QPR – Suicide Prevention

QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer, three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. QPR is the most widely taught gatekeeper training in the world, and our version is taught in a clear, concise format using the latest in educational technology and takes approximately one hour to complete. A high-speed internet connection is required. Upon completion you will receive a certificate of course completion.

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QPR for Primary Care Providers (PCP) is a six-hour training for Physicians, Physicians Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners, to prevent suicide not just among patients, but among colleagues, co-workers, and family members. This two-certificate training program targets patient safety, teaches suicide screening tools, a best practice rapid assessment protocol, and updates emerging practice standards.

6 hours, Online, $139

QPR for Nurses is a six-hour training intended to prevent suicide not just among patients, but among nurses, their co-workers and family members. This two-certificate training program targets patient safety, teaches a suicide screening tool, a best practice rapid assessment protocol, and updates emerging practice standards. The QPR for Nurses Certificate in Suicide Prevention requires passing a national clinical and content exam. Nurses have a high degree of line-of-duty exposure to suicidal behaviors, both in the pre-attempt phase, and after a suicide attempt or completion.

6 hours, Online, $139

QPRT Suicide Risk Assessment and Management Training Program is an 8-10 hour certification course (depending on practice sessions) for healthcare managers designed to reduce mental health consumer morbidity and mortality by standardizing the detection, assessment, and management of patients at elevated risk for self-directed violence in all settings and across the age span. The QPRT suicide risk assessment protocols are guided clinical interviews developed through expert opinion and anchored in the scientific literature on suicide risk assessment. Protocol questions produce a standardized suicide risk assessment including documentation of risk and protective factors, current suicidal ideation, desire, intent, planning, past attempts and other self-report of suicide capability.

8-10 hours, Online, $149

QPR Online Gatekeeper Training is training intended for individuals working in the healthcare industry, and is taught in a clear, concise format using the latest in educational technology and takes approximately one hour to complete. Students learn key information, and practice the intervention for high risk groups; elders, youth, medical patients and others. Training licenses are active for three years and may be accessed 24/7/365. Recertification quizzes may be taken at any time. The program includes information on depression, a web-based free depression/mental health screening, suicide prevention resources and the best-selling Suicide: the Forever Decision by Paul Quinnett, Ph.D.

1 hour, Online, $29.95

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