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§ 7-438. Community-partnered school behavioral health services programs effectiveness reporting...

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: July 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Elementary and Secondary Education [Titles 2-9.5] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Public Schools (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Health and Safety of Students (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2019
MD Code, Education, § 7-438
§ 7-438. Community-partnered school behavioral health services programs effectiveness reporting system
Definitions
(a)(1) In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.
(2) “Behavioral health services” means prevention, intervention, and treatment services for the social-emotional, psychological, behavioral, and physical health of students, including mental health and substance abuse disorders.
(3)(i) “Community-partnered school behavioral health services program” means a program that provides behavioral health services to students by community behavioral health providers in partnership with public schools and families that augment the behavioral health services and supports provided by public schools.
(ii) “Community-partnered school behavioral health services program” does not include school-based health centers.
Standardized reporting system
(b)(1) The Department, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, county boards, and other interested stakeholders, as determined by the Department, shall develop and implement a standardized reporting system to determine the effectiveness of community-partnered school behavioral health services programs.
(2) The standardized reporting system developed under paragraph (1) of this subsection shall use measures that collect data on the outcomes of students who receive behavioral health services from community-partnered school behavioral health services programs, including a student's academic, behavioral, social, and emotional functioning and progress.
Biennial report
(c) On or before December 1, 2017, and every 2 years thereafter, the Department shall submit a report to the Governor and, in accordance with § 2-1257 of the State Government Article, the General Assembly that provides an analysis of the effectiveness of community-partnered school behavioral health services programs.

Credits

Added by Acts 2016, c. 213, § 1, eff. July 1, 2016; Acts 2016, c. 214, § 1, eff. July 1, 2016. Amended by Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6; Acts 2019, c. 8, § 5.
MD Code, Education, § 7-438, MD EDUC § 7-438
Current through legislation effective through May 16, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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