The more of these signs a person shows, the greater the risk. Warning signs are associated with suicide but may not be what causes a suicide. Information from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Per the Wyoming Department of Education Memorandums No. 2014-087, 2014-091, 2016-033, and starting with the 2014-15 school year, the Jason Flatt Act (JFA) requires all teachers and administrators to complete eight hours of suicide prevention training every four years, with two hours of training during the first year of employment if they haven’t received prior training.
The following is a list of WDE approved suicide prevention trainings that are recommended. Staff should complete two hours of training each year. Educators need to be aware that not all of the self-study courses generate a certificate of completion. The Jason Foundation and GCN generate certificates of completion.
More in depth trainings (generally more than 2 hours; some examples listed below)