Youth Focused Suicide Prevention QPR Training

Youth Focused Suicide Prevention QPR Training

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Learn to QUESTION, PERSUADE, and REFER a young person who is experiencing sucidiality by offering hope through positive action.

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Suicide is the 2ND leading CAUSE of DEATH among people ages 13-35!! (CDC)

Question. Persuade. Refer.

Just as CPR prepares you for stepping in to assist with a cardiac emergency, QPR will give you the skills and knowledge to intervene to possibly prevent suicide.

In addition to the standard QPR curriculum, this 2-hour course blends elements from the QPR for Youth to provide Adults with guidance for assisting Youth.

KEY COMPONENTS COVERED IN TRAINING:

How to Question, Persuade and Refer someone who may be suicidal. Learn how to get help for yourself or more about preventing suicide.

  • The common causes of suicidal behavior.
  • The warning signs of suicide.
  • How to get help for someone in crisis.

ANYONE, ANYWHERE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND!

Trainees receive QPR materials and resources that include both national and local (Alabama) referrals.

NO COST CEU/CE!

Up to 2.0 CEU will be provided to Alabama Social Workers,* Alabama Nurses,** Alabama EMS, and Nationally Certified Counselors as well as contact hours (up to 2.0) for other attendees after participating in the webinar and completing the post-survey.

The Zoom link will be included in your confirmation and reminder emails after registering.

Questions?

Contact Jen Bafford, Project Insight Alabama, Program Director, JBafford@cosancadd.org

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Costs of this program including CEU/CE issuance covered by funds through SAMHSA's Mental Health Awareness Training (MHAT) grant, Project Insight Alabama and through a partnership with the Alabama Suicide Prevention and Resources Coalition (ASPARC) funded by the Garrett Lee Smith Grant.

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If you believe you or someone in your life may be suicidal, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to speak to a counselor or text HELP or TALK to 741-741. The Lifeline is confidential, free, and available 24/7 across the United States.

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