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Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention
August 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 amFree
Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is an educational program designed to teach gatekeepers-those who are strategically positioned to recognize and refer someone at risk of suicide (e.g., parents, friends, neighbors, teachers, coaches, caseworker, police officers)-the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to respond by following three steps: Question the individual’s desire or intent regarding suicide, persuade the person to seek and accept help, and refer the person to appropriate resources. This 75 minute training is delivered by instructors certified by the QPR Institute.