§48-26-805. Continuing education for school personnel who are required to report child abuse and neglect.
(a)(1) Subject to the provisions of subdivision (2) of this subsection, the state department of education shall provide or require courses of continuing education concerning domestic violence for employees who are required by law to report child abuse or neglect.

(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, persons who have demonstrated expertise in education and domestic violence, advocates for victims, organizations representing the interests of shelters and the family protection services board.