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Senate Bill 0004


Senate Bill 0004

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF SB4 (Updated April 25, 2011 1:54 pm - DI 84)


Suicide prevention. Allows a governing body to adjourn its schools to allow teachers to participate in a basic or inservice course of education and training on suicide prevention and the recognition of signs that a student may be considering suicide. Requires the division of mental health and addiction to provide information and guidance to local school corporations on evidence based programs for teacher training on the prevention of child suicide and the recognition of signs that a student may be considering suicide. Provides that after June 30, 2013, an individual may not receive an initial teaching license unless the individual has completed training on suicide prevention and the recognition of signs that a student may be considering suicide. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the commission on mental health.)
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