Suicide Prevention Certification Training
Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) is an evidence-based suicide prevention training to teach individuals three easy steps to recognize the warning signs of depression and suicide, and how to navigate the conversation of suicide and mental health. Each participant will receive a certification and QPR booklet upon successful completion of this training.
About the Workshop Presenter: Holly Bill, MPH, CHES, earned a Master of Public Health from Benedictine University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Health Education from Illinois State University. She also received certification through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing to be a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Holly has been with Hult Center for Healthy Living since August 2011 and is responsible for ensuring quality health education programs to over 50,000 youth annually. She received the Outstanding Accomplishments & Achievements Recognition for Promotion of Civil Liberties from the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois in 2016 and iBi Magazine 40 Leaders Under 40 Award in 2017. She is a Dale Carnegie graduate, is certified in Mental Health First Aid and Youth Mental Health First Aid, a QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Trainer, National Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach, and is a Certified CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) Implementation Trainer.
To register, please contact Janice Parker at [email protected] or (309) 694-8940.
This workshop is free and open to ICC students, employees, and the general public, made available through the ICC GEER grant.
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