QPR Gatekeeper Certification Course – Online | May 6, 2020 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET

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QPR Training

May 6, 2020 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET

CE Credits: 1 | Course Type: Online | Course Completion Time: 2 hours

QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is a 2-hour online, educational program designed to teach lay and professional “gatekeepers” the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to respond. Gatekeepers can include anyone who is strategically positioned to recognize and refer someone at risk of suicide (e.g., parents, friends, neighbors, teachers, coaches, caseworkers, police officers). 

Our QPR Gatekeeper course is taught online by certified QPR gatekeeper instructors, in a clear, concise format using the Zoom video conferencing platform. The course takes 2 hours to complete.

Program Objectives

After minimum training, QPR participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize someone at risk for suicide,
  2. Intervene with those at risk; and,
  3. Refer them to an appropriate resource.

Key Components

  • 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

Training Logistics

After signing up for the training, participants will be able to download the workshop manual:

  • QPR booklet

Participants will attend a two-hour online training (participants who leave early will not be QPR certified).

Before the training, participants will view a short introductory video, complete a short pre-survey regarding their knowledge about suicide, and register for the online training session.

During the online training, participants will practice the QPR role play with other participants in a breakout room session.

Following the training, students are required to complete a post survey and course evaluation in order to receive a certificate of completion.

*For information on how to join an online Zoom meeting, please click here.  For system requirements, click here.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Peace Peddlers, Inc. must be notified 7 days prior to a training via email in order to cancel a registration and receive a full refund. If notification is not received at least 7 days prior to a training, the purchase is not available for a refund. Under extenuating circumstances such as sudden illness or injury, the participant may be able to attend a future training in place of the one that was missed.

*Please note for late arrivals and/or early departures, participants will not be eligible for QPR certification.

Course Features

  • Lectures 8
  • Quizzes 0
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 1
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Yes


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