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.
wigginjr@jmu.edu ✉
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 August 16-17, 2022 8:20-4:30 Open only to the Hampton University Community
Register
Hampton, VA
ASIST August 22-23, 2022 8:20-4:30 Registration is open
Register
Lexington, VA
ASIST Sept. 1-2, 2022 8:20-4:30 Open only to graduate students in the JMU Occupational Therapy program
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Harrisonburg, VA
ASIST Sept. 23-24, 2022 8:20-4:30 Open only to members of the Liberty University community until Sept. 15.
Register
Lynchburg, VA


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