Programs and Practices
Programs and Practices
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Resource Title QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

A 1-2 hour training for parents, friends, neighbors, teachers, coaches, caseworkers, and community service workers so they recognize and respond to warning signs of a suicide crisis. Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR) are the three steps taught in the course, along with information about role-playing and suicide rates. Training content can be customized for different audiences. People 18 years and older can become certified instructors after 8 hours of training.Used with a variety of ethnic groups in urban, suburban, rural, and frontier settings.

Topic Professional Development
Stigma and Discrimination Reduction
Intended Users Administrators
Teachers/School Staff
Mental Health Staff
Rating Level Promising Practice
Format External Website
RTI Level Universal/Tier 1