Georgia - School-based health services: Policy requirement

Policy Or Plan Requirements
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State law addresses aspects of traditional school-based health services (noted below), but does not formalize a program to aid in the establishment of clinics or health centers on campus for students. Health services provided for may:• Establish a school health board to govern school district health services• Set qualifications and certification required for physicians and health professionals providing school-based health services• Provide financial support for school-based health services• Address community involvement and/or partnership with school-based health services• Provide details as to the type of services provided

Georgia Administrative Code 160-4-8-.01. Student Support Services

(f) School Health Services -- a process to address medically related health and safety issues and address requests byparents and physicians that the school provide appropriate health procedures to allow students to remain in schooland increase opportunities for academic success.

Georgia Administrative Code 160-4-8-.01. Student Support Services

(2) Requirements
(b) Each Student Services Plan must minimally include guidelines for the systematic provision of the following components:

    1. Alternative education programs;
    1. School psychological services;
    1. School climate management;
    1. School counseling and guidance services;
    1. School health services;
    1. School social work/visiting teacher services
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