senate Bill S978A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires that the training required of certain health care professionals for identification and reporting of child abuse include a domestic violence component

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 07, 2012 print number 978a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Jan 05, 2011 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

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S978 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A670A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6507, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5258A, A8675A

S978 - Summary

Requires the education commissioner to establish standards requiring that one hour of the three hours of coursework or training required of certain specified health care professionals regarding the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment include information regarding the relationship between child abuse and domestic violence and the identification of behavioral and physical indicators of domestic violence.

S978 - Sponsor Memo

S978 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   978

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  DIAZ, DUANE, HUNTLEY, KRUEGER,
  OPPENHEIMER, PERKINS, SAMPSON, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Educa-
  tion

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  training  regarding
  domestic violence

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section 6507 of the  educa-
tion  law,  as amended by chapter 356 of the laws of 2006, is amended to
read as follows:
  a. Establish standards for preprofessional and professional education,
experience and licensing examinations as required to implement the arti-
cle for each profession. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the
commissioner shall establish standards requiring that all persons apply-
ing, on or after January first, nineteen hundred ninety-one,  initially,
or for the renewal of, a license, registration or limited permit to be a
physician,  chiropractor, dentist, registered nurse, podiatrist, optome-
trist,  psychiatrist,  psychologist,  licensed  master  social   worker,
licensed  clinical  social  worker,  licensed  creative  arts therapist,
licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed mental  health  counse-
lor,  licensed  psychoanalyst, or dental hygienist shall, in addition to
all the other licensure,  certification  or  permit  requirements,  have
completed  [two]  THREE  hours  of  coursework or training regarding the
identification and reporting of child  abuse  [and],  maltreatment,  AND
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.  The coursework or training shall be obtained from an
institution  or  provider  which  has been approved by the department to
provide such coursework or training. The coursework  or  training  shall
include  information regarding the physical and behavioral indicators of
child abuse [and], maltreatment, AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE and the statutory

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S978A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A670A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6507, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5258A, A8675A

S978A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the education commissioner to establish standards requiring that one hour of the three hours of coursework or training required of certain specified health care professionals regarding the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment include information regarding the relationship between child abuse and domestic violence and the identification of behavioral and physical indicators of domestic violence.

S978A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S978A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 978--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  DIAZ, DUANE, HUNTLEY, KRUEGER,
  OPPENHEIMER, PARKER,  PERKINS,  SAMPSON,  SAVINO  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Higher Education -- recommitted to the Committee on  Higher  Education
  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  training  regarding
  domestic violence

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section 6507 of the  educa-
tion  law,  as amended by chapter 356 of the laws of 2006, is amended to
read as follows:
  a. Establish standards for preprofessional and professional education,
experience and licensing examinations as required to implement the arti-
cle for each profession. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the
commissioner shall establish standards requiring that all persons apply-
ing, on or after January first, nineteen hundred ninety-one,  initially,
or for the renewal of, a license, registration or limited permit to be a
physician,  chiropractor, dentist, registered nurse, podiatrist, optome-
trist,  psychiatrist,  psychologist,  licensed  master  social   worker,
licensed  clinical  social  worker,  licensed  creative  arts therapist,
licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed mental  health  counse-
lor,  licensed  psychoanalyst, or dental hygienist shall, in addition to
all the other licensure,  certification  or  permit  requirements,  have
completed  [two]  THREE  hours  of  coursework or training regarding the
identification and reporting of child  abuse  [and],  maltreatment,  AND
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.  The coursework or training shall be obtained from an
institution  or  provider  which  has been approved by the department to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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