TMCC's Counseling Center offers ASIST and SafeTALK workshops which are offered on a regular basis at no cost for TMCC faculty, staff and students. They are posted under TMCC's Professional Development and you can register for them there.
For individuals who are not part of the TMCC community and are interesting in suicide prevention training that is not on the calendar, please visit the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention.
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
ASIST is designed for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. The emphasis of the ASIST workshop is on suicide first aid. Continuing Education credits (12–13.5 hrs) are available for the following Nevada boards: Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors, Psychologists, and Social Work Board. Board of Education approves 1 credit.
SafeTALK is a suicide alertness training for everyone. In only a few hours, you will learn how to provide practical help to persons with thoughts of suicide. Expect to leave SafeTALK more willing and able to perform an important helping role for persons with thoughts of suicide.
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Training
This is an online class. If you work in the helping professions, gain the critical knowledge you need to prevent a suicide. Learn how to expand a support network to identify and intervene with those at risk, gain a foundation of the facts surrounding suicide, become comfortable identifying warning signs and risk factors, and more. Upon completion, you can earn 2.5 CEU hours with the following agencies: NV Drug and Alcohol Board, Marriage and Family Therapy Board, Licensed Psychologist Board or the NV Social Work Board. Students must complete the course within 60 days.