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
  • ACE Training (Ask, Care, Escort) from the Wingman Project

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.