African American Ministry Leaders Summit

March 10, 2023, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm CST


March 10, 2023

9:00 am to 12:00 pm CST


George Shinn Event Center 3906 Belmont Blvd Nashville, TN 37204

Unite with us for a morning of evidence-based training, practiced based sharing, and fellowship!  Training topics will include an introduction to mental health and suicide prevention.  Use this link to register on EventBrite and reserve your seat!

Learn more about the TDMHSAS Faith-Based Initiatives at this link.

This event is in Nashville, so times listed are in Central Standard Time.

Trainings Provided:

Question, Persuade, Refer For Clergy (QPR) – A 1.5 hour, evidence-based, basic suicide prevention for Clergy, covering how to ask someone if they are thinking about suicide, how to persuade the individual to live, and how to refer the individual to the appropriate help. Individuals will become certified as a Gatekeeper. As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to:

  • Recognize the warning signs of suicide
  • Know how to offer hope
  • Know how to get help and save a life

Mental Health 101 – a 1 hour, evidence-supported, basic training on Mental Health that provides an understanding of the difference between Mental Health and Mental Illness, how to respond to “invitations” for help from individuals who may be in crisis, as well as provide an understanding of resources available to help.