ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

The following workshops allow a maximum of 8 participants in consideration of COVID-19 Protocols in BC. Please read our COVID-19 Guidelines & Protocols for Workshop Participants in our training facilities.

There is no online version of ASIST.

Workshop Dates at our Training Centre in Nanaimo:

  • October 7 and 8, 2021 SOLD OUT
  • January 27 and 28, 2021
  • March 24 and 25, 2021

ASIST takes place on two consecutive days from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

  • Please visit out website for future presentations of the ASIST workshop. You can also be added to our database to receive updates via email.
  • Workshops can also be facilitated at your site.
  • Fees for presentations at our Training Centre: $295 Regular; $199 Student (with scan of ID Card). Fees include learning kits.
  • We offer that, as is the case for other CPR-type courses, the ASIST workshop could be taken every three years.

When registering for a VICS Community Education workshop, you help to financially support our Crisis Chat and Crisis Text services.

Helping People Help Themselves - Donate to the Vancouver Island Crisis Society's Community Education Program