WAFCA: Governor signs bill expanding mental health consultation for students

At the State Capitol yesterday, supporters for expansion of school-based mental health services in Wisconsin gathered in the Governor’s office to celebrate the signing of 2019 WI Act 88, which expands existing Medicaid-funded consultation services to include connections with parents.
Consultation services enable mental health therapists to work collaboratively with teachers and school staff to implement strategies in the classroom that are part of a students’ mental health treatment plan. These supportive services make treatment in the school setting even more effective and contribute to impro...

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