Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)


This is a no-cost event. 

15 CE credit hours are available for LMHCs, LMSW, and LCSW licensees.

REGISTER for ASIST (before 2 August)

Select “Seneca” and the August 16th Date

The presenters are listed below. For more details see this link


ASIST Presenters:

Heather Frederick is a licensed mental health counselor and the current Senior Clinical Counselor at Northeast College of Health Sciences.  She has over 15 years of experience in both the mental health and healthcare industries. A committed advocate for mental health and suicide prevention she serves on both the Seneca County Substance Abuse and Seneca County Suicide Prevention coalitions. As a community educator, she has been a Talk Saves Lives trainer since 2018 and a Safe Zone trainer since 2019. She is an active member of the UNYCC Wellness and TIG committees and enjoys collaborating with other professionals to enhance the overall well-being of others both in higher education and local communities.

Rene Mitchell is a licensed mental health counselor with Seneca County Community Counseling Center where she oversees the school-based clinics in Seneca County.  She is a graduate of both Houghton College and St Bonaventure University.  Rene has extensive experience working in both residential and community mental health agencies.  She is a certified trainer in both Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and Youth Mental Health First Aid.

Kathleen (Kathy) Fitzpatrick is a licensed mental health counselor and has been with Northeast since 2022.  She has 30 years of counseling experience in the areas of community substance abuse, mental health, and employee assistance programs.  Kathy has had her own private practice for 15 years and holds licenses to practice in Virginia, Florida, and New York.  In addition to her practice,  Kathy has provided psycho-educational trainings for several companies and in 2022 Kathy became a certified trainer in both Talk Saves Lives and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).  She is an active member of the Upstate New York College Collaborative Wellness Committees.