Approved Suicide Prevention Curricula

Suicide Prevention Requirement

Applies to school nurses, school counselors, school psychologists, and school social workers earning or renewing their second tier certification beginning July 1, 2015. Requirement: 3 hours (minimum) of training in suicide prevention from an approved curriculum.

PESB Approved Suicide Prevention Curricula

Training Title  

Contact Information

 Connect Suicide Prevention/Intervention Training   
Elaine de Mello, LCSW
Networks for Life: An Educator's Role in Youth Suicide Prevention 
Vicki Wagner
206-297-5922 x4
Debrah Tressel

Forefront: Innovations in Suicide Prevention
QPR for School Health Professionals,
888-726-7926 or 509-536-5100
SOS (Signs of Suicide)    

o K. Callaghan (ESC)
Taking Action, Saving Lives / Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN) Region 2

Eric Rossen, PhD, NCSP
301-657-0270 ext. 245

Department of Health Model List of Programs in Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management (updated January 2016). The following trainings are generally six or more hours and intended for health or mental health professionals. They also satisfy training requirements of HB 1336.

Issues of Abuse Syllabus - PESB posts this as guidance for assuring the components of RCW 28A.410.035 are met.