State law encourages districts to implement school-wide positive behavioral interventions or tiered frameworks.
CENTERING MENTAL & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH A RESOURCE IN SUPPORT OF OREGON'S STUDENT SUCCESS ACT
This document outlines mental and behavioral health supports and presents a multi tiered model in the appendix
Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
This document discusses the adoption of the MTSS
Oregon Revised Statutes 339.341 Statewide School Safety and Prevention System; rules
(2) The Department of Education shall establish and maintain the Statewide School Safety and Prevention System.
(3) The system required under this section shall consist of the following:
- (a) Assistance to school districts and education service districts in decreasing acts of harassment, intimidation or bullying and acts of cyberbullying through the implementation of effective prevention programs that:
- (A) Incorporate evidenced-based, multitiered practices; and
- (B) Support resiliency building and trauma-informed care practices.
- (b) Assistance to school districts and education service districts in decreasing youth suicidal behavior through the implementation of effective prevention programs and student wellness programs that focus on early identification and intervention by school safety and prevention specialists, as described in subsection (4) of this section, who:
- (A) Provide training, outreach and technical assistance related to youth suicidal behavior prevention and wellness;
- (B) Support coordination between schools and health agencies, including public and private behavioral health providers; and
- (C) Support school districts and education service districts in the establishment of suicidal behavior prevention programs.
- (c) Assistance to school districts and education service districts in implementing a multidisciplinary student safety assessment system to identify, assess and support students who present a potential risk for violence to others. Multidisciplinary school safety assessment teams shall be made available to assist each school district and education service district in assessing students who are engaged in violence or who are posing a threat of violence to others. The teams shall:
- (A) Assess potential danger and identify circumstances and risk factors that may increase risk for potential violence;
- (B) Develop management and intervention plans in collaboration with community partners; and
- (C) Connect students and families to community resources and supports.
- (d) Promotion and use of the statewide school safety tip line established by ORS 339.329. School safety and prevention specialists, as described in subsection (4) of this section, shall work collaboratively with the Oregon State Police to support school districts and education service districts in accessing and implementing the school safety tip line.
(4) The system required under this section shall be supported by school safety and prevention specialists who:
- (a) Serve regions of this state;
- (b) Are cross-trained in safety assessments and in the prevention of youth suicide, of acts of bullying, intimidation or harassment and of acts of cyberbullying; and
- (c) Provide or facilitate training, the development of programs and plans, the coordination of local teams and the provision of ongoing consultation to regional partners, school districts and education service districts.
(5) The State Board of Education, in consultation with the Oregon Health Authority and other representatives of school districts, education service districts, school employees, human services, mental health professionals and law enforcement agencies, shall adopt rules related to the system required under this section.
Oregon’s Statewide Chronic Absenteeism Plan
This document outlines the state's chronic absenteeism plan that implements a multi tiered intervention system
School Safety Guidance “A Holistic Perspective”
This document mentions the EBISS system in Oregon which aims to reduce misbehavior and promote positive school environments