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|IL||Signed into law 08/2013||P-12||School Social Workers - Endorsements and Roles|
Provides that school social work services may be provided by qualified specialists who hold a Professional Educator License with a school support personnel endorsement in the area of school social worker. Provides that school social work services may include i...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2013||Postsec.||Social/Emotional Development Training in Teacher Preparation|
Requires any candidate entering a program of teacher preparation to complete training in social and emotional development and learning of children. The training must include instruction concerning a comprehensive, coordinated social and emotional assessment an...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12|
|Commission on Children and Youth|
Creates the Commission on Children and Youth Act. Provides for membership, appointments, goals, recommendations, and reports. Provides that the Early Learning Council must have primary responsibility for development of a five-year strategic plan for children a...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Life-Skills Programs|
Provides that it is the duty of a county board to allow, when the county board deems it proper, reasonable expenses of the regional superintendent of schools to administer life-skills programs related to the healthy social and emotional development of children...
|IL||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Children's Mental Health Initiative Grants|
23 IAC 555.10 thru .160, and Appendix A
Creates new Part of rules, "Children's Mental Health Initiative Grants." Subpart A, "School Mental Health Support Grants," (pages 136-141 of 201 http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_volume31_issue30.pdf) includes the following ...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Emotional and Social Competency|
Requires the state department to develop model programs that encourage "emotional and social competency and learning." The new law states that emotional competency includes self-awareness, emotional self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skills. It p...