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Certified QPR Gatekeeper Training: Suicide Prevention (15 Wellness Points)*
Start Date: 4/11/2023Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 4/11/2023End Time: 3:30 PM
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Event Description
How do you recognize the early warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide? What are the myths? What are some tips for asking questions about suicide? How can you offer hope and get help for someone in crisis? Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) gatekeeper training is a nationally recognized mental health intervention that is much like CPR. It is designed to teach anyone the lifesaving skills of recognizing warning signs of suicide, knowing what to say to someone who is believed to be at risk for suicide and referring a person in crisis to campus and community resources. This initiative was started by the Counseling Center, and has broadened to a larger cross disciplinary partnership across the University to create a network of certified QPR gatekeeper instructors and QPR trained gatekeepers who believe that all members of the Dragon community can learn these skills and help save a life. At the end of the 90 minute QPR gatekeeper training, guests will be QPR gatekeeper certified and will receive a certificate, which remains active for two years.

This event will be held on Zoom. The registration email sent by Career Pathway will contain the link to join. Registration in Career Pathway is required to attend.

This event is open to all faculty and professional staff. For more information, please contact Monica Fauble, Wellness Administrator:

*Participants in our Wellness Incentive Program are eligible to earn 15 points (a $15 credit) for attending this event. You must sign-in to receive credit.

You must register for the Health Advocate Wellness Incentive Program AND complete your annual Personal Health Profile before you will be eligible to receive any payouts. Points for attending these events will be sent to Health Advocate on a monthly basis for the prior month’s activities. There will be a 6-week delay in these points and payouts being distributed. For information about our wellness incentive program, please visit:

Please contact Wellness Administrator Monica Fauble with questions:
Contact Information:
Name: Monica Fauble
Phone: 215-895-1708
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Zoom; please register in Career Pathway to receive the Zoom link; space is limited; please cancel your registration if you are unable to attend
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