ASIST is a two-day, intensive suicide intervention skills-training workshop aimed at those who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.  ASIST provides practical training and is suitable for anyone in a caring role or working with vulnerable people, from teenagers upwards.

This training is aimed at:

  • Statutory and voluntary sector workers in health and social care
  • Counsellors and therapists
  • Care workers & Community agencies
  • Emergency service workers
  • Parking attendants
  • Drug & alcohol workers
  • Housing/homelessness support workers
  • Youth workers

Course Dates and Venues

Stroud:   23rd & 24th March (Mon & Tues)   Subscription Rooms
Gloucester:   14th & 15th April (Tues & Wed) Gloucester Guildhall
Stroud:       27th & 28th April (Mon & Tues) Subscription Rooms
Gloucester:       9th & 10th June (Tues & Wed) Gloucester Guildhall
Forest of Dean:   29th & 30th June (Mon & Tues) Council Chambers
Cheltenham:   16th & 17th July (Thurs & Fri) Dowty Social Club

All ASIST Courses run from 9.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.
ASIST Qualified Trainers (Bristol Mind)

This course is being organised through Gloucestershire County Council and is open and FREE of charge to organisations based in Gloucestershire only.
To apply: complete and return booking form below to
For further information please contact Claire Farnworth on 0117 980 0370. Important:  the course requires attendance on BOTH days.

Click Here to Download the Form: Training Course Booking Form ASIST 2015   

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Gloucestershire Courses 2015

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