Los Angeles Unified School District SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH SOCIAL WORK INTERN ORIENTATION SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 Together we will build a better tomorrow. Welcome! • Agenda Review • Mutual Expectations • Parking Lot • Freeze Gesture Grounding Exercise FINGERTIP FACTS LAUSD Reorganization Five Educational Service Centers (ESCs) • North • South • East • West • ISIC EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTERS Instructional Center Operations Center Parent and Community Engagement Center Add CORRECT SMH Org Chart LAUSD CORE BELIEFS • Start with students • Families are our partners • Success in the classroom • Diversity is our strength • Effective teaching, leadership and accountability are the keys to our success LAUSD Performance Meter • On his first day as Superintendent, Dr. Deasy shared with the Board of Education and the rest of the LAUSD family the LAUSD Performance Meter. • The Performance Meter is a scorecard to measure our performance as a District. • These indicators center on the district’s goals. District Goals 1. 100 percent graduation. 2. Proficiency for all. 3. 100 percent attendance. 4. Parent and community engagement. 5. School safety. Deasy’s Video • Last year’s accomplishments SMH Mission School Mental Health professionals promote the mental health, well being and academic achievement of all LAUSD students. Children: At the Heart of our Mission We align with LAUSD tenets: • Start with students • Families are our partners • Success in the classroom • Diversity is our strength • Effective teaching, leadership and accountability Data collection CODE OF CONDUCT Pair Share Activity Group by four Fickle finger Field Instruction Administrators North ESC – South ESC - East ESCWest ESCISIC - Joel Cisneros, Specialist [email protected] Karen Wallace, Specialist [email protected] Gloria Granados, Specialist [email protected] Monica Puentes, Specialist [email protected] Nancy Jefferson, Coordinator [email protected] Martha Marquez, Coordinator [email protected] Field Instructor Administrator Role • Support the Field Instructors and Interns • Serve as liaisons with the universities • Oversee coordination of placements • Intern Training Oversight Escalator Video This year… • 100 Interns-BSW and MSW • 53 Field Instructors • UCLA, USC, CSULB, CSULA, CSUDH, CSUN Core Trainings Child Abuse Reporting Suicide Assessment Trauma 101 Confidentiality BREAK Child Abuse Reporting Presenters: Monica Puentes and Maria Hu Cordova Child Abuse Training Bulletin • DEASEY VIDEO • LAUSD district policy – all staff individuals are all mandated reporters of suspected child abuse/neglect. • School Volunteers are required to consult with their field instructor regarding any inappropriate behavior, conduct, or incidents. Child Abuse Training Bulletin • Child Abuse Reporting Bulletin Tab on Intern Manual • Pair Share Learning Activity 10 minutes to read each section , then return to original group Group 1- Read Pg 1 to Pg. 6 , until part B Group 2- Read Pg 6 “Clarification vs. Investigation “ to Pg 10 – before Letter “C” Group 3- Read Pg 10 to Pg 15- Primary Centers… Group 4- Pg 16 District Employees as Alleged Self Care PRESENTER: JOSHUA KAUFMAN, LCSW Volunteer Process • Review of new Bulletin • Volunteer Applications are now being completed online by your Field Instruction Program Lead, follow the guideline specified provided to you • The Volunteer Application and TB Clearance need to be faxed o SMH Field Instruction Office , attn: Maria Hu Cordova 213 241-3305 • FI Program Lead will provide the finger print appointment to the intern via email. Fingerprint appointments are being scheduled the week of Sept 10th and the week of the 17th – . • If your background has not been cleared by employee relations then you will be supervised by the field instructor at all times. You are not to be left alone with any student until your background has been cleared. Tips for Interns from the 2011-2012 COHORT • See Manual, Last Tab Volunteer Process Intern completes 1. Volunteer Application 2. TB Clearance then gives to Field Instructor Field Instructor Reviews that all fields are completed then mails or faxes BOTH Forms to Field Instruction Office • 333 South Beaudry Ave, 29th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017 • fax (213) 2413305 Field Instruction Office 1. logs application 2. Checks name against the California Megan's Law Online Database for sex offender clearance 3. Places intern on fingerprinting list then returns application to Field Instructor Field Instructor gives application to School Designee to Input online [copy kept onsite for 5 years] Intern will be notified about fingerprinting appointment.