Some elementary teachers, when learning of a suicidal death of a former student have asked “what could I have done, what should I have known, what could I have seen with this child in my class to have helped prevent this tragedy?” This curriculum is part of the answer to these questions, as it develops the skills necessary to protect children if they become suicidal at some point in their life.
Yellow Ribbon’s Elementary Ask for Help® curriculum specializes in the ongoing development and reinforcement of the following protective factors in children and youth. Many of these protective factors will look very familiar, as they are synonymous with or identical to, student outcomes and support systems listed in 21st Century Skills. (21stcenturyskills.org). This curriculum follows the recognized safe messaging prevention practices.
To support the fidelity of this training program, follow the training sequence.
Elementary Training Toolbook Review