Educators work with students with emotional and behavioral struggles daily. It is helpful to provide guidance on how best to respond and interact with youth with whom they are concerned. Remember their responses should be in sync with school district policies.
Participants will be able to describe how to respond to youth that may be at risk for suicide, from the perspective of students, educators, and suicide prevention experts.
Participants will be able to identify the steps that take place after a student is referred to a school-based mental health professional with suicidal thoughts or behaviors.
Participants will be able to summarize the variety of parent/family reactions and responses to learning that their child may be suicidal.
Participants will be able to describe the importance of a reentry meeting, and provide examples of components that may be part of a reentry plan when a student returns to school after a hospitalization.