2425P: Efforts to Notify Parent/Guardian of Changes in Student Health or Well-being

Gooding Joint School District #231


INSTRUCTION                       2425P


Efforts to Notify Parent/Guardian of Changes in Student Health or Well-being


School personnel shall report concerns to building admin and/or building counselors. Documentation of reports must be made in PowerSchool. At that time it will be determined the most appropriate person to contact parent/guardians depending on the situation and if follow up information or conversations need to occur to clarify concerns and needed steps.


All attempts to contact and communication with parents/guardians when notifying them of a consistent (unchanging) and enduring (persistent, occurring over time) change in the student’s mental, emotional, or physical health or well-being shall also be documented in PowerSchool by any personnel that has contact with the parent/guardian.


The following are changes that parents/guardians can expect to receive communication about from school personnel when the staff member gains knowledge of, or witnesses, any consistent and enduring changes in these areas:

  • Depression;
  • Anxiety;
  • Behavioral problems including aggression, withdrawal, or disruptive behavior;
  • Changes in academic performance including a sudden drop in grades, difficulty concentrating, or missing school;
  • Changes in physical health including appetite, sleep patterns, or energy levels;
  • Changes in social interactions including withdrawing from friends and family or engaging in risky behaviors; or
  • If a student’s mental, emotional, or physical health or well-being is being monitored.


School personnel will document the following information:

  • Area of concern
  • Pertinent dates/time frames of noticed change
  • If any monitoring is taking place, describe what is taking place and why
  • How you learned of the change or observations made
  • Whether or not student was encouraged to discuss issues with their parent/guardian
  • If facilitation between student and parent/guardian was offered


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