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QPR Training

February 26, 2024

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Henderson Memorial Public Library, 54 E Jefferson Street, Jefferson 44047

Instructed by: Loretta Buell and Courtney Whitbread

Participant limit: 25

QPR Course Description

QPR is an evidence-based gatekeeper training to help prevent suicide. QPR stands for “Question, Persuade, and Refer”.

Participants learn to recognize warning signs of suicide, offer hope to a person who might be experiencing a suicidal crisis, and how to get help and save a life.

QPR Learning Objectives

Participants who complete the course should be able to:

  • Recognize someone at risk for suicide
  • Demonstrate increased knowledge of intervention skills
  • Describe knowledge of referral resources and how to refer someone to help
  • Understand common myths and misconceptions about suicide
  • Understand suicide as a national and local public health problem

Additional Training

March 22, 2024 – https://www.ashtabulamhrs.org/event/qpr-training-march-22-2024/

Please contact the Ashtabula County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board with any questions. (440) 992-3121.