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Iowa: IA House bill calls for teacher training in suicide prevention/adverse childhood experiences

Mar 16, 2018, Des Moines (IA) Register: Landon: Bill requires emergency plans for Iowa schools https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/2018/03/16/landon-bill-requires-emergency-plans-iowa-schools/432249002/ The issue of school safety is always a concern. House members are working to advance common sense school safety measures that ensure students are secure while in a learning environment. The House passed Senate File 2113 this week which requires all licensed school staff to go through annual suicide prevention and adverse childhood experience training. This will help teachers and school administrators identify potential problems or signs that may lead to a student hurting themselves or others. …