Professional Training

Industry-leading suicide prevention taken to the next level

OUR PROFESSIONAL TRAINING COURSES:
  • No Prerequisites
  • Many courses include the QPR Gatekeeper Training
  • Most courses are approved adaptations of QPR as listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
OUR PROFESSIONAL TRAINING COURSES:
  • No Prerequisites
  • Many courses include the QPR Gatekeeper Training
  • Most courses are approved adaptations of QPR as listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)

ADVANCED SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING

Next-level courses designed to reduce immediate risk of suicide and how to provide longer-term care for those at risk

QPR | Suicide Triage Training

The QPR Triage Training is for those on the "front lines" of suicide prevention. This interactive course teaches you how to interview potentially suicidal persons, determine immediate risk of suicide, and help reduce the risk of a suicide attempt or completion through a safety planning and referral process.

Note: This course includes QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention.

Meets requirements for Washington State Law

  • Continuing Education Credits: 8-10
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 6-10 Hours
  • Price: $119 (Volume Pricing Available)

QPRT | Suicide Risk Assessment and Management Training Pro

This interactive course is for professionals responsible the care and safety of consumers at elevated risk for suicidal behaviors in all settings and across the age span. This course meets Washington State legal requirements for training in suicide prevention.

The training program includes the risk assessment and risk management of adult and/or youth suicide risk. An inpatient/residential assessment manual and risk monitoring protocols are available on request.

Meets requirements for Washington State Law

  • Continuing Education Credits: 8
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 8-12 Hours
  • Price: $149 (Volume Pricing Available)

EXTENDED LEARNING

Improve your knowledge and skills to prevent suicide

QPR Gatekeeper Instructor Certification (International Version)

10 Hour Course | 10 Continuing Education Credits

This online instructor training program is available only to purchasers living outside of the United States and Canada. Pricing is adjusted by World Bank Zones, costing much less in some countries.

The training fee includes a prepaid royalty for an unlimited license to print QPR booklets and cards for those you will train.

To learn the cost of the training and printing license,click on your country.

You must be able to read and understand spoken English to complete this training program.

  • Continuing Education Credits: 10
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 10 Hours
  • Price: $670
QPR Training Targeting Alcohol, Drugs, and Suicide

3-6 Hour Course | 3-6 Continuing Education Credits

This 4-hour NREPP-listed certificate training program is designed for anyone working with persons with substance abuse issues and especially those working with veterans. This training also meets emerging state laws governing the licensing and practice of Chemical Dependency Professionals and includes approximately 2 hours of content (video lecture, case scenarios, practice exercises) that address how to reduce suicide risk in our veterans.

The training program targets identification, screening, referral to enhance patient safety - both outpatient and inpatient/residential - and teaches a best practice suicide screening tool and referral methodology. The course includes Level 1 QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention and an approved, brief edition of the Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM) best practice registered training program. Both program descriptions can be found at: http://www.sprc.org/bpr.

  • Continuing Education Credits: 3-6
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 3-6 Hours
  • Price: $79 (Volume Pricing Available)
QPR for Psychosis

4 Hour Course | 4 Continuing Education Credits

First Episode Psychosis (FEP) is associated with increased risk of suicidal behaviors in youth. Sponsored by the Washington State Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery, and led by child psychiatrist Dr. Jon McClellan, this 2-hour training program is designed to help people identify and intervene with youth who may be experiencing the onset of a serious and possibly life-threatening mental illness.

  • Continuing Education Credits: 2
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 2-3 Hours
  • Price: $39 (Volume Pricing Available)
Online Counseling and Suicide Intervention Specialist (OCSIS)

40 Hour Course | 40 Continuing Education Credits

The world has moved online, and so have suicidal people. People in crisis are reaching into cyberspace for help. You can be there for them. With more text messages sent than phone calls made, and online counseling shown to be safe and effective, learn how to become an Online Counseling and Suicide Intervention Specialist.

  • Continuing Education Credits: 40
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 40 Hours
  • Price: $199 (Volume Pricing Available)
Counseling Suicidal People: A Therapy of Hope

10-12 Hour Course | 10 Continuing Education Credits

Work with suicidal clients? This book-based, interactive online course is designed for clinicians who need practical, evidence-based, best practice interventions for helping the suicidal patients they treat. 10 hours of continuing education credit.

Please note that this online training program has not been submitted for external review by state departments of health or other authorities for approval to meet emerging state laws requiring training in this area of practice. Therefore, the certificate earned may not meet these requirements.

  • Continuing Education Credits: 10
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 10-12 Hours
  • Price: $119 (Volume Pricing Available)
Suicide Risk Assessment Competency Certification Exam

10 Hour Course | 10 Continuing Education Credits

Use the skills from the OCSIS course for interactive role-play with other learners, prepare a portfolio of “best practice” interventions, assessments and collaborative crisis plans. 10 hours of continuing education credit.

  • Continuing Education Credits: 10
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 10 Hours
  • Price: $199
QPR for Sports Coaches

3+ Hour Course | 3-6 Cont. Education Credits

The QPR for Sports Coaches and staff is intended to help you prevent suicide not just among athletes, but among employees, colleagues, co-workers, friends and family members.

  • Continuing Education Credits: 3-6
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 3+ Hours
  • Price: $79 (Volume Pricing Available)
Ethics and Suicide

4 Hour Course | 4 Continuing Education Credits

Course qualifies for required ethics training. Every clinician rightly fears being sued for malpractice. Practice in an ethical fashion and learn to do a few things right, and you will never be sued for suicide malpractice. This engaging, three mini-lecture series (40 minutes, and two 20 minute lectures), interactive course is taught by a psychologist and a lawyer.

  • Continuing Education Credits: 4
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 4 Hours
  • Price: $69 (Volume Pricing Available)
Student & Crisis Volunteers

20 Hour Course | 20 Cont. Education Credits

The world has moved online, and so have suicidal people. People in crisis are reaching into cyberspace for help. You can be there for them. With more text messages sent than phone calls made, and online counseling shown to be safe and effective, learn how to detect, assess and immediately intervene to reduce the risk of a suicide attempt or completion.

Two certificates are earned in this training program. This course qualifies for 20 NBCC clock hours or 2 CEUs and is designed to be part of your crisis volunteer training program or part a college or university crisis intervention course. Some crisis lines may wish you to take this training as part of your application process.

Includes QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

  • Continuing Education Credits: 20
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 20 Hours
  • Price: $89 ($69 for 10+)
Corrections

8 Hour Course | 8 Cont. Education Credits

Correctional professionals have a high degree of contact with those at elevated risk of suicide, especially mentally ill offenders, those arrested for the first time, and those facing sentencing whether in jail or on probation. This interactive, multimedia, two-certificate course teaches both students and working professionals how to mitigate the risk of suicide attempts and completions both in and out of correctional facilities. 8 hours of continuing education recommended.

Includes QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

  • Continuing Education Credits: 8
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 8 Hours
  • Price: $89 (Volume Pricing Available)
Clergy

6 Hour Course | 6 Cont. Education Credits

Spiritual leader are defined as key gatekeepers in the U.S. National Strategy for Suicide Prevention and by suicide prevention leadership around the world. Learn what you need to know to prevent suicide among those you know, love, and serve. This registered best practice training program has been peer reviewed by clergy from several faiths.

  • Continuing Education Credits: 6
  • Course Delivery: Online
  • Time Required: 6 Hours
  • Price: $79 (Volume Pricing Available)