State law requires state agencies to develop models and guidance for districts to support implementation of counseling, psychological, and social services.
8 New York Codes, Rules and Regulations 155.17 School safety plans.
(a) Development of school safety plans. Every board of education of a school district, every board of cooperative educational services and county vocational education and extension board and the chancellor of the City School District of the City of New York shall adopt by July 1, 2001, and shall update by July 1 for the 2002-2003 through the 2015-2016 school years and by September 1 for the 2016-2017 school year and each subsequent September 1 thereafter, a comprehensive district-wide school safety plan and building-level emergency response plans regarding crisis intervention and emergency response and management, provided that in the City School District of the City of New York, such plans shall be adopted by the chancellor of the city school district. Such plans shall be developed by a district-wide school safety team and a building-level emergency response team, as such terms are defined in subdivision (b) of this section, and shall be in a form developed by the commissioner in consultation with the Division of Criminal Justice Services, the superintendent of the State Police and any other appropriate State agencies. Each district-wide school safety plan and building-level emergency response plan shall be reviewed by the appropriate school safety team on at least an annual basis, and updated as needed.
MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION LITERACY IN SCHOOLS: LINKING TO A CONTINUUM OF WELL- BEING
Guide addresses effective practices to support implementation of counseling, psychological, and social services.