ASIST April 4-5, 2013 - Whangarei

Thursday, 04 April 2013
ASIST April 4-5, 2013 - Whangarei
Thursday, 04 April 2013 08:30 -
Friday, 05 April 2013 17:00 (New Zealand Time)

Pat Irvine Lounge- St Johns Church Centre
149 Kamo Road

Lifeline Aotearoa's Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), is a two-day intensive, interactive and practical course designed to help community members:
- Recognise suicidal signs through changes in behaviour
- Confidently raise the issue of suicide
- Know what to say and assess risk and safety needs
- Know where to access further support and other professional assistance

The workshop is for all caregivers & Kaiawhina, any person in a position of trust. This includes professionals, paraprofessionals and lay people. It is suitable for mental health professionals, nurses, physicians, pharmacists,teachers, counsellors, youth workers, police and correctional staff, school support staff, clergy, and community volunteers.

Grant Mc Gregor
Caroline Westerlund Wilson
George Hill

$340 (including GST) for the two day course (includes materials and refreshments).

A limited number of places are available at a subsidised rate for people from Maori/Pacific Island organisations, Students, or NGO organisations. For eligibility, contact us.

Dates/Times: (Participation in the full Two days is essential).
Thursday April 4th- 8.30am - 5pm. 
Friday April 5th - 9am - 5pm.
Please Note: The workshop commences at 8.30am on the first day with a Whakatau/Karakia.

For more information, please refer to our website:
ASIST is presented by Lifeline Aotearoa


Contact Details

  • Lifeline Aotearoa
    Suicide Prevention Education

    Claudine Muru
    Tel: (09) 909 9207

    Wiremu Warmsley
    Tel: (09) 909 9211
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