You are invited to be a part of Hawaiʻi’s suicide prevention and awareness efforts!

Posted on Oct 14, 2015 in All IPCS News, Hawaii County (Big Island), suicide prevention, Suicide Prevention Events

 You are invited to be a part of Hawaii’s Suicide Prevention and Awareness Efforts!

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  ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

This two-day workshop provides training in how to recognize, assess, and support a person in crisis. ASIST is designed for caregivers who want to gain additional skills to directly discuss suicide and intervene with a person at risk of suicide.  This is a highly interactive and practice-oriented workshop that will give you the training that you need in
order to be a care-giving resource within your community.

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 Thursday
December 3 and Friday December 4, 2015

West Hawai’i Civic Center

74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy

Community Hale (Building G)

Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

7:45 am – 4:30 pm (inclusive) for BOTH days.

Please be on time.  Late-comers may be turned away.

Attendance for both days of the workshop is required for certification.

Pre-registration is required in order to attend.

 Call Nancy @ (808) 333-8988

 The training and its materials are provided without cost to all participants, so meals or refreshments are not provided.  There will be ample time for lunch to be retrieved off-site, or you may bring lunch with you to the training. 

 *** Please note that those who have experienced a recent loss to suicide may find attending suicide prevention training’s very difficult and are cautioned against
participating.  For survivor resources refer to
preventsuicidekona.com or 333-8988.

  For more information on Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training and safeTALK: Livingworks.com

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HAWAI‘I  ISLAND!

You are invited to be a part of Hawaiʻi’s suicide prevention and awareness efforts!

 ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

This TWO‐DAY workshop will equip participants to respond knowledgeably and competently to persons at risk of suicide. Participants learn and practice skills in identifying and responding to people at immediate risk of suicide. Just as “CPR” skills make physical first aid possible, training in suicide intervention develops the skills used in suicide first aid. This is a highly interactive workshop that will give you the training that you need in order to be a care‐giving resource within your community.

Thursday, January 7th AND Friday, January 8th, 2016 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on BOTH DAYS at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, University Classroom Building, Room 114 (200 West Kāwili Street, Hilo, 96720)

Reminders:

  • * Attendees must be present for BOTH FULL DAYS to receive certification.
  • * Please be on time – late‐comers may be turned away.
  • * Meals will NOT be provided, but there will be ample time to purchase lunch on or off‐site (or you may bring lunch).  

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 Interested in attending?

UHH and HAWCC students and staff: email Dr. Yolisa Duley at hduley@hawaii.edu.

All other attendees: register online at https://hawaiiislandasistjanuary2016.eventbrite.com.

 

Preregistration is necessary to attend a training session.

Your reservation will be confirmed via email.

 

Please note that those who have experienced a recent loss to suicide may find attending suicide prevention training’s very difficult and are cautioned
against participating. For survivor resources, feel free to contact us.

 Any questions can be directed towards:
sptrainings@dop.hawaii.edu.

 A special thanks to the Hawai’i State Department of Health for their sponsorship of this training!