subchapter 28h wright school

 

SECTION .0100 ‑ ADMISSIONS

 

10A NCAC 28H .0101 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

(a) Wright School shall serve only children who are recommended for admission by its admissions committee and meet the following requirements:

(1) patients ages 6 through 13, provided the admissions process is initiated prior to attaining the age of 13;

(2) patients functioning in the slow learner to average to gifted range of intelligence exclusive of mental retardation;

(3) patients without physical disabilities;

(4) patients who are able to relate within a small group "open setting";

(5) patients mildly to moderately emotionally disturbed, not mentally ill; and

(6) patients whose parents or guardians are willing to be involved in a treatment plan for the patient to the extent that the staff of Wright School deems necessary.

(b) Priority for admission shall be given to Willie M. class members according to the provisions of 10A NCAC 29A .0101 through .0106 which are available in division publication APSR 45‑8.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 122C‑181; 143B‑147; S.L. 1981, Ch. 859;

Eff. September 15, 1978;

Amended Eff. February 1, 1982; September 30, 1981.

10A NCAC 28H .0102 REFERRAL PROCEDURE

(a) Parents or any concerned party wishing to refer a child to Wright School may obtain a "referral packet" from Wright School. They may complete and submit the data requested therein. This data consists of the following:

(1) a referral form identifying the child as to age, sex, grade, school, and referring agent and giving permission to contact the child's school;

(2) a letter from the parents requesting admission and stating the child's behavioral problems and a description of the family; and

(3) a behavioral checklist stating a list of behaviors as observed by the parents.

(b) Wright School shall ask the child's school to complete a behavioral checklist.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. September 15, 1978.

 

10A NCAC 28H .0103 INITIAL EVALUATION

The admissions committee shall make an initial evaluation of the application for admission resulting in one of the following actions:

(1) If the child is to be considered for admission, the application shall be referred to the professional staff for additional data collecting; or

(2) If the child is not one to be considered for admission, the parents and referring agency shall be notified accordingly.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. September 15, 1978.

 

10A NCAC 28H .0104 FINAL EVALUATION

All applicants being considered for admission after the initial evaluation shall be referred to the professional staff for additional data collecting. This data shall include interviews with the child, the child's parents, teachers, and any other persons having significant knowledge of the child. Considering this data, the admissions committee shall make a final evaluation of the application. Accepted applications shall be processed. If the child is not accepted for admission, the parents and referring agency shall be notified.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. September 15, 1978.

 

10A NCAC 28H .0105 MEDICAL EXAMINATION

Parents of children entering Wright School shall have their child examined by a physician prior to admission. On the day of admission the parents shall submit a completed and signed standard medical application form. This form shall include a medical history as well as the report of a physical examination by a physician.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. September 15, 1978.

 

10A NCAC 28H .0106 DAY PATIENTS

On the day of admission parents of patients shall complete and sign a memorandum of understanding for the payment of fees and child participation in the program.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 143‑117;

Eff. September 15, 1978;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1990.

 

10A NCAC 28H .0107 FORMS AFFECTING RIGHTS

The admission of a child shall require the filing by the parents and child of several forms provided by the residential unit which may affect the patient's rights. They are as follows:

(1) Instruction Sheet for Parents‑‑parents' acknowledgement of the school's arrangements for such matters as the child's pet, allowance, and communication with their child;

(2) Media Release Form‑‑gives Wright School parental permission to take pictures for treatment and training purposes;

(3) Application Form‑‑provides Wright School with familial data, including the child's characteristics, for research purposes;

(4) Field Trip Permission‑‑provides to Wright School the parental consent for the child's participation in field trip activities;

(5) Media Contract‑‑gives Wright School permission to videotape meetings and activities with parents for training purposes;

(6) Parents' Agreement‑‑parents agree to certain arrangements regarding clothing, communications, spending money, etc.:

(7) Weekly and Vacation Diary Report‑‑forms which tell about the student's activities while away from Wright School; and

(8) Emergency Medical Form‑‑gives permission for medical care and surgical procedures necessary in life‑threatening situations.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. September 15, 1978;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1990.

 

10A NCAC 28H .0108 PATIENTS' MONEY

All patients' money shall be kept by the patients' teachers except during supervised spending times. Parents shall be notified of the existence of this Rule at the time the child is admitted to Wright School.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. September 15, 1978.

 

SECTION .0200 ‑ MISCELLANEOUS

 

10A NCAC 28H .0201 VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers and students may be used to assist in the programs of Wright School. Those interested in volunteer and student work may apply for such work at the school.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. September 15, 1978.

 

10A NCAC 28H .0202 TRAINING SERVICES PROCEDURE

(a) Training services for persons in the field of treatment of emotionally disturbed children may be obtained from Wright School training division by contacting Wright School. The initial request for services shall include the need, the place, persons, and alternate dates.

(b) The training division shall process the request and in cooperation with the requesting party make a design for implementation of training. A contract to conduct this program shall be drawn up and signed by both administrative staffs.

(c) Evaluations shall be completed according to agreements worked out between contracting parties and disseminated to identified personnel of both agencies.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. September 15, 1978.