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Student Support Programs

 

Program

Description

Contact Information

After-School Programs

Offers after-school tutoring and enrichment opportunities at various sites throughout MDUSD.

Terri Porter, Coordinator

After-School Programs

(925) 691-0351

Behaviorist Services

Provides observation and consultation regarding behaviorist services to reduce and eliminate behaviors that interfere with educational performance.  Previous interventions and documentation is required prior to request for behaviorist observation.  

Lorien Quirk

(925) 682-8000 Ext. 

Building Effective Schools Together (BEST)

Positive school climate and positive school discipline program designed to reduce discipline rate and increase positive connections to school.  Implemented in 12 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, 3 high schools, and 7 Alternative Education schools in MDUSD.

James Wogan, LCSW, PPSC

Administrator, School Linked Services

(925) 682-8000, Ext. 3054

Coordinated Care Teams

Comprehensive referral and coordination system for student services and enrichment opportunities.  Designed to bring county and community partnership programs to schools.  Based at 35 schools throughout MDUSD.

James Wogan, LCSW, PPSC

Administrator, School Linked Services

(925) 682-8000, Ext. 3054

Counseling Clinic

Collaborative program with County Dept. of Mental Health.  Offers mobile mental health intervention by school psychologists for students with Medi-Cal insurance.  Referrals are made by school psychologists to the Triage Team.

Will Bove, School Psychologist

Fair Oaks Elementary School Site

(925) 685-4494

County Mental Health Dept. Partnership

Partnership program that places clinical psychologists in schools to provide mental health services for students and families with Medi-cal insurance.

Special Education Department

(925) 682-8000, ext. 4048

Child Health and Disability Prevention Partnership Program (CHDP)

Links students and families with needed health care and health insurance.  Distributes flyers and information at school sites and student handbooks, participates in school activities, co-locates Contra Costa County Community Outreach Workers in Schools in the Monument Community and at the Bay Point Family Health Center at Riverview Middle School. 

For assistance to obtain health

insurance or access health care:

(925) 313-6150

Diagnostic Team

Provides specialized special education assessments and assessment required through mediation and due process complaints. 

Carolyn Sakkis, Psychologist

(925) 682-8000 ext. 4064

sakkisc@mdusd.org

Elementary School Counseling Enriched Program (CEP)

Alternative education program for elementary school general and special education students in grades 2-5 who exhibit chronic learning or behavioral difficulties.  Program provides a literacy-based academic program, psychological and support services for students and families.

Kris Martin Meyer, Principal

Sun Terrace Elementary School

(925) 682-4861

Foster Youth Services

 

District-wide program serving children who live in foster care placements.  Offers enrollment assistance, tutoring, mentoring, and counseling support services. 

Fax the Foster Youth enrollment form to MDUSD Foster Youth Services @ (925) 566-6692 

James Wogan, MSW, PPSC

(925) 682-8000, Ext. 3097

fosteryouth@mdusd.org

Food Program - MDUSD HOPE

 

Nonperishable food is provided to families in need.  Boxes of food can be picked up by school staff only.

MDUSD District Office Cafeteria,

1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord

Lori Amenta, 682-8000, ext. 4001.

amental@mdusd.org

James Wogan

(925) 682-8000, Ext. 3054

Homeless Outreach Program for Education (HOPE)

 

District-wide program serving legally homeless children and their families.  Offers assistance with transportation to/from school, meals, and assistance to obtain health care and needed services.  Fax HOPE enrollment form to MDUSD HOPE @ (925) 566-6692

James Wogan, LCSW, PPSC

Administrator, School Linked Services

Tel: (925) 682-8000, Ext. 3054

hope@mdusd.org

Home and Hospital Program

 

A temporary program that maintains a student’s academic standing during a time of illness or other temporary disability. Students are entitled to a maximum of 5 hours per week of home instruction.

Barbara Scott

(925) 938-2564, ext. 3940

scottb@mdusd.org

Loma Vista Adult Education

 

Adolescent Anger Management Workshop, Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Workshop, Bullying and Harassment Workshop, Child Parenting Classes, Loving Solutions, Parent Project Parenting Classes. 

