Year: 2001 Source: ELA Notes, v.36, no.2, (Spring 2001), p.4-6 SIEC No: 20040197

This article considers the question of whether school districts & district personnel can be considered liable in cases of student suicide in the United States. Inter-state differences in legal precedent are explored. Select school district intervention strategies are presented which can provide school personnel with explicit instructions regarding prevention, intervention, and postvention procedures for attempted and completed student suicide. (14 refs)