In 1975, congress passed what is now commonly referred to as IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act). This act ensured that every child – no matter of ability or disability – is entitled to a free appropriate public education. In 1984, in response to major concerns that mental health services were not being adequately provided to students who needed such services in order to benefit from their education, California passed Assembly Bill 3632, which required counties to provide these services. From 1984 through 2010, the county departments of mental health were in charge of completing mental health assessments, recommendations, and case management for students. These services were coordinated with the students’ individualized education program (IEP).
https://www.healthymindsconsulting.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/history-ab3632_face.jpg 922 1488 Kelly Rain Collin https://www.healthymindsconsulting.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/HMC_logo-padded-300x102.png Kelly Rain Collin2013-11-24 22:37:322023-11-19 21:25:54The History of AB3632 and Educationally Related Mental Health Services in CA(1)