Suicide Intervention Training

Certification Training Options

 


QPR

QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) is a 1.5-hour Gatekeeper training. The participants will be able to recognize some signs of suicide and provide support and referral and be able to provide Suicide First Aid (similar to CPR for a cardiac crisis).

  • In-Person Training: Upon your request, a Certified QPR trainer will go to your class, group or meeting to provide the training.
  • On-Line Training: About one hour, plus a post-training test.

For information on in-person and online QPR training, contact Dr. Lee at Wei-Chien.Lee@sjsu.edu.

 


A Thousand Stars

A seven-hour training program on understanding suicide, recognizing possible signs of suicide, gaining and practicing skills in providing suicide intervention, and exploring and recognizing social, cultural and policy issues related to suicide and ways to build a caring and safe community for all.

 


ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

This comprehensive and intensive (14-hour) training helps you gain skills in recognizing suicide signs as well as skills and knowledge in helping people who are dealing with suicide.

 


 

Register to any of the training options mentioned above.

 Sessions and Registration

 

Training

Fee?

Length

Learning Goals

Who can participate?

Participants Feedback

 

QPR

 

Free

 

1.5 hours

Be able to recognize some signs of suicide and provide support and referral. 

Be able to provide Suicide First Aid (similar to CPR for cardiac crisis).

All SJSU and community members

First step.

Practical.

Helpful.

 

A Thousand Stars

 

Free

 

7 hours (3.5 hour sessions)

Be able to recognize some signs of suicide and provide support and referral.  Be able to provide Suicide First Aid.

Understand Suicide.

Gain skills and knowledge in helping people with suicidal thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

Gain skills and knowledge in preventing and reducing suicide for diverse populations.

Build a community of caring and increase protective factors for suicide.

All SJSU and community members

Most interactive and practical.

Increased self-efficacy and confident in helping others.  Insightful and attitude changing.

Focusing on both prevention and intervention.

 

A.S.I.S.T

 

Free

 

14 hours (two days)

Be able to recognize some signs of suicide and provide support and referral.  Be able to provide Suicide First Aid.

Understand suicide crisis.

Gain extensive skills and knowledge in helping people with suicidal thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

All SJSU and community members

In-debt training on skills and knowledge.

Really practical.

Intensive.

Challenging and rewarding.

 

Suicide Intervention Training Your Way

We understand that your groups and departments have unique needs and responsibilities. Therefore, please contact us to discuss how we can tailor the training to support your group.

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