§48-26-801. Continuing education for certain state employees.
(a)(1) Subject to the provisions of subdivision (2) of this subsection, the department of health and human resources shall provide or require continuing education concerning domestic violence for child protective services workers, adult protective services workers, social services workers, family support workers and workers in the bureau for child support enforcement.

(2) Funding for the continuing education provided or required under subdivision (1) of this section may not exceed the amounts allocated for that purpose by the spending unit from existing appropriations. No provision of this section may be construed to require the Legislature to make any appropriation.

(b) The courses or requirements shall be prepared and presented in consultation with public and private agencies that provide programs for victims of domestic violence or programs of intervention for perpetrators, advocates for victims, organizations representing the interests of shelters and the family protection services board.