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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
November 22, 2016 - November 23, 2016$80
ASIST is a two-day workshop that teaches participants to carry out life-saving interventions for people at risk. It trains participants to become better prepared to recognise when someone may be thinking of suicide, respond in ways that clarify and address suicide risk, understand why suicide thoughts are present, work together to review risk and increase safety and facilitate links with further help.
live.life.well. is hosting this training for service providers connected to the Mount Alexander community in late November:
- Date: 22 & 23 November 9:00am-5:00pm
- Location: Uniting Church Hall, 12 Lyttleton St Castlemaine
- Cost: $80 per person, including morning and afternoon tea, lunch and resources – this cost is subsidised by live.life.well.
Bookings can be made through trybooking here.
For questions about bookings please contact Castlemaine District Community Health on 5479 1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the ASIST program, please visit the livingworks website here.
Anne Watson (RN, RPN, BN)
Anne is a credentialed Mental Health Nurse who has worked in public mental health services for many years in a variety of roles (clinician, manager, educator) and in a variety of programs across age groups from Child and Adolescent to the Elderly. She has considerable experience in delivering groupwork (parents, carers, young people, professionals) and education and training in diverse settings from the corporate sector to the community. Anne has been an ASIST trainer for over 15 years and works with LivingWorks on the International Quality Assurance Team, where she provides support and mentoring to less experienced trainers from around the world. She is also one of only eight trainers in Australia who is qualified to work as a Training Coach to prepare candidates to become ASIST Trainers.
Michelle Cowie Scott (BA, Grad Dip Ed Psych, Dip Ed)
Michelle is a registered psychologist with over 20 years experience in a range of mental health settings clinically and as a trainer of a wide range of audiences. She has worked in child and adolescent mental health , and currently works within the aged mental health field as a Behavioural Consultant for the Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service.