AED 204 Identifying Signes of Abuse, Drug Use and Suicidal

AED 204 Identifying Signes of Abuse, Drug Use and Suicidal...

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Abuse o Changes in behavior or school performance o Has not received help for physical or medical problems brought to the parents attention o Very attentive; waiting on something to happen o Gets to school early and stays late Drug Use o Loss or increase in appetite o Poor physical coordination o Sweaty palms, shaky hands o Needle marks in arm or vein areas Suicidal o Drug abuse o Disinterest in favorite activities o Withdrawal from friends and families o Risk taking behaviors As an educator, if any of the signs were noticed in the classroom there are many different ways that one could help the student with their problem. Depending on the type of relationship that the student and teacher have, the educator could make an attempt to speak with the individual about their problems. In the event that this attempt fails, the other options that are
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Unformatted text preview: available is to notify the students guidance counselor, the schools resource officer or school administrators. These school officials are highly educated in this area and know exactly what steps are needed to get the student the necessary help. Taking this step would also ensure that the teacher is not held accountable for any actions that the student make take that are considered harmful. References U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2003). Retrieved October 10, 2010, from website: http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/signs.cfm American Council for Drug Education. (1999). Retrieved October 10, 2010, from website: http:// www.acde.org/parent/signs.htm Teen Suicide Prevention. (2005). Retrieved October 10, 2010, from website: http://www.teensuicide.us/articles2.html...
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