Year: 2007 Source: Glasgow, Scotland: AskClyde, (June 2007). 97p. SIEC No: 20080743

From July 2005-June 2006, 10 Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshops with 178 participants took place in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The current evaluation is based on the first 4 workshops. The 72 participants at these workshops were sent questionnaires (43 responses) & 13 interviews were conducted with a self-selected sample. The overall feedback on the workshops was very positive. Participation was seen as worthwhile & beneficial. Enhanced knowledge, confidence, & skills were the gains most commonly identified. Most respondents viewed the workshop as highly relevant to their jobs. The majority of respondents had opportunity to apply the skills learned within 6-9 months of the training.