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Question, Persuade, Prefer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training, Hosted by the Middle District
Thursday, October 20, 2022, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Category: CEU Event

Question, Persuade, Prefer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training, Hosted by the Middle District 

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

***Please note, the attendance is capped to 35 individuals, and capacity has been reached.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  TNOTA is offering one remaining course (NO capacity limit) for the year on November 5th at OT Compliance Day, Hosted by the Rural West District. You can see more information about the OT Compliance Day here.

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 35 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 Services 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's MSOT Bridge Program. 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 position with the Recovery Court program as a Mental Health Court case manager while also providing OT services. Through this avenue, Kaylin was able to advocate for a full time OT position serving all of the Recovery Courts in Rutherford County. This was the first OT position of its kind in the country. Kaylin now works at Harmony Health Medical, an integrative behavioral health practice focusing on holistic care. She is developing their first OT program and providing group and individual services among a collaborative team. She is also an Adjunct Professor at South College and the Mental Health Chair of the Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy. 

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