QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is an evidence-based program that teaches people how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. It is an action plan that can result in lives saved.
This course will provide information on suicide and what it looks like in CT. Goals of QPR training include raise awareness, dispel myths and misconceptions and learn warning signs and what to do. All participants receive a QPR booklet and resources.
Course Learning Objectives:
Review myths and facts of suicide
Recognize the warning signs of suicide
How to Question, Persuade and Refer someone who may be suicidal
How to offer hope
How to get help for someone in crisis