Q: Are there any costs associated with participating in the program?
There is no cost to participate.
Q: Will confidential information be released?
No, the only information obtained and released is the child's name, date of birth and school. No confidential information about the incident is provided.
Q: What is the age limit?
All school-aged children, preschool through 12th grade
Q: Are FOCUS Notifications still provided during the summer?
Q: Who can submit a referral?
First responders (including, but not limited to law enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical responders and emergency room personnel) through the proper credentials provided by the Stanislaus County Office of Education
Q: Is parental consent necessary for a referral to be completed?
Q: What is the criteria for a FOCUS Notification to be generated?
Any situation where a child may have been exposed to a stressful event