Social/Emotional Development Training in Teacher Preparation

Social/Emotional Development Training in Teacher Preparation

This act 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 and early intervention for children displaying behaviors associated with social or emotional problems, the availability of treatment services for such children and referring such children for assessment, intervention or treatment services.

Submitted as:
Connecticut
HB 6292
Status: Signed into law on July 1, 2013.