Learn and practice QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), an evidence-based life-saving technique developed by Paul Quinnett, to utilize with people in crisis. Examine suicide myths and facts, warning signs, and the impact of historical and intergenerational trauma on suicide in Native American/Alaska Native communities. Examine significant risk factors and learn how to reduce the risk of suicide among probationers by eliminating any one element of the deadly triad - alcohol, firearms and distress.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: * Identify ways to suicide risk among probationers and restrict lethal means * Describe root causes & impact of suicide in tribal communities * Distinguish suicide myths from fact * Apply QPR techniques
* Community Corrections Officer * Court System Personnel * Social Workers * Tribes/Tribal Partners