Networks for Life is a 3-hour certified training for school staff. It discusses the professional’s and institution’s role in youth suicide prevention, intervention, and post-vention (what to do after a youth suicide occurs).
- Polices and procedures
- Skills to identify, explore, and intervene in signs of suicidal thinking
- Communicating with students’ families about depression and suicide
- Laws and ethics around confidentiality and reporting
- How to support youth after a suicide loss
This course is offered to school personnel statewide and meets the requirements under House Bill 1336, which requires school nurses, social workers, psychologists, and counselors to complete three (3) hours of certified training on youth suicide screening and referral.