ASIST – Suicide Intervention Training Workshop, Ohio – September 14-15, 2022
ASIST is Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training-2 Day Workshop. September 14 & 15; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm each day American Legion Post 221 – Massillon 427 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, OH 44646 Registration required. Deposit will be refunded after attendance. (unless you want to leave it as a donation to help support this program)
The Long Walk Home Organization believes this workshop to be very effective. After the workshops we held, 80% of participants said they would intervene a person at risk of suicide but prior to class only 20% would intervene. Don’t wait until it’s too late to save someone.
There is no charge to Veterans, their adult family members, & supporters.
The registration deposit of $100 will be refunded after the workshop is attended (unless you prefer to pay-it-forward). If you don’t show up or have to cancel, the fee is forfeited as a donation.
Lunch is included Saturday & Sunday.
Workshop will begin Wednesday, September 14 at 9:00 am and finish at 4:00 pm, then Thursday, September 15 at 9:00 am-4:00pm. This is a 2 day class. You will go home at night and come back in the morning.
Two knowledgeable, supportive trainers will guide you through the course, ensuring your comfort and safety. One of our trainers on The Long Walk Home staff, Ron Newhouse, is a 22-year veteran whom has led 21 ASIST Workshops.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED due to limited capacity. The registration deposit of $100 is to hold your place and will be refunded after the workshop is attended by you. The deposit will be forfeited if you don’t show up or have to cancel.
This powerful workshop is an $800.00 value (per person) that is sponsored by The Long Walk Home. Many thanks to the Campaign 22 members for helping us fund this!
The world’s leading suicide intervention training program
Trusted by professionals yet learnable by anyone, LivingWorks Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is the only workshop of its kind. Updated continually to reflect new knowledge, LivingWorks ASIST has been empowering people to provide skilled, life-saving interventions for over 35 years.
The LivingWorks ASIST experience
LivingWorks ASIST is a two-day face-to-face workshop featuring powerful audiovisuals, discussions, and simulations.
At a LivingWorks ASIST workshop, you’ll learn how to mitigate suicide by recognizing signs, providing a skilled intervention, and developing a safety plan to keep someone alive.
Two knowledgeable, supportive trainers will guide you through the course, ensuring your comfort and safety.
LivingWorks ASIST is proven effective
LivingWorks ASIST is evidence-based. Here’s what over 30 peer-reviewed studies and government reports on LivingWorks ASIST found:
- Improves trainee skills and readiness
- Safe for trainees, with no adverse effects from training
- Interventions shown to increase hope and reduce suicidality
- Training shown to increase general counseling and listening skills
- Saving lives and costs, yielding return on investment of up to 50:1
REGISTRATION REQUIRED due to limited capacity. The registration deposit is to hold your place and will be refunded after the workshop is attended by you. The deposit will be forfeited if you don’t show up or have to cancel.
SAM Center is hosting and co-sponsoring this ASIST course. If you would like to host a workshop in your area, contact firstname.lastname@example.org