ASIST Tune Up: Recertification

This half-day workshop is only for people with a valid ASIST certificate. This will allow you to renew your ASIST certification for a further two years.

 Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Tune Up is a half-day refresher course developed by LivingWorks Education for participants who have completed ASIST. The workshop offers participants an opportunity to review the Suicide Intervention Model, discuss successes and challenges in using the model, and clarify concepts covered within the model.

Learning Objectives
The goal of ASIST Tune up is to provide the participants the opportunity to:
  1. Review or complete learning from the ASIST.
  2. Test, examine or review how ASIST is applied in the real world.
  3. Share their experiences in applying the ASIST.
  4. Recapture the feeling of a caring community validating the necessity of self care and the importance of having resources.
Learning Methods
Audio and visual presentations
Group discussions
Participants will receive the Suicide First Aid wallet card.
The ASIST Tune Up workshop is designed for professionals, caregivers, and individuals who may work or be in contact with people-at-risk for suicide and who have taken the two day ASIST workshop within the last three years. Proof of prior ASIST attendance is required to attend the ASIST Tune Up.
Certificate and Accreditation
Certification: All participants who complete the ASIST Tune Up will be able to extend their ASIST certificate for another two years. The ASIST certificate must be valid (three years and not have expired) to get the extension. 
Accreditation: The ASIST Tune Up is recognized by Canadian Accreditation Council of Human Services (CACOHS) and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) qualifies you to receive Category A credits. If you do not belong to the ASWB, please check with your professional association to see if you qualify for professional credits. 
Accessibility and Special Accommodations
Please contact the Centre for Suicide Prevention if you need specific accommodations.


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