Prevention  Education Opportunities in March

Prevention  Education Opportunities in March

SOS Tillamook is pleased to announce that in the month of March the Tillamook Family Counseling Center will provide community members with two virtual prevention education events. The two events include a Question, Persuade, and Refer Gatekeeper training and an ‘Introduction to Problem Gambling Prevention’ presentation. Below you will find a short description for the two learning opportunities. If you would like to register for either event, please email

Additionally, there will be an active parenting education series offered at no charge to participants that live in the Northwest Parenting region (Tillamook County, Clatsop County, and Columbia County). If you are interested in registering for this free virtual series email

  • Question Persuade Refer Gatekeeper training:
    The QPR Gatekeeper training will be presented virtually using the Zoom platform on March 21st, from 10:00 to 11:30 AM. This training is a community mental health intervention that was listed on SAMSHA’s National Registry of Evidence Based Programs and Practices as an effective suicide prevention training. This training was designed to be beneficial for all adults, including parents, teachers, employers, health staff, and hospitality staff. This training will be offered at no cost to the participant (registration for this training will be limited to 20 participants that reside or work in Tillamook County).
  • Introduction to Problem Gambling Prevention presentation:
    The Introduction to Problem Gambling Prevention presentation will be presented by the Tillamook Family Counseling Center. This presentation will be presented virtually using the Zoom platform on March 29th, from 10:00 to 11:00AM. Participants who attend this training will learn about: problem gambling, the continuum of gambling behavior, impacts of problem gambling, problem gambling prevention strategies, and helpful resources. This training was designed to be beneficial for parents, caretakers, or other caring adults. This training is being offered at no charge to 20 participants that live or work in Tillamook County.
  • Active Parenting Education Series:
    Active Parenting is a comprehensive parent education series for parents and caregivers of children ages 5-12. This series will take place on the Zoom platform on March 28th, April 4th, and April 11th from 5:45 to 7:45PM. To register for the free online series, email Participants who participate in this series will receive an Active Parenting handbook and Active Parenting workbook. In this training, parents will learn practical parenting skills, effective non-violent discipline strategies, skills to improve communication with your children, strategies for students success, and will have opportunities to connect with other parents.

-Published February 27, 2023