Utah: Health Policies

State law requires districts to establish formal procedures governing referrals to local law enforcement.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires districts to implement multi-hazard practice drills (e.g., fire, lockdown, active shooter, or evacuation drills) andencourages or requires inter-agency coordination.

State law requires districts to implement school-wide positive behavioral supports or tiered frameworks.

State law references National Health Education Standards as a guide for providing HE or includes a list of all National Health Education Standards without mentioning the standards by name.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires districts to implement parent education or support programs to address family needs.

State law allows PE exemptions for academics.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires elementary PE curriculum

State law requires high school PE curriculum.

State law requires middle school PE curriculum.

State law allows PE substitutions.

State law requires teaching skills for a healthy life.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires a health screening prior to entry (which may or may not specifically include one of the exams listed below).

Topic is not addressed in state laws or regulations.

Topic is not addressed in state laws or regulations.

Topic is not addressed in state laws or regulations.

State law recommends preventive screenings.

Topic is not addressed in state laws or regulations.

Topic is not addressed in state laws or regulations.

Topic is not addressed in state laws or regulations.

State law recommends preventive screenings.

Topic is not addressed in state laws or regulations.

Topic is not addressed in state laws or regulations.

Topic is not addressed in state laws or regulations.

State law requires districts to provide professional development for school personnel on bullying prevention and response.

State law requires districts to provide professional development for school personnel on youth mental health.

State law requires districts to provide professional development for school personnel on youth suicide prevention.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

Topic is not addressed in state laws.

State law requires districts to adopt plans or policies to support students’ return to school following suspension or expulsion.

State law addresses providing referrals to private physicians or community health partners.

State law requires districts to adopt policies limiting use of restraint and seclusion that include comprehensive student protections, including the provision of mandatory training for school personnel.

State law authorizes the placement of local law enforcement or security personnel and establishes clear guidelines and safeguards regarding the appropriate role of officers on school campuses.

State laws recommends minimum certification standards that include advanced coursework and graduate degree requirements for counselors and completion of a practicum or internship.

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