(105 ILCS 5/34-18.7)
(from Ch. 122, par. 34-18.7)
Adolescent and teen mental illness and suicide detection and intervention.
School guidance counselors, teachers, school social workers, and other school personnel who work
with pupils in grades 7 through 12 shall be trained to identify the warning
signs of mental illness and suicidal behavior in adolescents and teens and shall be taught
various intervention techniques. Such training shall be provided within
the framework of existing in-service training programs offered by the Board or as part of the professional development activities required under Section 21-14 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 98-471, eff. 1-1-14.)