4059 Suicide Prevention Training

4059 suicide prevention training

The following employees are required to complete at least one hour of suicide awareness and prevention training every year:

  • school nurses
  • teachers
  • counselors
  • school psychologists
  • administrators
  • social workers
  • community coaches
  • paraeducators
  • bus drivers
  • kitchen staff
  • secretarial and clerical staff

These employees must complete the on-line training provided by the Nebraska Department of Education no later than October 31 of each school year or within 30 days of their initial employment.  Failure to complete this training shall constitute just cause for the termination or nonrenewal of an employee’s contract. 


Adopted on: June, 8, 2015

Revised on: October 10, 2016

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