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Mandate 1150

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
School counselors; licensure.
Purpose of legislation
Requires every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license with an endorsement as a school counselor to complete training in the recognition of mental health disorder and behavioral distress, including depression, trauma, violence, youth suicide, and substance abuse.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 520 (2017)
VAC chapters to be amended
8 vac 20 - 23 : Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5387: Fast-Track Revisions to the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel to Comport with Legislation
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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