Medical Lake picked for pilot program
School district’s mental health, other programs to benefit from University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital consults
Last updated 11/14/2019 at 9:12am
MEDICAL LAKE — The Medical Lake School District has been selected as one of two state districts to participate in a joint University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital pilot program called Partnership Access Line for Schools, or PAL.
The two-year program will provide school councilors and mental health professionals with access to psychologists and psychiatrists via telephone and televideo consultations for clinically relevant sessions, according to a press release.
The program will add to the districts “multi-tiered systems of support,” or MTSS, that includes a variety of a...