G. Vittoria Abbate, Director,

College, Career, and Adult Education

Loma Vista Adult Education Center

(925) 685-7340

Mental Health Collaborative

A partnership program with County Mental Health, Fred Finch Youth Center, Families First Inc., Lincoln Child Center, Seneca Center, and Spectrum Center that provides special education and mental health services in the least restrictive setting.  Includes classrooms for autism and mental health collaborative programs. 

Special Education Department

(925) 682-8000, ext. 4048

Parent Project Parenting Classes

A nationally proven program for changing destructive and out-of-control adolescent behavior.  Meets at Mt. Diablo Medical Pavilion/John Muir Behavioral Services Center, 2730 Grant St., Concord Classroom “A” Wednesday Nights 6:00-10:00 p.m. 

Registration: (925) 685-7340, ext. 2771

Parent Liaison

 

 

Provides support and information to families regarding district policies and procedures, SARB, suspension and expulsion procedures, 504 plans, Special Education, Uniform Complaint procedures, and parental rights.

Hilary Shen, Parent Liaison

(925) 682-8000, ext. 4297

shenh@mdusd.org

Positive Behavior Team

 

Intervention team for students whose chronic behavioral difficulties require additional support and could result in a recommendation for expulsion.  Students with 10 or more days of cumulative suspension may be referred.  Serves special education and regular education students in grades 1  – 12. Referrals made by site administrators. 

Positive Behavior Team Office

Tel: (925) 682-8000, ext. 3098

positivebehaviorteam@mdusd.org

Safe and Drug Free Schools Task Force & Coordinated School Health Council

Coalition of district and community members promoting safe and drug-free schools combined with: Coordinated School Health Council to promote student and staff wellness.

Felicia Stuckey-Smith,

Director, Student Services

(925) 682-8000, ext. 4069

Special Education Department

 

Provides comprehensive special education and school psychology programs and services to meet the range of needs of special education students.  Promotes the educational success of all students within the least restrictive environment.  

Special Education Dept.

(925) 682-8000, Ext. 4048

 

Special Education Transportation:

Sue Massey Clover, Administrator

Student Attendance Review Board (SARB)

Child Welfare and Attendance Liaisons work with school sites and Student Attendance Review Board to address truancy and related issues.

Felicia Stuckey-Smith,

Director, Student Services

(925) 682-8000, ext. 4069

Support, Training and Education for Parents (S.T.E.P.)

Parent volunteers provide information regarding MDUSD programs, Special Education and 504 procedures, and resources for parents of at-risk students.

Hilary Shen, Parent Liaison

(925) 682-8000, ext. 4297

shenh@mdusd.org

Student Services

Provides support in promoting positive school climate and the following: attendance, counseling, health services & school nurses, student conduct, classroom management, student records, section 504, prevention and intervention strategies, at-risk students, safe and drug free schools.  Provides a resource for school staff and parents/guardians.  Home and Hospital Program.  School Linked Services.  Diablo Community Day School.

Felicia Stuckey-Smith,

Director, Student Services

(925) 682-8000, ext. 4069

Triage Team

Collaborative program with Dept. of County Mental Health to address emotional and behavioral concerns that interfere with a students' academic success.  Ensures that students are educated in the least restrictive environment.  Referrals made by school psychologists. 

Mike Giambona, School Psychologist

(925) 682-8000

 

Tobacco Use Education Program (TUPE)

Provides tobacco use prevention and cessation interventions and activities.  Includes Healthy Kids surveys, site TUPE coordinators, peer educator classroom presentations, Too Good For Drugs and Violence for all 9th grade students, Too Good For Drugs for 7th grade students, alternatives to suspension for high school students observed using tobacco (Tobacco Education Class) led by Center for Human Development.

Felicia Stuckey-Smith,

Director, Student Services

(925) 682-8000, ext. 4069

Wrap Counseling Program

Mental health and wrap-around services offered for students and families in collaboration with Dept. of County Mental Health.  Referrals by school psychologists to Triage Team.

Will Bove, School Psychologist

Fair Oaks Elementary School Site

(925) 685-4494