West Virginia - Alcohol and Drug-use Intervention Programs: Programs and Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

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

West Virginia Administrative Code 126-99. EXPECTED BEHAVIOR IN SAFE AND SUPPORTIVE SCHOOLS (4373)

Chapter 3: PLANNING FOR POLICY IMPLEMENTATION

Section 3. Responsibilities of County Boards of Education

Policy Development: Each county board of education shall have policies and procedures for implementing Policy 4373. County board policies must address and adhere to all applicable federal and state laws sited within this policy. County board policies and procedures must include guidelines for school level implementation.

County board of education policies shall also include safeguards to protect the safe and supportive environment of the school. These safeguards shall include but not be limited to:

  • The responsibility of school administration to implement provisions of this policy with specific regard to education, communication and enforcement provisions;
  • Clear procedures for identification, intervention and referral of students with behavioral and substance abuse issues;
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