Mandatory Mental Health Screenings. - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 12 Old 06-04-2005, 09:50 PM - Thread Starter
 
CrazyRED's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 3,295
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Take a look at this. I know its fox news, but I have researched this and they are telling the truth.
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,132397,00.html

This will be implemented in the public schools with funding from No Child Left Behind.

There is a whole world of bad possibilities here.
CrazyRED is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 12 Old 06-11-2005, 01:43 AM - Thread Starter
 
CrazyRED's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 3,295
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
This doesn't bother anyone?
CrazyRED is offline  
#3 of 12 Old 06-11-2005, 01:55 AM
 
CraftyMommaOf2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: In Transition
Posts: 714
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
that story is from sept. 2004. has anything happened with it yet?
CraftyMommaOf2 is offline  
#4 of 12 Old 06-12-2005, 03:15 PM - Thread Starter
 
CrazyRED's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 3,295
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Texas and Illinios have passed bills enacting it, and Florida is next. The feds have made provisions to provide national funding under the No Child Left Behind Act and there is an "advisory board" investigating ways to impliment it, nationwide. Of course, those that are on the board include the CEO of Lily, and 2 marketing executives from Glaxo-Welcome.
CrazyRED is offline  
#5 of 12 Old 06-12-2005, 05:55 PM
 
mamakay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: in la la land, or so they say...
Posts: 8,332
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 13 Post(s)
This bothers me so much I just don't know what to say...
mamakay is offline  
#6 of 12 Old 06-12-2005, 07:44 PM
 
calpurnia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: south of the thames
Posts: 2,552
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
calpurnia is offline  
#7 of 12 Old 06-12-2005, 08:49 PM - Thread Starter
 
CrazyRED's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 3,295
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
CrazyRED is offline  
#8 of 12 Old 06-13-2005, 04:12 AM
 
JessicaS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 42,897
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
:LOL

Yeah, there have been thread about it before but it doesn't mean it cannot be discussed again since it is now being enforced in some areas.

It is horrific and shocking.

Not all those who wander are lost 
JessicaS is offline  
#9 of 12 Old 06-13-2005, 09:03 AM
 
calpurnia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: south of the thames
Posts: 2,552
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by abimommy
Yeah, there have been thread about it before but it doesn't mean it cannot be discussed again since it is now being enforced in some areas.
I didn't post links in a "pipe down over there!" way - just to reassure you that people had noticed & did care 'cause I get really upset when I post a link & nobody cares!
calpurnia is offline  
#10 of 12 Old 06-13-2005, 11:36 AM
 
Damien's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: With DW and and two DS's :)
Posts: 219
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
CrazyRED, any links to the specifics you mention?
Damien is offline  
#11 of 12 Old 06-13-2005, 01:26 PM
 
chicagomom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: covered in cat hair
Posts: 3,035
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
For some reason, the Illinois Leader (IL GOP news svc) is one of the only ones following this. A recent article, including info on an Indiana challenge:

http://illinoisleader.com/news/newsview.asp?c=26341

Based on the article, it might be useful to include a letter in a child's school file specifically stating that you do not give permission for them to undergo mental health screening/testing without your prior knowledge and express written consent. I know I will be doing this.

Edited to add - found another article on this in the Leader:

http://illinoisleader.com/news/newsview.asp?c=24021
chicagomom is offline  
#12 of 12 Old 06-28-2005, 04:55 AM
 
dingogirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Oztralia
Posts: 1,739
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Father of autisitc child speaks out against forced mental health screening in IL

Monday, June 27, 2005

http://www.illinoisleader.com/letter...ew.asp?c=26806
dingogirl is offline  
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off