Montana - Multi-tiered Positive Behavior Supports: Programs and Services (S/D)

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to implement school-wide positive behavioral interventions or tiered frameworks.

Administrative Rules of Montana, Department of public health and human services, Chapter Children's mental health services , Subchapter Comprehensive school and community treatment program, 37.87.1802 Comprehensive school and community treatment program: contract requirements

(6) The school must describe the implementation of a school-wide positive behavior intervention and supports program, including, at a minimum, the following procedures:

  • (a) identifying youth who exhibit inappropriate behaviors to the degree that a positive behavior intervention plan is needed and youth at risk of, or suspected to have need of, mental health services;
  • (b) implementing and monitoring the progress of a positive behavior intervention plan for its effectiveness; and
  • (c) referring youth to the CSCT program when positive behavior interventions and supports have not resulted in significant positive behavioral change or when a youth may have a clinical condition and may be in need of mental health services.
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