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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is the Army-approved intervention training.

  • 2-Day ASIST training: Gatekeepers will attend a two (2) day training session to obtain additional identification and intervention skills. The two-day ASIST workshops are coordinated locally and taught by ASIST certified training personnel.
  • 5-Day ASIST Train the Trainer (T4T): ASIST T4T is additional training available which equips personnel with the ability to train ASIST. ASIST T4T certification requires the individual to complete a five-day course and conduct three (3) ASIST 2-day classes within the first year and one (1) for each year thereafter. The five-day workshops are coordinated through Suicide Prevention Program Managers (SPPM). Individuals who complete the five-day class and conduct three 2-Day ASIST classes within the first year receive an additional skill identifier. Information on ASIST training is available through the LivingWorks website:

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Related FAQs

  1. Can the material be condensed to a 1-day ASIST class?
  2. Is the 2-day ASIST class a onetime training event and are there re-certification requirements?
  3. What is the maximum class size for the 2-day ASIST course?
  4. What is the difference between the 2-day and 5-day ASIST workshops?
Suicide Awareness Guide
Order Through Supporting Training Support Centers: GTA 12-01-007 (V2010)