125A.33 Service coordination.
(a) The team developing the IFSP under section 125A.32 must select a service coordinator to carry out service coordination activities on an interagency basis. Service coordination must actively promote a family's capacity and competency to identify, obtain, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate resources and services to meet the family's needs. Service coordination activities include:
(1) coordinating the performance of evaluations and assessments;
(2) facilitating and participating in the development, review, and evaluation of individualized family service plans;
(3) assisting families in identifying available service providers;
(4) coordinating and monitoring the delivery of available services;
(5) informing families of the availability of advocacy services;
(6) coordinating with medical, health, and other service providers;
(7) facilitating the development of a transition plan at least 90 days before the time the child is no longer eligible for early intervention services, if appropriate;
(8) managing the early intervention record and submitting additional information to the local primary agency at the time of periodic review and annual evaluations; and
(9) notifying a local primary agency when disputes between agencies impact service delivery required by an IFSP.
(b) A service coordinator must be knowledgeable about children and families receiving services under this section, requirements of state and federal law, and services available in the interagency early childhood intervention system.