A variety of organizations across the country currently offer online training programs at no charge.

Ask Listen Refer is a online suicide prevention training program, which can be completed in approximately 20 minutes, created for the faculty, staff, and students on Missouri campuses.

Missouri Ask Listen Refer is a free community version of the ALR program open to all Missouri residents.

Free Online Training Programs

  • The SPRC's Online Training Site offers several enhanced courses for a variety of audiences that are available free of charge and can be completed at your own pace. Current courses include:
    • A Strategic Planning Approach to Suicide Prevention
    • Locating and Understanding Data for Suicide Prevention
    • Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM)
    • Choosing and Implementing a Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training Program
    • The Research Evidence for Suicide as a Preventable Public Health Issue
  • Education on Ending Suicide: Suicide prevention education for Health Professionals and for Secondary Educators (formally www.endingsuicide.com)
  • Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide (SPTS) University offers "Making Educators Partners in Youth Suicide Prevention"
  • The Jason Foundation offers Professional Development Series: In-Service Training

Archived Webinars and Presentations


Special Events

Those with questions about any of the above training should contact the sponsoring organization directly.

Information about programs included in the SPRC/AFSP Best Practice Registry can be found on the BPR pages of the SPRC website.

For information about upcoming in-person training opportunities, please visit our Calendar of Events page.