Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Suicide Prevention Certification Course: Dec 19

The QPR Suicide Prevention Certification is a train-the-trainer course to teach Instructors to implement QPR for Suicide Prevention in communities throughout Colorado.

The Carson J Spencer Foundation Campus will be hosting the certification course:

"QPR Certified Gatekeeper Instructor's Course"
December 19, 2011
8:30am - 5:00pm.

COURSE OBJECTIVES include:
  • To understand the nature, range and importance of suicidal communication and their importance in preventing suicide.
  • To review and understand the groups at greatest risk of suicide and why QPR can work for them
  • To train participants to teach QPR for Suicide Prevention
  • To gain a historical perspective about suicide prevention and how QPR fits into national efforts
  • To acquire specific knowledge about how audiences may respond to the QPR message and how to react in a helpful manner
  • To learn how to effectively promote suicide prevention in their own communities
  • To gain the competence and confidence to teach others how to save lives and help prevent suicidal behaviors
Click here to learn more and to register.

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