Texas - Alcohol and Drug-use Intervention Programs: Programs and Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to implement school-based alcohol and drug referral, intervention or treatment programs for students with substance use disorders.

Texas Administrative Code 19 129.1045 Best Practices

(a) A school distric shall consider the following best practices for truancy prevention measures:

  • (9) At the beginning of each school year, conduct a needs assessment and identify and list, or map, services and programs available within the school district and the community that a school, a student, or a student's parent or guardian may access to address the student's barriers to attendance and make the information available to staff, students, and parents. The information must include, but is not limited to:

    • (A) services for pregnant and parenting students;

    • (B) services for students experiencing homelessness;

    • (C) services for students in foster care;

    • (D) federal programs including, but not limited to, Title 1, Part A, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act;

    • (E) state programs including, but not limited to, State Compensatory Education programs;

    • (F) dropout prevention programs and programs for "at risk" youth;

    • (G) programs that occur outside of school time;

    • (H) counseling services;

    • (I) tutoring programs and services available at no or low cost;

    • (J) mental health services;

    • (K) alcohol and substance abuse prevention and treatment programs;

    • (L) mentoring programs and services;

    • (M) juvenile justice services and programs;

    • (N) child welfare services and programs;

    • (O) other state or locally funded programs for truancy prevention and intervention; and

    • (P) other supportive services that are locally available for students and families through faith-based organizations, local governments, and community-based organizations.


Texas Administrative Code 19 129.1045 Best Practices

(a) A school distric shall consider the following best practices for truancy prevention measures:

  • (9) At the beginning of each school year, conduct a needs assessment and identify and list, or map, services and programs available within the school district and the community that a school, a student, or a student's parent or guardian may access to address the student's barriers to attendance and make the information available to staff, students, and parents. The information must include, but is not limited to:

    • (A) services for pregnant and parenting students;

    • (B) services for students experiencing homelessness;

    • (C) services for students in foster care;

    • (D) federal programs including, but not limited to, Title 1, Part A, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act;

    • (E) state programs including, but not limited to, State Compensatory Education programs;

    • (F) dropout prevention programs and programs for "at risk" youth;

    • (G) programs that occur outside of school time;

    • (H) counseling services;

    • (I) tutoring programs and services available at no or low cost;

    • (J) mental health services;

    • (K) alcohol and substance abuse prevention and treatment programs;

    • (L) mentoring programs and services;

    • (M) juvenile justice services and programs;

    • (N) child welfare services and programs;

    • (O) other state or locally funded programs for truancy prevention and intervention; and

    • (P) other supportive services that are locally available for students and families through faith-based organizations, local governments, and community-based organizations.

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