Comprehensive Legislation Introduced In U.S. Senate And House To Address Trauma • SJS


Comprehensive legislation introduced in U.S. Senate and House to address trauma • SJS

The legislation creates a high-level multi-agency task force led by the assistant secretary for mental health and substance use (a position created in the mental health provisions of the 21st Century CURES Act) to recommend a set of best practices to promote “coordinate efforts and establish best practices for identifying and supporting children that have experienced trauma.”Other provisions—summarized in a fact sheet provided by the bill sponsors—include:
Disseminate Best Practices. Provides more teachers, doctors, social service providers, and first responders with the tools to help children who have experienced trauma by creating an eligible use of funding …

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