Thu, Sep 10|
Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
Suicide Intervention Training - Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in Suicide first-aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may be at risk of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety.
Time & Location
Sep 10, 2020, 7:30 AM – Sep 11, 2020, 4:00 PM
Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, 1111 East End Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711, USA
About The Event
This Workshop will run from 730AM-4PM 10 September 2020 and 8AM-4PM 11 September 2020. You must attend both days to recieve a certificate.
ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first-aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize
when someone may be at risk of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their
immediate safety. 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.
CEU - Participants who have completed an ASIST workshop in the USA are eligible to complete an online exam to obtain CEU credits. Fees for CEU's are $60 for 12 credit hours. These fees are paid online at the time of completion of the exam and are separate from the workshop fees.
Free - Grant from PA DMVA
Seats in the workshop are provided for all who are willing to work with veterans by a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Tickets normally cost $150.