HB 2220 | Sen. Charles Schwertner and Sen. Judith Zaffirini on SB 133 & Rep. Garnet F. Coleman on HB 2220, Relating to mental health first aid training for school district employees and school resource officers | Bill Summary
This legislation would build on a successful effort from the last legislative session to offer teachers training to better support students facing mental health challenges. The new bill would make the training available to other school personnel, including school police officers. The legislature and school districts should also work to make it easier for teachers and other personnel to attend the trainings. The schedule for the public hearing can be viewed here.
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