Suicide Prevention Training



Suicide Prevention Training

  • ACE Training: Ask, Care, Escort - is the Army-approved suicide prevention and awareness training model. IAW AR 600-63 ACE training is conducted annually. US Army Public Health Command (PHC) Provisional has developed training focused at: Soldiers, Leaders, DA Civilians, and Families. Completion of training for Soldiers and Leaders will be documented in the Digital Training Management System (DTMS) and the Individual Training Record (ITR) IAW AR 350-1.

Suicide Intervention Training

  • ACE-SI – Gatekeeper Training (T2T): is a four (4) hour workshop for personnel who want to receive advanced skills and are capable of providing a greater level of crisis intervention, screening, care, and referral. All company-level junior leaders, junior leaders, first-line supervisors and personnel whose primary duties involve assisting people who are more susceptible to suicidal ideation may receive training in intervention that enhances skills, knowledge, and confidence to intervene in a crisis. Trained by a certified ACE-SI T4Ts. This training is approved by regulatory guidance of AR 600-63 and PAM 600-24.
    • Primary Gatekeepers can be chaplains, FAP workers, and health care personnel whose primary duties involve assisting people who are more susceptible to suicidal ideation.
    • Secondary Gatekeepers are personnel who, by the nature of their job, may come in contact with a person at risk. These can include law enforcement and Red Cross staff members. This training workshops are via the ASAP SPPM and approved by regulatory guidance of AR 600-63 and PAM 600-24.
  • ACE-SI – Train-the-Trainer (T4T): for Junior Leaders and First-line supervisors who attend a six (6) hour workshop approved through the U.S. Army Public Health Command. This training workshops are via the ASAP SPPM and approved by regulatory guidance of AR 600-63 and PAM 600-24.
  • ASIST (T2T) Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (Gatekeeper Training) is an intensive two-day interactive workshop that prepares caregivers to provide life-assisting suicide first-aid intervention using the Pathway for Assisting Life (PAL) model. Trained by a registered LivingWorks ASIST T4Ts.

These training workshops are via the ASAP SPPM and approved by regulatory guidance of AR 600-63 and PAM 600-24.

Contact Information

Fort Knox Army Substance Abuse Program
94 Pershing Drive
Bldg 1224
Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121

Telephone: (502) 624-1532
DSN: 464-1532

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