Mental Health Consultant

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District - Santa Monica, CA

The Mental Health Consultant performs a full-range of social casework and related service activities, including development and implementation of policies and procedures, observations, referrals and support to teaching staff in the classroom.  The position is a contracted position with the opportunity to reapply after one year based on program funding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in case management to ensure successful child and family outcomes
  • Provide or coordinate required mental health trainings for staff and parents
  • Aid in identifying mental health needs, and with parental consent provide mental health assessment, observation, intervention plan, progress follow-up and connection to ongoing services as needed
  • Conduct regular classroom observations to support Response-to-Intervention Second Step Social Emotional curriculum implementation and CLASS positive environment score
  • Comply with documentation, tracking and reporting requirements and timelines

Education/Certifications: Psychologist, clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, educational psychologist, professional counselor, school counselor, school psychologist, school social worker, nurse practitioner, or child psychologist. School psychologist strongly preferred.


  • Must successfully pass a physical examination and have a current T.B. clearance, influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization.

  • Must complete a criminal background clearance through Community Care Licensing (DOJ/FBI/CAI).

  • Must possess a CA driver’s license, access to an automobile, and evidence of automobile insurance.

How to Apply

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Contact Info

Elisabeth Pierce,, 310-399-5865

Job Details

Category: Health Services

Type: Temp

Location: Santa Monica, CA

Salary: 20000.00 - 20000.00

Posted On: May 19th, 2017

Agency Details


The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is headquartered in Santa Monica and serves the coastal communities of Santa Monica and Malibu. It is located in Los Angeles County and serves 11,000 students in preschool through 12th grade in 10 elementary schools, two middle schools, one middle / high school, one comprehensive high school, a continuation high school and a K - 8th grade alternative school. The district is also home to 11 early childhood education centers and an adult school. The first classroom opened with 52 students in March 1876.

The Child Development Services department of the district serves both preschool and school age children.  We offer services for Head Start, State and full-fee children.  Our program has 7 Head Start classrooms serving 132 children.

Please send your resume with hourly rate to Elisabeth Pierce at