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QPR Suicide Prevention, Hosted by the Middle District
Thursday, October 20, 2022, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
Category: CEU Event

QPR Suicide Prevention, Hosted by the Middle District 

October 20, 2022, 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. (CST)

Speaker:  Kaylin Flamm Lawrence, OTR/L (TNOTA Mental Health Chair, QPR Suicide Prevention Trainer)

Description of Course:  This course covers an in depth look at strategies to enact in order to prevent suicide.

CEU Information:  2 Hour CEU, FREE for ALL TNOTA Members, $40 for Non-Members

Limited to 25 Participants.  All cameras must remain on during the presentation.


  1.  Attitudes & Opinions
  2.  Why People May Deny Suicidal Ideation
  3.  Facts About Suicide
  4.  Mental Health 
  5.  What is a Risk Factor?
  6.  Intervention
  7.  Safety Plan
  8.  Asking About Suicide.
  9.  How to Persuade someone to stay alive.
  10.  Refer: What are the Options?
  11.  Resources 

About This Presentation:  Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) is a suicide prevention training that will equip the everyday person with the knowledge of Signs of depression, How to ask someone if they are having thoughts of suicide, How to persuade an individual to seek help, and How to refer someone to resources available.  You will learn what a Safety Plan looks like and how to create one.

Speaker Bio:  Kaylin attended the University of Southern Indiana where she earned her bachelor's degree in Health Administration with a concentration as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. She then worked as a neurorehabilitation Occupational Therapy Assistant and a Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate in Florida. After 3 years, Kaylin moved to Nashville, TN to complete her master's degree in Occupational Therapy at Belmont University. She continued her work with survivors of domestic and sexual assault during this time and became the first Occupational Therapy intern with the Mental Health Court of Rutherford County. Upon completion of graduate school, Kaylin accepted a dual position with the Recovery Court program as a Mental Health Court case manager and Occupational Therapist. Since then, Kaylin has worked to establish OT as an essential part of the Recovery Court treatment team and a full time OT position was developed.  In addition to working for the Recovery Court program, she is an Adjunct Professor for South College, the Mental Health Chair of the Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy, a QPR Suicide Prevention Trainer, and provides group sessions in community mental health settings.

Cost to Attend:  FREE for TNOTA Members, $40 for Non-Members

Registration:  Not yet open for registration