7.1.h. Health and Psychological Services. School health services are coordinated through the certified school nurse to provide early identification of educational deficits and communicable disease, daily support and care for students with specialized health care needs during the instructional day with linkage, and follow-up care to services as required in W. Va. 126CSR25A, Policy 2422.7, Standards for Basic and Specialized Health Care Procedures (Policy 2422.7), and W. Va. 126CSR51, Policy 2423, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Emphasis is placed on preventive services, health promotion, and education to support academic success, reduce absenteeism, and promote lifetime health and wellness.
7.1.h.1. School psychological services facilitate the interpersonal and academic development of all students and foster the social/emotional health and the academic success of students. School psychologists assist teachers and other school personnel with assessment information, academic and behavior intervention plans, and understanding student implications in relation to school performance and safe school considerations.