A one-day workshop
Living Works Education
Dr. Ann Croll, Ph.D.
Who should attend?
November 14, 2012 Wednesday
March 28, 2013 Thursday
This workshop is designed for helpers
working with people at risk of suicide in an
ongoing counseling or case management
Participants will be those who:
• Work with persons at risk beyond
the immediate first aid situation and
want to learn more about helping a
person at risk.
• Participants must have taken the
Living Works Applied Suicide
Intervention Skills Training
(ASIST) as there is no time within
this seminar to adequately review
the ASIST workshop content.
The program assumes that participants
have had formal counseling or clinical
training and will bring this learning to the
Participants will improve their ability to:
• Distinguish four intervention
strategies(first aid, management,
treatment and therapy);
• Clarify the helping roles associated
with these strategies and recognize
which role they are fulfilling with a
person at risk at any one time;
• Integrate the action(tasks)
competencies(tools) and helper
characteristics(traits) needed to
implement these strategic roles
• Enhance awareness beliefs,
attitudes and practices which
facilitate or impede an effective
helping relationship with a person at
risk beyond crisis.
About the workshop
This one-day workshop aims to enhance
helper self-awareness, knowledge and
competence in working constructively with a
person at risk beyond the immediate crisis.
Participants will be able to work with
persons at risk beyond crisis by:
• Building on the principles and
practice of suicide first aid;
• Understanding helper issues
associated with ongoing care;
• Demonstrating a working knowledge
of intervention strategies.
LivingWorks is a public service corporation
whose vision is enhancing resources today
and saving lives for tomorrow. Our mission
is to create learning experiences that help
communities prevent suicide.
Working with caregivers of all kinds,
LivingWorks prepares helpers to
competently intervene with a person at risk
• Limited meter parking is available for
a maximum of $8.00 per day,
payable by coin or credit card.
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HOW TO REGISTER
Cost for the course is $170.00 (HST
included) per person. Lunch is not
included. Send completed registration
form, along with Credit card number or
CHEQUE payable to
CMHA, Ottawa Branch to:
Canadian Mental Health Association,
1355 Bank Street, Suite 301
Ottawa, ON K1H 8K7
REGISTRATIONS WILL BE
ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE ONLY IF
YOU PAY BY VISA OR MASTERCARD.
Please note that registration must be
received 2 weeks prior to the workshop
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
Full refunds less a $10.00 administration
fee will be given when a written request
is received two weeks prior to the date of
workshop. You may also send a person
to replace you. There will be a $20.00
charge on all returned cheques
REGISTRATION IS LIMITED
For information call:
Fax (613) 737-7644
Also see our Website: www.cmhaottawa.ca
SuicideCARE - REGISTRATION FORM
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COST: $170.00 (HST included). There will be a $20.00 charge on all returned cheques.
MAIL TO: CMHA, Ottawa Branch, 1355 Bank Street, Suite 301, Ottawa, ON K1H 8K7.
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