Question, Persuade, Refer Gatekeeper Training (Suicide Prevention Training) – Multiple Opportunities! ✚
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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The UCI Counseling Center provides a brief 90-minute training for faculty, staff, and students called QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Gatekeeper Training. We are happy to announce that we will be offering QPR sessions monthly (dates and times will vary), to help in building a supportive campus environment and help save Anteater lives. This brief training will help individuals learn to recognize signs of crisis, in order to help reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives through this innovative, practical, and proven suicide prevention program. Sign up today to learn how to intervene and prevent suicide. Once you complete the QPR Gatekeeper Training you will have a certification that lasts 3 years.
UCI Campus Community members can also request a QPR training for groups of 10 or more students, staff or faculty. Please complete the outreach request form by clicking here.
The QPR Gatekeeper course is taught in a clear, concise format using the latest in educational technology and practices. The course takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. This Spring, we will be holding training sessions both in-person and over Zoom. Please make sure to check if the date you are signing up for is in-person or over Zoom.
KEY COMPONENTS COVERED IN TRAINING:
- How to Question, Persuade and Refer someone who may be suicidal
- How to get help for yourself or learn more about preventing suicide
- The common causes of suicidal behavior
- The warning signs of suicide
- How to get help for someone in crisis
Please see a list of our upcoming training dates below, with links to each date’s registration form. The Gatekeeper Course includes 60 minutes of training and 30 minutes for questions and answers
**PLEASE NOTE: Each training date is capped at 35 participants. Once we receive 35 registrations, the date will be closed.
The Counseling Center will be offering monthly QPR training dates throughout the academic year.
Please visit our Suicide Prevention Page for more information about QPR, to sign up for current training dates, and to stay up-to-date about additional training dates as they become available.
Sign up today to be QPR certified!
Questions? Please email Nina Rae Simbol at the UCI Counseling Center.