Gatekeeper Training

Gatekeeper Training

AFSP currently does not have gatekeeper training programs. While the following gatekeeper training programs have not been developed by AFSP, they fall within AFSP’s mission and scope of work.

safeTALK - suicide alertness for everyone: Tell, Ask, Listen, KeepSafe

Summary:

  • safeTALK is a three-hour training developed by Living Works that prepares caregivers to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. 

Tools:

Cost: Variable, depending on venue, refreshments served, etc.  Costs may be offset by registration fees.

ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Summary:

  • ASIST is a two-day intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course designed by Living Works to help caregivers recognize and review risk, and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.   It is by far the most widely used, acclaimed and researched suicide intervention training workshop in the world.

Tools:

Cost: Variable, depending on venue, refreshments served, etc.  Costs may be offset by registration fees