What is QPR?
QPR stands for Question Persuade and Refer. These are action steps outlined
in this form of suicide prevention training.
QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is listed in the National Registry of
Evidence-based Practices and Polices as published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. To learn more about this specific type of training visit https://qprinstitute.com/.
After completing QPR Gatekeeper Training participants should be able to 1) recognize someone
at risk for suicide 2) intervene with those at risk 3) refer them to an appropriate resource
QPR training typically lasts 1-2hrs and can be delivered virtually or in person. The
recommended class size is 20-35 participants. Upon completion of the course participants will
receive a QPR Gatekeeper Certification that is good for 3yrs.
How often do you offer this training?
We currently offer 2 scheduled (virtual) QPR sessions per month that are open to the general public and rotate days of the week to try to accommodate various schedules. To find out when our next training is check the options on the form below or the calendar events to the right. We can also provide private group training (see below).
Who can be trained?
QPR is training designed for the general public and anyone 18+ can be certified.
Where do I sign up?
Complete the form at this link: [Link to form]
Can my organization sign up for a private training?
Yes, we can accommodate groups at dates and times that work best for you. Here’s the link to our QPR Team registration form: [Link to form]
Do you offer QPR training in Spanish?
At this time we do not but our friends over at Latino Behavioral Health Services do. [Link to their website]