Tag: Suicide Prevention

School leaders say better pay would attract more teachers. See more state education news here

| October 8, 2019
School leaders say better pay would attract more teachers. See more state education news here

Tenth in a series: School leaders say better pay would help them attract teachers to Arizona’s classrooms, especially in rural areas, and prevent educators from seeking more lucrative careers.

They’re calling for the legislature to increase public K-12 education funding after an Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association survey of 150 public district and charter schools found that Arizona schools had 1,443.66 open teaching positions by Aug. 30, 2019, and many schools hired long-term substitute teachers to fill that gap.

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Possible changes ahead in what happens when a teacher leaves mid-year. See more state education news here

| September 17, 2019
Possible changes ahead in what happens when a teacher leaves mid-year. See more state education news here

Possible changes may be coming in what happens when a teacher leaves their position during the school year after a proposal to eliminate required discipline for educator contract breaks was presented during an Arizona State Board of Education retreat Aug. 10th at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

Statute defines an educator contract break during the school year – when a teacher leaves or resigns before getting the governing board’s approval – as unprofessional conduct, which previously led to an automatic six-month suspension, but now it’s a letter of censure in the teacher’s state file, noting that if there’s another in five years it’s an automatic two-year suspension.

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Walk to Fight Suicide

| September 2, 2018
Walk to Fight Suicide

Registration is now open for the 2018 Flagstaff Out of the Darkness Community Walk. Please join American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on September 22nd at Buffalo Park as we walk to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. It’s free to register, so get started today!

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Walk to Fight Suicide

| August 19, 2018
Walk to Fight Suicide

Registration is now open for the 2018 Flagstaff Out of the Darkness Community Walk. Please join American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on September 22nd at Buffalo Park as we walk to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. It’s free to register, so get started today!

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After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools

| April 29, 2018
After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools

SAMHSA is excited to share the Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s release of the second edition of After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools, which assists schools in implementing a coordinated response to the suicide death of a student. Developed in collaboration with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and in consultation with other national experts, this toolkit includes new information and tools that middle and high schools can use to help the school community cope and reduce suicide risk.

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2017 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

| July 22, 2017
2017 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

Save the Date! Thursday and Friday, August 3rd and 4th, 2017 is the 2017 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference. Taking Place at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino in Flagstaff, AZ from 8am – 5pm.

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2017 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

| July 15, 2017
2017 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference

Save the Date! Thursday and Friday, August 3rd and 4th, 2017 is the 2017 Northern Arizona Suicide Prevention Conference. Taking Place at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino in Flagstaff, AZ from 8am – 5pm.

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ASIST 11 Training

| June 9, 2017
ASIST 11 Training

ASIST 11 is an “updated” 2-day suicide “First-Aid” training. Community members and professionals will: Recognize and assess the potential risk of suicide, Keep at-risk person safe until help arrives, Reach out and offer support, and to Link people with resources.

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Suicide Prevention Intervention Skills Training Workshops

| December 12, 2016
Suicide Prevention Intervention Skills Training Workshops

Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) is providing suicide prevention intervention skills training workshops including a safeTALK and a Two-day ASIST in December…

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Suicide Prevention Intervention Skills Training Workshops

| December 4, 2016
Suicide Prevention Intervention Skills Training Workshops

Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) is providing suicide prevention intervention skills training workshops including a safeTALK and a Two-day ASIST in December…

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