9071. Suicide Prevention - QPR Gatekeeper Training Course

DateApril 11, 2013Time10:00 - 11:30 am
LocationRobinson Tower - 200
DescriptionAudience: Faculty/Staff

The goal of the QPR Gatekeeper training program is to increase the probability that a potentially suicidal person will be identified and referred for assessment and care before an adverse event occurs. National data show that 10% of students seriously consider suicide and 1.5% of students attempt suicide each year. The purpose of this course is to provide training to faculty and staff on how to talk to students at risk of suicide. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer three simple steps to follow when talking to someone who may be at risk of suicide. Participants will learn to do the following: (1) Recognize the warning signs of suicide (2) Know how to offer hope (3) Know how to get help and save a life.Read More »
PublisherTraining & Development
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