State law encourages districts to establish school-based or school-linked mental health promotion and intervention programs.
Access to School-Based Mental health Supports and Roles of School-Employed Mental Health Professionals
Document containing roles, qualifications, and responsiblities of Kansas mental health professionals; in schools settings.
Kansas Statutes 72-9943. Participating schools for mental health pilot program.
The commissioner of education, when implementing the mental health intervention team pilot program pursuant to section 1(a) of 2018 Substitute for Senate Bill No. 423, shall allow nine schools served by the fiscal agent, Abilene school district (U.S.D. no. 435), to participate in the pilot program. The provisions of section 1(a) of 2018 Substitute for Senate Bill No. 423, which allow nine schools served by the central Kansas cooperative in education to participate in the mental health intervention team pilot program, are hereby declared to be null and void and shall have no force and effect.