Policy 2145Student Safety - Suicide Prevention and Response
All staff members and volunteers shall be made aware of their responsibilities in the event of a potential, attempted, or actual suicide incident. Staff and volunteers are expected to follow the procedures as specified.
Suicide Ideation – No Physical Evidence
Any staff member or volunteer who receives from any source or discovers information about a potential suicide ideation (notes, threats, conversations, and/or indications of thoughts of killing oneself) will immediately notify the principal or designee as soon as possible, but no later than the end of the school day.
Any staff member or volunteer who discovers or is informed of physical evidence relating to an attempted suicide (drug overdose, self-mutilation, etc.) by a student at school, on school district property, or at school-sponsored events, shall take, or arrange for another adult to escort, the student immediately to the office and inform the principal or designee.
The superintendent shall develop procedures to implement this policy.
La Center School District Adopted: August 24th, 2010