This two-day workshop will train you in suicide first aid.
You will learn to recognize the signs that someone may be contemplating suicide
and how to provide immediate short-term safety.
You will also explore how
attitudes influence views on suicide, prevention and intervention.
Working in a small group setting with two certified trainers, you will engage in a practice-based interactive workshop.
Who should take this course?
- Anyone who is interested in increasing
their comfort level in recognizing the risk of suicide and supporting someone
who may be at risk.
- Participants must be 16 or older to attend.
- McMaster Staff - there are limited HR-funded spots available in this course. To access this funding, please register by email rather than through the website.
- Upon successful completion, participants receive a certificate from the certifying body.
- Full attendance on both days is required to receive the
A participant workbook is included in the registration fee. Participants
also receive a wallet card and suicide first aid stickers.
ASIST is an international program in suicide intervention
training. For full program learning goals and objectives, please visit their website.