SAFETY AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION
Ohio House Bill150, which was passed on July 14, 2009, requires elementary, middle school and high school personnel to complete four hours of safety and violence prevention training that includes training in the prevention of child abuse, violence and substance abuse as well as the promotion of positive youth development.
The following public school educators must complete the training:
- School psychologists.
New employees must complete the training for the first time within two years of commencing employment.
All professionals must complete the training every five years.
The Depression & Suicide Prevention module must be completed every two years.