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

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.

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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