Participants will examine and understand the three types of depression and different methods for treatment, aligned with AB2246-Pupil Suicide Prevention Policy (including suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention). The goal of this course is to familiarize teachers, administrators, school mental health professionals and nurses with depression among students.
School staff and mental health professionals will become familiar with steps to identify warning signs and risk factors for depression, when and how to intervene with students who are at-risk, and their roles in a school site crisis team.
The Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) Center for Distance and Online Learning (CDOL), and The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health have partnered to prepare this course for you.
The information provided through this course should be used strictly for educational and informational research purposes. This course is not intended to endorse any particular program, but rather to provide information and links to school-based programs and research related to student mental health.
NOTE: This no-cost, self-paced course is not eligible for salary points and/or graduate credits.
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