The application period for the next cohort of MHA’s Peer Specialist Training, which begins on July 11th, is officially open! The 70-hour training is designed to impart knowledge regarding the recovery process and to teach peer support, engagement and reflective listening skills. The Peer Specialist Training course, which prepares and supports students interested in pursuing the New York State Peer Specialist Certification, meet twice per week for 14 weeks. For more information, click here or contact Bob Litwak at email@example.com or (914) 345-5900 ext 7105.
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
August 24 & 25, 2016 9:00-5:00 each day
Location: MHA of Westchester, 580 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop that teaches participants to Connect, Understand, and Assist individuals who have thoughts of suicide. ASIST is premised on the belief that most people who have thoughts of suicide want to live. ASIST teaches attendees to help individuals at risk turn toward life and to provide suicide first aid interventions.
12 NYS SW Continuing Education hours available
If you have experienced a recent loss by suicide (typically within the past 6 months) please consider whether this is the right time for you to attend this training. As ASIST is repeated throughout the year, there will be future opportunities to attend. ASIST is open to community members over the age of 18.
The Mental Health Association of Westchester County SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0097.
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