Arizona - Early Identification and Referral: Programs and Services
Arizona Revised Statutes 15-104. Mental health screening; consent; form; exemption
A. Before it conducts a mental health screening on any pupil, defined as a survey, analysis or evaluation created by a governmental or private third party pursuant to the protection of pupil rights amendment (20 United States Code section 1232h; 34 Code of Federal Regulations part 98), a school district or charter school must have obtained the written consent of the pupil’s parent or legal guardian. The written consent must satisfy all of the following requirements:
- Contain language that clearly explains the nature of the screening program and when and where the screening will take place.
- Be signed by the pupil’s parent or legal guardian.
- Provide notice that a copy of the actual survey, analysis or evaluation questions to be asked of the student is available for inspection upon request by the parent or legal guardian.