Nebraska - Professional Development for Mental Health: Staff Qualifications and Professional Development

Area: 
Staff Qualifications And Professional Development
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on youth mental health.

Nebraska Revised Statutes 71-3006. Behavioral health regions; duties.

The behavioral health regions shall offer services to and work with agencies and organizations, including, but not limited to, schools, universities, colleges, the State Department of Education, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, law enforcement agencies, and local health departments, to develop a program that offers grants to implement the Nebraska Mental Health First Aid Training Act in ways that are representative and inclusive with respect to the economic and cultural diversity of this state.

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