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QPR Suicide Prevention

QPR, which stands for "Question, Persuade, Refer", is a nationally recognized suicide prevention program designed to educate persons to recognize and respond to the signs of suicidal thinking or behavior. Research has shown that persons who ultimately attempt suicide often provide numerous direct or indirect clues as to their intentions, and the goal of this training is to recognize these verbal, behavioral, or situational clues and take steps to get the person professional help. The presentation helps persons learn how to ask the suicide question, how to persuade the person to contact appropriate assistance, and how to identify referral options. Once trained, these persons act as gatekeepers for the campus community, informed and ready to intervene on behalf of individuals considering suicide.

CAPS is offering the following QPR workshops for 2019-2020. There is no charge for QPR. We encourage you to sign up for one of these dates.

2019 – 2020 QPR Workshop Schedule

QPR Suicide Prevention Training requires advance registration. Please sign up for one of the available dates listed below by sending an email to Turia Abdulrahman and Marti Trummer

  • Up to 20 attendees per training
  • Training lasts one hour

All QPR sessions will take place at the Student Services Center 1 from 12 – 1 pm unless otherwise indicated. A specific room number will be indicated when we confirm your registration.

Fall 2019
Sl. No. Date Day
1 8/28 Wednesday
2 8/30 Friday
3 9/4 Wednesday
4 9/6 Friday
5 9/11 Wednesday
6 9/13 Friday
7 9/18 Wednesday
8 9/20 Friday
9 9/25 Wednesday
10 9/27 Friday
11 10/2 Wednesday
12 10/4 Friday
13 10/9 Wednesday
14 10/11 Friday
15 10/16 Wednesday
16 10/18 Friday
17 10/23 Wednesday
18 10/25 Friday
19 10/30 Wednesday
20 11/1 Friday
21 11/6 Wednesday
22 11/8 Friday
23 11/13 Wednesday
24 11/15 Friday
25 11/20 Wednesday
26 11/22 Friday
Spring 2020
Sl. No. Date Day
1 1/22 Wednesday
2 1/24 Friday
3 1/29 Wednesday
4 1/31 Friday
5 2/5 Wednesday
6 2/7 Friday
7 2/12 Wednesday
8 2/14 Friday
9 2/19 Wednesday
10 2/21 Friday
11 2/26 Wednesday
12 2/28 Friday
13 3/4 Wednesday
14 3/6 Friday
  3/9 – 3/14 Spring Break
15 3/18 Wednesday
16 3/20 Friday
17 3/25 Wednesday
18 3/27 Friday
19 4/1 Wednesday
20 4/3 Friday
21 4/8 Wednesday
22 4/10 Friday
23 4/15 Wednesday
24 4/17 Friday
25 4/22 Wednesday
26 4/24 Friday