7:250 Student Support Services
The District provides a liaison to facilitate the enrollment and transfer of records of students in the legal custody of the Ill. Dept. of Children and Family Services when enrolling in or changing schools.
The following student support services may be provided by the School District:
1. Health services supervised by a qualified school nurse. The Superintendent or designee may implement procedures to further a healthy school environment and prevent or reduce the spread of disease.
2. Educational and psychological testing services and the services of a school psychologist as needed. In all cases, written permission to administer a psychological examination must be obtained from a student’s parent(s)/guardian(s). The results will be given to the parent(s)/guardian(s), with interpretation, as well as to the appropriate professional staff.
3. The services of a school social worker. A student’s parent(s)/guardian(s) must consent to regular or continuing services from a social worker.
4. Guidance and school counseling services.
Erin’s Law Counseling Options, Assistance, and Intervention
The Superintendent or designee will ensure that each school building’s Student Support Committee identifies counseling options for students who are affected by sexual abuse and grooming behaviors, along with District and community-based options must include a Children’s Advocacy Center and sexual assault crisis center(s) that serve the District, if any.
This policy shall be implemented in a manner consistent with State and federal laws, including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 42 U.S.C. §12101 et seq.
LEGAL REF.: 405 ILCS 49/, Children’s Mental Health Act,
740 ILCS 110/, Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act, 105 ILCS 5/10-23.13(b), 5/10-20.59, and 5/21B-25(g).
CROSS REF.: 6:65 (Student Social and Emotional Development), 6:270 (Guidance and Counseling Program), 7:100 (Health, Eye, and Dental Examinations; Immunizations; and Exclusion of Students), 7:280 (Communicable and Chronic Infectious Diseases), 7:340 (Student Records)
ADOPTED: November 24, 2014
REVISED: January 23, 2017
January 22, 2018
April 15, 2019
February 27, 2023