(WEBINAR) Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training

CE Type:APAIACETSW

# of CE's: 2.0

0.2 IACET CE's

CE Type: SW, IACET, APA                # of CE's: 2.0 CE's      0.2 IACET CE's

 

About This Course

QPR is a short suicide prevention training that provides a framework for supporting an individual who may be thinking about suicide and how to connect them to help. The training is intended to provide individuals with an initial understanding of how to intervene and what resources are available in the community.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify why someone may be suicidal
  2. Learn how to notice clues and warning signs of someone who may be struggling
  3. Develop skills to intervene with a suicidal individual and connect to help

 

Intended Audience: 

Provider Network

 

Instructional Level: 

Introductory

 

Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within the 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All CEU certificates and certificates of attendance will be received through the DBHIDS Learning Hub. Once you have completed your evaluation you will have access to your CEU or Certificate of Attendance through your DBHIDS Learning Hub Account.

 

Credit Statements:

BHTEN is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. 
As an IACET Accredited Provider, BHTEN offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.  BHTEN is authorized by IACET to offer CEUs for this program.
(0.2 CEU = 2.0 Training Hours)

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2.0 CE credit hours for Psychologists awarded.  BHTEN is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  BHTEN maintains responsibility for this program and its content

 

Behavioral Health Training and Education Network BHTEN, #1779, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards have the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 9/22/22-9/22/25. Social workers completing this course receive 2.0 General continuing education credits.

Course Instructors

June 22, 2022

Ryan Skimmons

He/Him

Forensic Training Coordinator

BHTEN

MS

Ryan has worked with non-profit, community, and managed care settings.  He is experienced in training development and delivery, behavioral health program development, procurements, clinical interventions, as well as clinical and administrative supervision.  Previously, Ryan worked as a director of residential treatment programs for adults with severe behavioral health needs, providing crisis intervention and individual and group therapy in those settings. Ryan has also provided services in outpatient settings and in the community for youth and adolescents on the autism spectrum.  He earned his M.S. in Psychology from Villanova University.

August 24, 2022

Ryan Skimmons

He/Him

Forensic Training Coordinator

BHTEN

MS

Ryan has worked with non-profit, community, and managed care settings.  He is experienced in training development and delivery, behavioral health program development, procurements, clinical interventions, as well as clinical and administrative supervision.  Previously, Ryan worked as a director of residential treatment programs for adults with severe behavioral health needs, providing crisis intervention and individual and group therapy in those settings. Ryan has also provided services in outpatient settings and in the community for youth and adolescents on the autism spectrum.  He earned his M.S. in Psychology from Villanova University.

October 19, 2022

Ryan Skimmons

He/Him

Forensic Training Coordinator

BHTEN

MS

Ryan has worked with non-profit, community, and managed care settings.  He is experienced in training development and delivery, behavioral health program development, procurements, clinical interventions, as well as clinical and administrative supervision.  Previously, Ryan worked as a director of residential treatment programs for adults with severe behavioral health needs, providing crisis intervention and individual and group therapy in those settings. Ryan has also provided services in outpatient settings and in the community for youth and adolescents on the autism spectrum.  He earned his M.S. in Psychology from Villanova University.

January 25, 2023

Ryan Skimmons

He/Him

Forensic Training Coordinator

BHTEN

MS

Ryan has worked with non-profit, community, and managed care settings.  He is experienced in training development and delivery, behavioral health program development, procurements, clinical interventions, as well as clinical and administrative supervision.  Previously, Ryan worked as a director of residential treatment programs for adults with severe behavioral health needs, providing crisis intervention and individual and group therapy in those settings. Ryan has also provided services in outpatient settings and in the community for youth and adolescents on the autism spectrum.  He earned his M.S. in Psychology from Villanova University.

July 12, 2023

Yvette K. Kamimura Jones

She/her

Behavioral Health Training Specialist

BHTEN

M.S.

Yvette’s behavioral health background includes quality assurance, substance use disorders, and training development. Yvette is also on the board of directors for Women Against Abuse (WAA).  As an associate trainer, Yvette serves as a liaison between the Behavioral Health Training and Education Network and outside stakeholders/partners, such as DBHIDS, to coordinate ongoing community educational events. Yvette is an alumnus of Chestnut Hill College, where she obtained her Masters of Science degree in Administration of Human Services.

March 13, 2024

Kay McGuffin

She/her

Addiction Recovery Training Specialist

BHTEN

MSW

Kay (she/her) is one of BHTEN’s Addiction Recovery Training Specialists. With a history of working in the public sector, non-profits, and community organizing efforts, Kay is experienced in crisis management, substance use response, training implementation, and working with LGBTQIA+ populations. She previously worked with youth and families experiencing chronic or anticipatory homelessness, and adults in substance use recovery and/or active use. Kay is also a harm reduction organizer in Philadelphia and applies a harm reduction framework to her direct practice and systems level work. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

May 15, 2024

Joshua Solomon

Training Analyst

DBHIDS - Education and Training Unit

MA

Josh has amassed over 20 years of experience at every level of the behavioral field, from Crisis Response Centers to PACT case management. He recently completed his Masters of Social Work from West Chester University. After earning his degree Josh pivoted the scope of his practice from direct care to education and training, currently working with the Department of Behavioral Health and ID Services in Philadelphia as a member of the Education and Training Unit.