HB 1876 - DIGEST

Requires behavioral health coordination by educational service districts, training in topics related to behavioral health for school district staff, and the provision of a mental health literacy and healthy relationship curriculum by the office of the superintendent of public instruction to school districts.

Establishes a partnership access line for schools pilot program.

Establishes certificate programs in evidence-based practices for behavioral health at the University of Washington and expands child and adolescent psychiatry residencies at the University of Washington and the Washington State University.

Requires the development of statewide plans to implement coordinated specialty care and a multi-tiered system of school supports.

Requires the department of children, youth, and families to deliver infant and early childhood mental health consultation.

Requires the health care authority to provide online training for behavioral health providers related to parent-initiated treatment and other treatment options.