suicide to Hope Training For Facilitators

The suicide to Hope Training for Facilitators (T4F) is a three-day training that introduces candidates to the key concepts, learning processes, and tools needed to facilitate the one-day s2H workshop. Beginning in 2018, application for T4F is open to those who have attended an ASIST workshop and have experience as a professional helper and as a trainer.

As we anticipate high interest we strongly recommend you apply as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received.


Training for Facilitators Onsite Dates: 
March 7-9, 2018
Four Points Sheraton Meadowvale
Toronto, ON  Canada
Registration Fee:
$2470.00 CAD plus applicable taxes & fees
Application Deadline: 
February 12, 2018


 To have your name added to a wait list, email [email protected]

Application Criteria

Please review the Essential Information for Candidates prior to applying.

This Application is divided into three sections:
A. Contact Information and Review of Your Experience
B. Consideration of community interest in and capacity for suicide to Hope
C. Statement of Understanding and Commitments

If you are accepted as a suicide to Hope Facilitator Candidate, you will able to complete the registration process.Payment is required within 5 days of registering.

When notified of your acceptance to attend and payment is confirmed, arrange your travel to optimize your learning. Unless local, you will need to arrive the day before and the earliest you can leave the training site is after 4:30 on day three.

Training for Facilitators process

Part 1: Preparation and Quiz (4 to 6 hours)

Once you have completed registration, you will be provided with a link to the T4F preparation website. It contains reading materials which introduce key concepts, essential understandings, and the theoretical basis for suicide to Hope.  This will take 4-6 hours and you are encouraged to begin as soon as you receive the link. The T4F coaches and other T4F candidates count on you to come fully prepared.

Part 2: Onsite (3 full days)

The onsite portion is comprised of three days in which candidates gather at a training site, attend the workshop, and receive coaching. They will revisit the key concepts and begin to practice and work with the learning processes and the tools for facilitating the suicide to Hope workshop.

Part 3: Support (up to 16 hours in your first year)

After the T4F, you will become a provisional facilitator and schedule your first workshop, embarking on a pathway of ongoing discovery and development that will be supported by peer networks, mentoring, feedback, and reflection on each workshop experience.

If you are having any difficulties with the application process, please contact [email protected] for assistance.