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Suicide Prevention Training

Utah Code 53A-1-603 requires suicide prevention training for licensed employees.

“(10) (a) School districts and charter schools shall require each licensed employee to complete two hours of professional development on
youth suicide prevention within their license cycle in accordance with Section 53A-6-104.

(b) The State Board of Education shall develop or adopt sample materials to be used by a school district or charter school for
professional development training on youth suicide prevention.

(c) The training required by this Subsection (10) shall be incorporated into professional development training required by rule in
accordance with Section 53A-6-104.”

 

There are a few options available to JSD teachers for Suicide Prevention Training. Each teacher needs 2 hours of training:

USOE-Online training (1 hour)
Directions for completing this course: 1 hour State Online
Go to this link to begin: http://www.uen.org/suicidepreventiontraining/

Jordan Family Education Center (1 hour)
This training follows the 1 hour training done with USOE. To find out dates for this class, go to the Jordan Family Education Center website to check the course schedule. You can also register in JPLS.

Online Training (2 hours)
Directions for completing this course: 2 hour Suicide Prevention Training Flow Chart
Go to this link to begin this course: http://www.sptsusa.org/

*You may also use hours from any school, state, organization, online, or other training where you can show evidence of completion.