Section 3313.5318 | Mental health training for coaches.
As used in this section, "athletic activity" has the same meaning as in section 3313.5310 of the Revised Code.
(A) No individual shall coach an athletic activity at a school operated by a school district board of education or any chartered or nonchartered nonpublic school that is subject to the rules of an interscholastic conference or an organization that regulates interscholastic conferences or events unless the individual has completed a student mental health training course approved by the department of mental health and addiction services pursuant to division (B) of this section. The mental health training course may be combined with or part of another training course.
(B) On or after the effective date of this section, an individual shall complete the training prescribed by division (A) of this section each time the individual applies for or renews a pupil-activity program permit under section 3319.303 of the Revised Code. An individual may complete the training at any time within the duration of the individual's new or renewed permit. Upon completion, the individual shall present evidence to the state board of education that the individual has successfully completed the training described in division (A) of this section.
Last updated August 31, 2023 at 3:20 PM
Available Versions of this Section
- October 3, 2023 – Enacted by House Bill 33 - 135th General Assembly [ View October 3, 2023 Version ]