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Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training
August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 amFREE
Would you give 90 minutes to save a life? Learn the 3-step method during one suicide awareness and prevention virtual Gatekeeper training. Anyone can make a difference. QPR is an emergency response to someone in a suicide crisis just as CPR is an emergency response to a physical health crisis. See the attached flyer for more details.
If you have not participated in a QPR Gatekeeper training in the past two years, we invite you to pre-register at least 3 days prior to one of the following scheduled trainings. This is an interactive training using Zoom as the virtual classroom.
QPR in August. You are invited to register for a Zoom meeting.
When: Aug 15, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
QPR in September. You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Sep 23, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email directly from @zoom.us containing information about joining the meeting. Please make sure your email allows @zoom.us and @nkhs.net emails through so you do not miss any details about QPR Gatekeeper training.
Northeast Kingdom Human Services, Inc. (NKHS) certified QPR instructors are looking forward to virtually meeting you and giving you tools to increase your comfort level to talk about suicide, understand the warning signs, and know what resources are available to help and support you and those you meet in your work and personal life.
There is no cost for the training and resource materials for anyone living or working in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom (Caledonia, Essex, or Orleans counties). We welcome participants living/working outside this area to attend and ask them to cover the $5 cost of the training resource materials. Please arrange payment with Ruth Marquette (RMarquette@nkhs.net). The NKHS QPR instructors and Zero Suicide Initiative Team are grateful for donations that help support this valuable training for those in our catchment area. If you would like to make a donation to the NKHS Zero Suicide Initiative to continue this important work, please contact Ruth Marquette.
Certified QPR Instructors: Terri Lavely, Janet Hussey Monette, Ruth Marquette