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Suicide Prevention Training


District II Alcohol & Drug Program will be providing a Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) at the Montana State Bank, 220 N. Main Street in Plentywood on Tuesday and Wednesday July 15th and 16th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Training is free and provides continuing education credits for Law Enforcement, Licensed Addiction Counselors, Licenses Marriage Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, and Educators.

ASIST is a 2-day workshop designed to teach the skills to competently and confidently intervene with an individual at risk of suicide. Developed by Living Works Education, Inc., the workshop prepares Gatekeepers to integrate principles of intervention into everyday practice. The curriculum is divided into 4 learning modules: attitudes, knowledge, intervention and resources. Skills and principles are illustrated with case studies presented in videos and live dramatizations, role-play simulations, and discussions. Training Participants will be provided with Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training handbook, workbooks as well as networking opportunities with class participants.

The Training will be facilitated by certified ASIST Trainers Tim Anderson, Clinical Director for District II Alcohol & Drug Program and Tara Hubing, Counselor Circle Public Schools.

Registration is necessary as class participation is limited. Please contact Nicole Hackley at 433-4097 to register or email [email protected]


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