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Tuesday, June 3, 2008

ASIST Training


The Central Shenandoah Valley Youth Suicide Prevention Program will be sponsoring two “ASIST” (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) programs in the fall of 2008.

This training is widely used by people in a variety of front line positions. Our program focuses on youth suicide prevention, however helpers in all roles are welcome to attend.

The ASIST program will be offered on two occasions this fall; each training will accommodate 30 participants. The training fee is $75.00. All training materials will be provided and a light breakfast will be served each day.

Please register only if you are able to attend the entire two days. If you would like to participate in an ASIST, but are unable to fully attend on these dates, contact me and I will put you on our waiting list for the next scheduled training, which will be in early 2009.

Fall 2008 ASIST training dates are:
1. October 27-28, 2008 at the Educational Building at Augusta Medical Center.
2. Nov. 20-21, 2008 in Detwiler Auditorium at the Va.Mennonite Retirement Center

On-line registration is available at: http://www.preventsuicidecsv.org/events.php, however your registration will not be complete until your check is received.

Remember, trainings are limited to 30 participants each so please register soon.

...from Jane Wiggins, Program Director

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