Texas - Mental Health Supports for Students Involved in Bullying Incidents: Programs and Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to provide safeguards, counseling or other supportive services or interventions, or requires districts to provide students with resources and referrals without mandating the provision of direct services or interventions.

Texas Statutes Education Code 37.0382 Bullying Prevention Policies and Procedures

(c) The board of trustees of each school district shall adopt a policy, including any necessary procedures, concerning bullying that:

  • (5) sets out the available counseling options for a student who is a victim of or a witness to bullying or who engages in bullying;
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