8 out of 10 individuals who are suicidal are giving verbal or nonverbal signs of emotional distress. There is a dire need to train laypersons, students, managers, faculty, and corporate employees to recognize these signs, provide emotional support, persuade them to get help and refer them to a mental health professional. The WHO-recommended Gatekeeper training helps you with this. There are millions of trained Gatekeepers globally, India has only a few thousand, the need to train millions of Indians to be Gatekeepers is an urgent necessity.

QPR Instructor training is brought in partnership with QPR Institute, the world leader in suicide prevention training QPR Institute, to bring their training to India. Dr. Paul Quinnett developed the Gatekeeper training program in partnership with Washington State in 1995, set up QPR Institute in 1999, and has invested $25 million so far on R&D. Nearly 5 million Gatekeepers and 10,000 Instructors have been trained so far. QPR Institute provides Gatekeeper training to over 800 colleges globally including Michigan University, Texas A&M University, Carleton College, and Northwestern University, and also the top corporations globally. It is evidence-based and peer-reviewed and was part of the National Registry of Evidence-based Practices and Policies in the US.The QPR Instructor training is a 12-hour online certification course that trains instructors to teach QPR for suicide prevention to their community (schools, colleges, corporations).

Cost: Original cost $495 or Rs 37,620/ Original India cost: Rs 18,810 (includes all taxes and 25 Gatekeeper online training licenses to get you started on your first training).

Post-certification:
After getting certified Instructors will become part of the global family of QPR trained Instructors (close to 10,000 trained so far), have access to all the resources from QPR as well as resources from SPIF.You will also receive the following to help support you –
An Instructor’s Manual | QPR/SPIF Resource cards | A Gatekeeper QPR PowerPoint presentation to edit & use in your training and a pitch to market yourself as a QPR trainer | 25 QPR Gatekeeper online training license for free worth Rs 12,500 |Instructor’s Support on how to deliver the training for two hours and opportunity to shadow Instructors, and co-host training.
You may charge up to Rs.1000 per Gatekeeper, which includes the cost of the Gatekeeper manual and certificate. Students/those who are from lower socio-economic strata can be charged less.

For more information, call 080-47096367 or write to info@spif.in


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