Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST)

When Thursday, May 12, 2022; Friday, May 13, 2022

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. each day.

Registration Deadline Thursday, May 5th, 2022
Location

LRADAC Education Center
2711 Colonial Drive
Columbia, South Carolina

(803) 726-9301

LRADAC is a Tobacco-Free Campus.

Room temperature varies – please feel free to bring a jacket or sweater.

Cost $150 Registration Fee. Lunch is on your own. Snacks are provided.
Credit (15) Hours will be awarded for recertification or certification continuing education purposes for certified addictions counselors. LLR Provider #4563
Facilitator Jenniffer Weller-White, LISW-CP, LAC, NCAAC, CS Treatment Director, LRADAC and Nicole S. Deems, Ed.S, LMFT, LAC, CCS, Director of Clinical Advancement, LRADAC
Attending Open to anyone interested in suicide prevention.
Objectives

In the course of the two-day workshop, ASIST participants learn to:

  • Understand the ways personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions.
  • Provide guidance and suicide first-aid to a person at risk in ways that meet their individual safety needs.
  • Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the actions required to implement it.
  • Appreciate the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources in the community at large.
  • Recognize other important aspects of suicide prevention including life-promotion and self-care.
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