2017 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 158 - CONDUCT OF SCHOOLS -- SPECIAL PROGRAMS
.441 Definitions for chapter.
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158.441 Definitions for chapter.
As used in this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:
(1) "Intervention services" means any preventive, developmental, corrective, supportive
services or treatment provided to a student who is at risk of school failure, is at risk
of participation in violent behavior or juvenile crime, or has been expelled from the
school district. Services may include, but are not limited to, screening to identify
students at risk for emotional disabilities and antisocial behavior; direct instruction
in academic, social, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills; alternative
educational programs; psychological services; identification and assessment of
abilities; counseling services; medical services; day treatment; family services;
work and community service programs;
(2) "School resource officer" means a sworn law enforcement officer who has
specialized training to work with youth at a school site. The school resource officer
shall be employed through a contract between a local law enforcement agency and a
school district; and
(3) "School security officer" means a person employed by a local board of education
who has been appointed a special law enforcement officer pursuant to KRS 61.902
and who has specialized training to work with youth at a school site.
Effective: July 15, 2014
History: Amended 2014 Ky. Acts ch. 132, sec. 13, effective July 15, 2014. -- Created
1998 Ky. Acts ch. 493, sec. 2, effective April 10, 1998.
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