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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Just as “CPR” skills make physical first aid possible, training in suicide intervention develops the skills used in suicide first aid. ASIST is a two-day intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers recognize risk and learn how to intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST is widely used by people in a variety of “front line” positions, including counselors, campus security, student services and residence hall staff, health care center staff, social workers and campus ministry. 

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To find out more about bringing an ASIST training to your campus, contact:
Jane Wiggins, Ph.D. ✉
540-568-8901 ☏

Because of the demand for seats, please register only if you are able to attend the full two days, and are not 'on-call' for other duties during that time.

Event Date Time Registration Notes Location
ASIST April 6-7, 2023 8:20-4:30 Registration open
Harrisonburg, VA
ASIST April 6-7, 2023 8:20-4:30 Registration is open
Alexandria, VA
ASIST April 12-13, 2023 8:20-4:30 Open only to Norfolk State University students and staff until April 1, 2023
Norfolk, VA
ASIST May 22-23, 2023 8:20-4:30 Open only to safeTALK T4T candidates and the JMU community until April 30.
Harrisonburg, VA
ASIST June 5-6, 2023 8:20-4:30 Open only to members of the University of Richmond campus community until May 19, 2023
Richmond, VA
ASIST July 27-28, 2023 8:20-4:30 Winchester
ASIST Aug. 10-11, 2023 8:20-4:30 Open only to the Liberty University Community until July 15, 2023.
Lynchburg, VA