13A.07.11.03

.03 Required Training.

A. All certificated school personnel who have direct contact with students on a regular basis shall complete training on or before December 1 of each year, by a method determined by each county board, in the skills required to:

(1) Understand and respond to youth suicide risk;

(2) Understand and respond to student mental health, student trauma, student safety and other topics related to student social and emotional well-being;

(3) Identify professional resources to help students in crisis;

(4) Recognize student behavioral health issues;

(5) Recognize a student experiencing trauma or violence out of school and refer the student to behavioral health services, which includes, but is not limited to, the school counselor, school psychologist, school nurse, school social worker, and student support team; and

(6) If the school is a community school, support any students needing the services at a community school.

B. The training required by §A of this regulation shall be:

(1) Provided to certificated school personnel during an in-service program; or

(2) A professional development requirement that may be met during time designated for professional development.