QPR Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training

What is it? 

An 8-hour certification course that trains participants to become instructors to teach QPR Suicide Prevention to their communities. 

Who is it for? 

Anyone who has completed the QPR Gatekeeping training. Community leaders in HR and employee wellness, school counseling, education, faith communities, and law enforcement can benefit from spreading QPR knowledge to their peers and colleagues.

What will I learn?

  • To understand the nature, range, and importance of suicidal communications and their importance in preventing suicide.
  • To review and understand the groups at greatest risk of suicide and why QPR can work for them.
  • To train participants to teach QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention.
  • To gain a historical perspective about suicide prevention and how QPR fits into national efforts.
  • To acquire specific knowledge about how audiences may respond to the QPR message and how to react in a helpful manner.
  • To learn how to effectively promote suicide prevention in their own communities.
  • To gain the competence and confidence to teach others how to save lives and help prevent suicidal behaviors.

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Contact MHA Director of Education & Advocacy
Ericka Ellis-Stewart
704.365.3454 ext. 230
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