ASIST Workshops 2019

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Presented by Michelle Graeber (CEO) and Renee Tsatsis  (Helpline Coordinator) 

ASIST is the most widely used suicide intervention model in the world. In this 2 day interactive workshop, learn how to:

  • Reflect on how your attitudes and beliefs about suicide affect your intervention role
  • Discuss suicide with a person witht houghts of suicide in a clear and direct manner
  • Build a collaborative approach to intervention focused on safe outcomes
  • Review immediate suicide risk and develop appropriate safeplans
  • Recognize that suicide prevention is broader than suicide first aid and includes life promotion and self care for caregivers

ASIST is run by registered LivingWorks trainers and uses internationally standardised learning materials.

Time:              9.30am-5.30pm both days (it is a requirement to attend both full days)
Venue:           ARCVic, 292 Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills
Fee:               $300 / $260 ARCVic Members 
2019 Dates:
  • Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd March. Book online here
  • Friday 10th & Saturday May 11th. Book online here
  • Thursday 20th & Friday 21st June. Book online here
  • Friday 16th & Saturday 17th August. Book online here
  • Thursday 17th & Friday 18th October. Book online here
  • Thursday 5th & Friday 6th December. Book online here

Download flyer for 2019 sessions pdf here (360 KB)