Suicide Prevention Training: QPR - University of Houston
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Suicide Prevention Training: QPR

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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.

QPR Registration

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In accordance with recommendations regarding safe practices for COVID-19 prevention, CAPS offers virtual QPR trainings. Advance registration is required as there is a limit of 20 participants per training. Please sign up for one of the training dates below by completing the registration form. We will respond to confirm your participation with the training zoom link.

QPR Workshop Schedule

Date Time Day
September 9 12pm Wednesday
September 16 12pm Wednesday
September 23 12pm Wednesday
September 30 12pm Wednesday
October 7 12pm Wednesday
October 14 12pm Wednesday
October 21 12pm Wednesday
October 28 12pm Wednesday
November 4 12pm Wednesday
November 11 12pm Wednesday
November 18 12pm Wednesday