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The DC Code: § 2-1517.32 Early childhood and school-based behavioral health comprehensive plan.

Index2 Government Administration. (Refs & Annos)

By March 30, 2013, the Mayor shall submit a comprehensive plan to the Council for the expansion of early childhood and school-based behavioral health programs and services by the 2016-2017 school year. At minimum, the plan shall:

1
Establish a strategy to enhance behavioral health services in all public schools and public charter schools, including:
A
The implementation of programs that:
i
Include interventions for families of students with behavioral health needs;
ii
Reduce aggressive and impulsive behavior; and
iii
Promote social and emotional competency in students; and
B
The expansion of school-based mental health services as follows:
i
By the 2014-2015 school year, services are available to at least 50% of all public and public charter school students;
ii
By the 2015-2016 school year, services are available to at least 75% of all public and public charter school students; and
iii
By the 2016-2017 school year, services are available to all public and public charter school students;
2
Include an analysis of whether current health education standards align with actual behavioral health needs of youth and any recommendations for proposed changes; and
3
Provide recommendations for the expansion of behavioral health programs and services at child development facilities.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 19-141, see notes under § 2-1517.01. DC CODE § 2-1517.32 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(June 7, 2012, D.C. Law 19-141, § 203, 59 DCR 3083.)