Tillamook Family Counseling Center will be offering two Question, Persuade & Refer(QPR) Gatekeeper trainings in the month of January. Spaces are still available for both trainings. The first training will be a virtual training and it will take place January 27th from 10:00-11:30AM and will be presented in the English language. The second training will be presented in person at the Tillamook Bay Community College on January 27th from 2:00-3:30PM and will be presented in the Spanish language. The QPR Gatekeeper training is a community mental health intervention that was listed on SAMSHA’s National Registry of Evidence Based Programs and Practices as an effective suicide prevention training. This training was designed to be beneficial for all adults, including parents, teachers, employers, health staff, and hospitality staff. This training will be offered at no cost to the participant (registration for this training will be limited to 20 participants that reside or work in Tillamook County).
Question, Persuade & Refer(QPR) Gatekeeper training is an evidence based suicide prevention training that has been used worldwide. In this training participants will learn suicide warning signs and learn the three steps of QPR.
QPR is a free 1.5 hour training to help build:
- Knowledge to identify suicide warning signs
- Confidence to discuss suicide prevention and to speak with someone who is exhibiting suicide warning signs
- Knowledge of when and how to connect someone to professional care
- Awareness of regional and national crisis resources
Training is limited to 20 participants. If you are interested in registering for this free workshop email Janeane Krongos at Janeanek@tfcc.org