IASIST - Indigenous Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

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Sunshine Coast Mind & Neuroscience - Thompson Institute

12 Innovation Parkway

Birtinya, QLD 4575

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander ASIST course providing a culturally appropriate way of learning how to apply suicide first aid

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In this two-day workshop you will learn how to recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide and how to connect with them with further help. ASIST is the world's leading suicide intervention workshop for. For more information visit LivingWorks' website.

Two-day workshop features:

  • Presentations and guidance from two LivingWorks registered trainers
  • A scientifically proven intervention model
  • Powerful audio-visual learning aids
  • Group discussions
  • Skills practice and development
  • A balance of challenge and safety

Cost: FREE for Sunshine Coast community members who are or work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (valued at $375).

When: 8-9 December 2020. 8.30am - 4.30pm on both days

Who should attend?

This workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people on the Sunshine Coast (including Gympie), or stakeholders who are working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can also attend.

Anyone can learn the skills to intervene and save a life from suicide. If you want to be able to help someone in need, much the same way that you might learn CPR, please consider this training to help us create a suicide-safer Sunshine Coast.

Register:

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/iasist-indigenous-applied-suicide-intervention-skills-training-tickets-122006275053

Any questions regarding this event please contact tschefe@usc.edu.au

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USC's Thompson Institute

12 Innovation Parkway, Birtinya 4575

*Please bring your own lunch and refreshments. Local cafes are nearby.

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