2021 Indiana Code
Title 12. Human Services
Article 21. Division of Mental Health and Addiction
Chapter 5. Duties of Division
12-21-5-2. Education and Treatment of Children With an Emotional Disturbance; Provision of Training on Suicide Prevention

Universal Citation: IN Code § 12-21-5-2 (2021)

Sec. 2. The division is responsible for the following:

(1) The planning, research, and development of programs and methods for the education and treatment of children with an emotional disturbance.

(2) The coordination of governmental services, activities, and programs in Indiana relating to such children.

(3) The administration of the state supported services concerned with such children.

(4) The preparation of the annual report required by IC 7.1-6-2-5.

(5) The provision of a mental health first aid training program developed under section 4 of this chapter, including providing information and guidance to local school corporations on the development of evidence based programs for basic or inservice courses for teachers and training for teachers on the following:

(A) Prevention of child suicide.

(B) Recognition of signs that a student may be considering suicide.

(6) The development, in consultation with stakeholders, and provision of a research based training program for health care providers, including mental health and behavioral health providers, concerning suicide assessment, training, and management that is:

(A) demonstrated to be an effective or promising program; and

(B) recommended by the Indiana Suicide Prevention Network Advisory Council.

[Pre-1992 Revision Citation: 16-13-1-11.]

As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.15. Amended by P.L.256-1996, SEC.3; P.L.99-2007, SEC.103; P.L.93-2011, SEC.1; P.L.185-2015, SEC.13; P.L.254-2017, SEC.2; P.L.56-2018, SEC.1.

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