Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

June 20th and 21st
700 Kipling Avenue, Lakewood

 A number of Colorado schools are training their mental health professionals in ASIST to support their conducting suicide assessments in their buildings.

The Colorado School Safety Resource Center is pleased to be offering a two-day training in ASIST on Monday and Tuesday, June 20th and 21st at their offices at 700 Kipling Avenue, Lakewood. This training provides practical training for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide and on helping a person at risk stay safe and seek further help. Evaluations have shown that the workshop increases caregiver’s knowledge and confidence to respond to a person at risk of suicide, those interventions skills are retained over time and that they are put to use to save lives.

Time: The workshop will run from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM on June 20th and 21st .

Location: CSSRC/Department of Public Safety, 700 Kipling Street, Lakewood, 4th Floor Training

Room Cost: $40/for the two days to cover the cost of the training materials. Checks should be make out to the “Colorado School Safety Resource Center” with “ASIST Training” in the memo space.

Registration: The workshop is limited to 20 participants on a first -come, first-served basis. We must receive your check in order to hold your spot. Please call Sarah Rose at 303.239.4435 with any questions. The Center reserves the right to cancel the workshop if they do not have the minimum number of people registered by Friday, June 17th .