The Model School District Policy on Suicide Prevention
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Recommended Trainings for Teachers, Admin, and Staff
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
ASIST is a two-day practice-dominated course to help caregivers learn to recognize and review risk, and to intervene to prevent imminent risk of suicide. Fifteen contact hours are available for Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASACs).
More Than Sad: Suicide Prevention Education for Teachers and Other School Personnel
Suicide Alertness For Everyone-Tell Ask Listen Keepsafe (SafeTALK)
SafeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone 15 or older, regardless of prior experience or training, to recognize warning signs, effectively communicate with individuals who are thinking about suicide, and connect them with life-saving intervention resources. Three contact hours are available for Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASACs).
Suicide Safety for Teachers and School Staff
This 60 to 90-minute training is designed to meet the basic needs of school administration, faculty, and staff. Emphasis is on recognizing warning signs, clarifying the referral process in place at school, and making a warm handoff.
Talk Saves Lives by AFSP
Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention is a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. The training last approximately one hour.
Trainings/Education for Students