Texas Behavior Support Initiative Training
Any staff who may or has, restrained a child needs to participate in the free online TBSI training.
Suicide Prevention Training
Human Trafficking Training
Human Trafficking of School Aged Children Teacher Training- The 83rd Texas Legislature passed House Bill 1272. This law requires the Texas Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force (Task Force) to work with TEA to develop a list of key indicators that a person is a victim of human trafficking, develop a standardized curriculum and train school personnel to identify and assist victims of human trafficking.
More Resources on Human Trafficking:
- The State of Human Trafficking in Texas
- Guidance to States and Services on Addressing Human Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States
- Human Trafficking of Children: A Fact Sheet for Parents & Schools
- National Human Trafficking Hotline
Sexual Abuse Training
Mandatory Sexual Abuse Prevention Training-In accordance with TEC §38.004, districts and charter schools are required to provide, to all district and charter school employees, training concerning prevention techniques for and recognition of sexual abuse and all other maltreatment of children. A mandatory training schedule has been adopted by Commissioners Rule in the Texas Administrative Code.
TEC 38.0042 Requires all school campuses to post in at least one high-traffic area, in both English and Spanish, a poster, at student eye-level, with information that includes the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) Abuse hotline telephone number, instructions to call 911 and directions to the www.txabusehotline.org. A poster developed to meet the requirements can be found at: www.onewithcourage.org/take-action/for-educators.