State law requires districts to provide professional development for school personnel on youth mental health.
Michigan Compiled Laws 380.1308b. Emergency operations plan; requirements.
(3) The emergency operations plan developed and adopted under subsection (2) must include guidelines and procedures that address at least all of the following: (i) A plan to train teachers on mental health and pupil and teacher safety.
Policy on Integrating Mental Health in Schools
Board policy addresses incorporating instruction on recognizing signs and symptoms of mental health issues (e.g., Mental Health First Aid) into professional development and teacher education programs.
State Continuing Education Clock Hours: Catalog of Professional Learning Programs
Catalog includes professional learning programs on mental health literacy.