Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Friday, Sep. 23, 2016 – Saturday, Sep. 24, 2016
08:30 AM – 04:30 PM
The Jung Center and The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD are partnering together to train mental health professionals and community members alike to intervene in a crisis around suicide. Just as CPR skills make physical first aid possible, training in suicide intervention develops the skills needed for suicide first aid.
This two-day course is for anyone – regardless of prior experience – who wants to learn effective intervention skills and help to build suicide prevention networks in the community. These intense workshops teach individuals how to mediate in a mental health crisis, how to intervene if someone is having thoughts of suicide, how to be a suicide “gatekeeper,” and how to reduce the stigma of mental illness.
Additional information is available online: www.livingworks.net/programs/asist
About the Workshop
Jacinda Tucker has a MA in sociology from UH and a PhD in clinical psychology from Pacfica Graduate Institute. She has over fifteen years of experience in applied research in education, public health, and community mental health. She is a master trainer and lead researcher in the community training department at the Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD. She trains educators, professionals, and community members in Mental Health First Aid, ASIST, safeTALK, and ASK.
Carroll Campion Prasad, LPC, has a private practice and works as a master trainer at the Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD. She is passionate about teaching community members to become gatekeepers of hope for those struggling with suicide, as well as decreasing the stigma of mental illness by bringing the subject into the light. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Master’s of counseling and an educational specialist degree.
HOURS & ADMISSION
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bookstore Closed Friday, -
- Member Pricing: $270.00 Non-member Pricing: $290.00
Directions & Parking
- Free Parking
- Street Parking
- Do not park in the lot behind the MFAH building on weekdays before 5 pm. However, the museum does generously allow Jung Center patrons to park in the lot after 5 pm and on the weekend. Paid parking available in front of The Center and on Montrose in front of The Glassell School and the MFAH Administration Building. Parking is always at a premium in the Museum District during business hours, but parallel parking spaces can often be found in front of The Center and on Montrose in front of The Glassell School and the MFAH Administration Building.
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