A physician will need to complete verifying information, which must include the diagnosis and the length of time the student is expected to need Home and Hospital services for the current school year. Home and Hospital is a temporary placement.
A diagnosis involving an emotional disorder must be done by the treating psychiatrist and, in addition to the diagnosis and length of time, the request must also include:
- A therapeutic treatment plan
- A statement regarding how being on Home and Hospital will benefit the overall treatment of the student rather than making adjustments in the school program
- An educational goal