§ 4226.62. Nondiscriminatory procedures.

 Each county MH/MR program shall adopt nondiscriminatory procedures for the evaluation and assessment of children and families that ensure, at a minimum, that:

   (1)  Tests and other evaluation materials and procedures are administered in the native language of the parent, unless it is clearly not feasible to do so.

   (2)  Assessment and evaluation procedures and materials are selected and administered so as not to be racially or culturally discriminatory.

   (3)  No single procedure is used as the sole criterion for determining a child’s eligibility under this chapter.

   (4)  Evaluations and assessments are conducted by qualified personnel.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  4226.24 (relating to comprehensive child find system).

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