Virtual and In Person

Question Persuade Refer (QPR): Suicide Prevention Training

CSHF: Lauren Oleksewich

Length: 90 minutes

Location: Virtual and In Person

Cost: $200 (includes material costs)

About this Workshop

Fees include access to a toolkit of resources and QPR Gatekeeper Certificate upon completion.

Question Persuade Refer (QPR) is a proven suicide intervention training that teaches participants how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and appropriately respond to save a life. During this 1-1.5 hour training session, participants will learn about the three critical components of QPR:

  • How to Question if someone is considering suicide.
  • How to Persuade them to stay alive and seek help.
  • How to Refer them to appropriate supports and resources.

For more information on the QPR Training program, visit the QPR Website.

Please Note:

  • It is required to have a school counsellor or support person present during each training session.
  • QPR training is provided to groups no larger than one class size (approximately 25-30) at a time.
  • To accommodate physical distancing guidelines, this training will be offered in person or virtually.