Suicide prevention trainings for parents scheduled - sign up!

PSD parents interested in learning how to help people at-risk of suicide should sign up to attend a QPR for Parents training, a 1 hour 30 minute training that teaches participants a three-step QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) method.

The training will cover warning signs, intervention skills, listening skills, how to talk to and assist people at-risk of suicide, referral resources, and myths and facts related suicide. There is no charge; however, registration is required. Please contact Betty Englert Backlund at 490-3264 for registration details.

QPR for Parents trainings are scheduled for:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 21, 6:30– 8 p.m., Blevins Middle School   Media Center, must register by Jan. 17
  • Tuesday, Feb.18, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Blevins Middle School Media Center, must register by Feb.  14
  • Wednesday, March 12, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Fort Collins High School Media Center, must register by March 10
  • Tuesday, April 29, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Fort Collins High School Media Center, must register by April 25