Pupil health: school employee and pupil training: excused absences: youth mental and behavioral health

SB-14

session 2021-2022
priority Standard
Author Portantino
position Support

Would require the Department of Education to identify an evidence-based training program to train school employees having direct contact with pupils in youth mental and behavioral health and ensure that youth absences from school for a mental health issue or appointment would treated in the same fashion as absences for physical health ailments or appointments.

Supported by California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (Sponsor), NextGen Policy (Sponsor), County Behavioral Health Directors Association (Sponsor), Born this Way Foundation