ASIST is an internationally recognized two-day workshop developed by Living Works Education. Using multi-media presentations, this two-day practice-oriented training builds skills and confidence in suicide intervention. Certificate and participant materials provided.
Upcoming dates: March 13 & 14, March 27 & 28, April 20 & 21, June 3 & 4, June 28 & 29. More information and registration.
Become suicide alert. An engaging and interactive half-day workshop that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. Certificate and participant materials provided.
Upcoming dates: March 1, April 7, April 24. More information and registration.
safeTALK Training for Trainers (T4T) is a two-day course that prepares attendees to facilitate safeTALK workshops. By completing a T4T, participants will join over 2,500 trainers around the world who provide life-saving suicide alertness skills through safeTALK workshops. The process of becoming a registered safeTALK trainer requires a significant commitment from participants (and their organizations, if applicable). The opportunity to provide life-saving suicide alertness skills is well worth the effort, however.
Upcoming date: April 24 & 25. More information and registration.
A course for service providers who care for others and want to explore and gain tools for caring for themselves. A valuable resiliency skill, the Crisis Centre has been developing and delivering mindfulness programs for youth and volunteers for the past 7 years. Join us for this half day, practice-based introductory session to explore mindfulness tools that support self-care and well-being.
Upcoming dates: March 6, April 28. More information and registration.
This half day follow-up to the ASIST workshop offers the opportunity to renew your ASIST certification for another 2 years. This session is for those who have completed the 2-day ASIST workshop offered at the Crisis Centre after August 2013.
Upcoming date: May 10. More information and registration.
This is an introductory session that focuses on information and skills to help meet the needs of an individual in distress. Topics include understanding the stress response, active listening, recognizing and expressing feelings, boundary setting and self-care. Includes videos, discussions, group work and practice using the skills.
Upcoming date: May 17. More information and registration.