Would your department or office benefit from learning about the Office of the Dean of Students and how to report students of concern?

Might your student organization benefit from receiving training on how to recognize warning signs of suicide and help someone in need?

If so, please consider scheduling one of the following presentations or training for your office or student organization.


Services Overview

This thirty minute presentation allows students, faculty and staff an opportunity to interact with a staff member to ask questions and learn about services available at the Office of the Dean of Students. Topics discussed include information on the absence policy, emergency loans and the withdrawal procedure. Please email odos@purdue.edu to set-up this presentation. 

Behavior Intervention Team (BIT)/Recognizing Students of Concern 

This  thirty minute presentation provides an overview of the Behavioral Intervention Team — a multidisciplinary team of representatives from various University departments and units — that discusses students of concern and identifies support strategies. This presentation will also discuss strategies that Purdue community members can utilize to recognize and support students of concern. 

If you would like to learn more individually about the Student of Concern reports and how to identify concerning behavior, please attend one of the regularly scheduled presentation. The Fall 2018 schedule will be available at the end of summer. 

Both the Services Overview and the Behavior Intervention Team (BIT)/Recognizing Students of Concern presentations can be combined and modified to meet your needs.  

Please complete the Presentation and Training Request Form to schedule a presentation for your group.

To sign up individually for a Student of Concern and Behavior Intervention training, please complete the registration form here


QPR Suicide Prevention Training

This ninety minute training helps Purdue community members learn to recognize the warning signs for suicide and assist those in need.  Upon completing QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Gatekeeper training, each participant will be trained as a gatekeeper and receive a certificate. Due to the interactive format of this training, this presentation has a 40-participant maximum. Learn more about QPR from the QPR Institute.

Interested in signing up for a QPR session? Consider signing up for one of our open sessionsView available training times and registration here. If you are interested in scheduling a training for your student organization or department, please fill out this form.

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is a program designed to help community members identify, understand and respond to mental illness while also increasing awareness of available resources.  MHFA is an eight-hour training designed to give participants the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health concern or experiencing a mental health crisis.  The course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to recognize & respond to the warning signs and symptoms of a mental illness or emotional crisis.  

To learn more about the training and register, please click here

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