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QPR training provided as part of Suicide Prevention week

Lori Arnold L.P.C. and Vikki Chaviers L.P.C. introduce the question, persuade, refer suicide training program on April 14, in the Wichita Room in the CSC. Photo by Dewey Cooper

Dewey Cooper

September 14, 2016

As part of suicide prevention week on campus, the counseling center offered Question, Persuade, Refer sessions to teach various groups on how to respond to a person who might have suicidal thoughts. The counseling center staff provides about 10 to 15 QPR sessions during a school year. On Sept. 15, the...

Suicide prevention training hits close to home

Lori Arnold L.P.C. and Vikki Chaviers L.P.C. introduce the question, persuade, refer suicide training program on April 14, in the Wichita Room in the CSC. Photo by Dewey Cooper

Allison Ashcraft

April 20, 2016

For Payroll Director Kathy Rice, last week's training on suicide prevention hit close to home. With teary eyes and Kleenex in hand, she expanded on her personal experiences with this topic."I've been thinking about [QPR training] a lot because I had a nephew that committed suicide. It's important that pe...

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