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ASIST Training (Applied Suicide Intervention Skill Training)

The Spring 2024 training is full!  Registration is open for the Fall 2024 training taking place on October 10 and 11 at OSU. visit to register. 


ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid taking place on May 2 and 3, 2024 from 8:45 am - 5 pm. Skills learned in one environment are transferable to others, creating a life-saving impact across the community. You will need to attend both days of the workshop.

Help is possible when skills, opportunity, and safety are present. When these are available throughout the different facets of someone’s life, they’re more likely to receive help.

  • Live instruction, audiovisuals, and simulation
  • Trusted by professionals yet learnable by anyone
  • Built-in safety resources and features

Who Should Attend

Anyone can experience thoughts of suicide. By giving participants the skills to help friends, family members, colleagues, and clients stay alive, ASIST supports suicide-safer communities. Although ASIST is widely used by healthcare providers, no formal training is needed to attend the workshop. Anyone 15 or older can learn and use the model.

Learning Goals & Objectives

Over the course of the two-day workshop, participants will learn to:

  • Understand the ways that personal and societal attitudes affect views on suicide and interventions
  • Provide guidance and suicide first aid to a person at risk in ways that meet their individual safety needs
  • Identify the key elements of an effective suicide safety plan and the actions required to implement it
  • Appreciate the value of improving and integrating suicide prevention resources in the community at large
  • Recognize other important aspects of suicide prevention

Certificates of completion awarded upon attendance of both training days and completion of all training exercises

Registration required. Must attend both days.

Thursday, May 2 at 8:45am to 5:00pm

Memorial Union Building (MU)
2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331

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Health and Well-being


Faculty and Staff, Student


Associated Students of Oregon State University, Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
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Tessie Webster-Henry

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