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Ann Arbor MI 07-12-2018 07-12-2018

QPR is intended to teach individuals who have a lot of contact with students (e.g., faculty, staff, friends) how to recognize the warning signs of suicide and provide guidelines as to how to Question a person about suicidal thoughts, how to Persuade them to get help and how to Refer the person for help. QPR for the U-M campus community was launched in November of 2006 and hundreds of faculty, staff and students have already participated in this important training. QPR is a vital training for the U-M campus community, as many faculty, staff, and students have already participated. The QPR two-hour training is both didactic and experiential in nature. It includes: an overview of national, state and University of Michigan specific statistics regarding suicide; the myths versus facts; identifying behavioral, verbal and situational warning signs; and practicing concrete tools in which to help someone who is in distress.

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) training

July 12, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1680 SPH I (Community Lounge)
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029

Sponsored by: School of Public Health, DEI Program
Contact Information: Nichole Burnside, washingn@umich.edu

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QPR is intended to teach individuals who have a lot of contact with students (e.g., faculty, staff, friends) how to recognize the warning signs of suicide and provide guidelines as to how to Question a person about suicidal thoughts, how to Persuade them to get help and how to Refer the person for help. QPR for the U-M campus community was launched in November of 2006 and hundreds of faculty, staff and students have already participated in this important training. QPR is a vital training for the U-M campus community, as many faculty, staff, and students have already participated. The QPR two-hour training is both didactic and experiential in nature. It includes: an overview of national, state and University of Michigan specific statistics regarding suicide; the myths versus facts; identifying behavioral, verbal and situational warning signs; and practicing concrete tools in which to help someone who is in distress.