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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 4. INSTRUCTION AND SERVICES [46000 - 64100]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 28. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS [51000 - 53315]

  ( Part 28 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 5.8. Sexual Abuse and Sex Trafficking Prevention Education [51950- 51950.]
  ( Chapter 5.8 added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 713, Sec. 3. )

51950.
  

(a) A school district may provide abuse, including sexual abuse, and human trafficking prevention education.

(b) For purposes of this section, “abuse, including sexual abuse, and human trafficking prevention education” means instruction on the prevalence and nature of abuse, including sexual abuse, and human trafficking, strategies to reduce risk, techniques to set healthy boundaries, and how to safely seek assistance.

(c) A parent or guardian of a pupil shall have the right to excuse his or her child from all or part of abuse, including sexual abuse, and human trafficking prevention education, and assessments related to that education, consistent with Section 51938.

(d) The department may make available on the department’s Internet Web site information about the education described in this section, resources on abuse, including sexual abuse, and human trafficking prevention for professional learning purposes, and relevant materials for parents, guardians, and other caretakers of pupils.

(e) A school district is encouraged to collaborate with its county’s child welfare probation, mental health, public health, and sheriff’s departments, juvenile court, and office of education on intervention programs for pupils and other minors.

(f)  As part of satisfying the requirements of Section 51934 that education be provided by instructors trained in the appropriate courses, as defined in Section 51931, continuation training shall be available and conducted periodically to enable school district personnel to learn about new developments in the understanding of abuse, including sexual abuse, and human trafficking, and to receive instruction on current prevention efforts and methods. A school district is encouraged to include training on early identification of abuse, including sexual abuse, and human trafficking of pupils and other minors.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 558, Sec. 4. (AB 1227) Effective January 1, 2018.)

EDCEducation Code - EDC