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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a Course

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

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Full course description

Date: November 29 AND November 30, 2021 **You will need to attend the full 2-day training in order to receive your certificate.

Time: 09:00 - 4:30 (both days)

Location: November 29th ART 386 /  November 30th EME  1153

PLEASE NOTE: this is an in-person, live training session

Who is this for?

UBC Okanagan faculty, staff and students

What will you learn?

At a LivingWorks ASIST workshop, you'll learn how to help prevent suicide by recognizing signs of risk, providing a skilled intervention, and developing a safety plan to keep someone alive. Two knowledgeable, supportive trainers will guide you through the course, ensuring your comfort and safety.

Your facilitators

ASIST is co- facilitated by two certified trainers.

Amanda Swoboda BSW, Wellbeing Specialist with UBC Human Resources

Sam Larsen, MEd  Residence Life Manager, Student Housing and Hospitality Services

Important Information:

  • This training requires a minimum number of registrants. If the minimum is not met, the training will be cancelled and scheduled at a later date. Registrants will be notified prior to the course.
  • There is no cost to this training
  • Seats are limited. Please unenroll if you can no longer attend.
  • You will need to attend the full 2-day training in order to receive your certificate.

If you have questions about this training, please contact Amanda at amanda.swoboda@ubc.ca