, face-to-face, in local communities across Scotland and from our centres in Aberdeen, Dundee and Glasgow.  We offer STI and blood borne virus testing through our Fastest clinics in these locations and at community events throughout the year.

Our work is not glamorous and often perceived with stigma, which makes it difficult to raise money to fund our vital services.  We get no govenment funding for our work; for example, our national postal testing service is funded through donations.

We want to change how HIV and sexual health is seen.  We want to make Scotland a safer, healthier, happier place that is better informed and more relaxed about good sexual health.

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