Wisconsin - Early Identification and Referral: Programs and Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages or requires districts to implement identification and referral processes to link students and families with needed resources.

Wisconsin Statutes 115.28 General duties.

(63)  Mental health training program.
Establish a mental health training support program under which the department provides training on all of the following evidence-based strategies related to addressing mental health issues in schools to school district staff and instructional staff of charter schools under s. 118.40 (2r) or (2x):

  • (a) The screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment program.
  • (b) Trauma sensitive schools.
  • (c) Youth mental health first aid.
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