§ 4226.26. Tracking system.
(a) The county MH/MR program shall develop a system for tracking at-risk children.
(b) The tracking system shall include the following:
(1) Procedures for contacting the at-risk child and family by telephone, in writing or through a face-to-face meeting at least once every 3 months after the child is referred to the tracking system, unless an MDE conducted in accordance with § 4226.61 (relating to MDE) recommends and the parent agrees to more frequent contact. The parent may also request less frequent contact and may request no further contact.
(2) The use of a standardized developmental checklist as approved by the Department to review the childs development to determine the need for one of the following:
(i) Further tracking.
(ii) Further evaluation or reevaluation for eligibility for early intervention services.
(c) The county MH/MR program shall maintain written documentation of all contacts made through the tracking system in the childs record.
This section cited in 55 Pa. Code § 4226.25 (relating to at-risk children); 55 Pa. Code § 4226.92 (relating to parental consent); and 55 Pa. Code § 4226.93 (relating to parental right to decline service).
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