Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Suffield Volunteer Ambulance Building. 
205 Bridge St.
Suffield, CT 06078

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Thomas Steen 
Capital Area Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) 


  Town of Suffield QPR TOT

March 28th, 2018


QPR - Train the Trainer - for Suicide Prevention Course

Master Trainer: Thomas J. Steen


QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) Training of Trainers for Suicide Prevention teaches three simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.  Trainers are those who are strategically positioned to educate individuals to recognize and refer someone at risk of suicide.  QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is listed on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices and the Best Practices Registry for Suicide Prevention.  Upon completion of the training, trainers’ certification includes a 3-year Certification, 12 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), 25 QPR classroom booklets and everything you’ll need to host your first training workshop.

Trainer Certification Course

Becoming a certified trainer of QPR’s industry-leading approach to suicide prevention is an excellent way for individuals and organizations to help empower their communities to effectively intervene on behalf of suicidal and in-crisis people.

Key Course Objectives & Content

  • Training participants to teach QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention
  • Understanding the nature and range of suicidal communications
  • Knowing the groups at greatest risk of suicide and why QPR can work for them
  • Suicide and suicide prevention in history
  • Gatekeeper training; how, why and the research
  • New and promising approaches to suicide prevention
  • How QPR fits into national efforts

Training Fee: $495.00