Public schools; Mental Health First Aid training. (SB1472)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Public schools; Mental Health First Aid training. Requires each school board to adopt and implement policies that require each teacher and other relevant personnel, as determined by the school board, employed on a full-time basis, to complete a Mental Health First Aid training or similar program. The bill requires each school board to provide such training and provides that a school board may contract with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, a community services board, a behavioral health authority, a nonprofit organization, or other certified trainer to provide such training. Read the Bill »

Status

01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103016D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2019Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1472)

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