This 3.5 hour workshop is only for people with a valid ASIST certificate. This will allow you to renew your ASIST certification for a further two years.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) TuneUp is a half-day refresher course developed by LivingWorks Education for participants who have completed ASIST. The workshop offers participants an opportunity to review the Pathway for Assisting Life Model, discuss successes and challenges in using the model, and clarify concepts covered within the model.

Learning Objectives

The TuneUp provides participants an opportunity to:

  • Review or complete learning from the ASIST
  • Test, examine or review how ASIST is applied in the real world or to share what they have learned from applications in the real world
  • Recapture some of the experience of a caring community and collegial feelings from their ASIST experience


Ages 18+
The ASIST TuneUp workshop is designed for professionals, caregivers, and individuals who may work or be in contact with those who are at a higher risk for suicide and who have taken the two day ASIST workshop within the last three years. Proof of prior ASIST attendance is required to attend the ASIST TuneUp.

Certificate and Accreditation

Certification: All participants who complete the ASIST TuneUp will be able to extend their ASIST certificate for another two years. The ASIST certificate must be valid (three years and not have expired) to qualify for the extension.

Accreditation: The ASIST TuneUp is recognized by Canadian Accreditation Council of Human Services (CACOHS) and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) qualifies you to receive Category A credits. If you do not belong to the ASWB, please check with your professional association to see if you qualify for professional credits.

Special Accommodations

Please contact the Centre for Suicide Prevention if you need specific accommodations.