State law requires districts to establish school-based or school-linked mental health promotion and intervention programs.
Community Mental Health Providers in Schools: Guidelines for Schools
This document provides guidance for schools developing partnerships with community mental health providers to provide school-based mental health services.
Mental/Behavioral Health Screening
This page provides guidance and resources regarding mental and behavioral health screenings in schools.
The Wisconsin School Mental Health Framework
This guide provides a framework for implementing school-based mental health and positive behavioral interventions and supports.
Wisconsin Statutes 115.367 School-based mental health services grants.
(1) Grant program. The department shall establish and administer a competitive program to award grants to school boards and operators of charter schools under s. 118.40 (2r) or (2x) for the purpose of collaborating with community mental health agencies to provide mental health services to pupils. School boards and operators of charter schools under s. 118.40 (2r) and (2x) may apply for a grant under this section individually or as a consortium of school boards, charter schools, or both. For purposes of this subsection, a “consortium of school boards” includes a cooperative educational service agency. (2) Eligibility criteria. The department shall establish by rule the criteria the department will use to award grants under this section. (3) Awards. The department shall award grants under this section beginning in the 2018-19 school year. From the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (dt), the department shall award at least $3,250,000 in grants under this section each school year. (4) Rules. The department shall promulgate rules to implement and administer this section.