Consultant of Mental Health Services (Non-Permanent)

Bassett Unified School District - La Puente, CA


Hours: On Call (M-F, hours will vary), not to exceed 600 hours between July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022
Location: Child Development - 7 School Sites

Eligibility Lists: One eligibility list will be created from this recruitment.

This is a continuous examination process and may close at any time, with little or no notice. An application review may occur at any time and qualified candidates who have submitted applications will be invited to participate in the testing process. Qualified applicants submitting applications after the review date will be considered in the next examination process. This list will be utilized to fill any vacancies that may occur during the one year life of the Eligibility List, which may include temporary positions. 

Under the supervision of the Child Development Program Director, provides consultative mental health and related program services to meet the MH needs of students, families and staff; works in consultation with all service area staff in assessing student needs and the developing, monitoring and implementation of mental health plans to meet students’ needs; and perform related duties as assigned.


Performs a varied range of professional duties related to mental health; in collaboration with the Mental Health Service Area Lead, plans, organizes, and responds to mental health related referrals from other service areas (FCE, ERSEA, Disabilities, Education etc.) for children, families and staff.  

Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, serves as an advocate for family and child mental health issues; communicated with stakeholders including community partners; interfaces with parents, students, staff, District staff and community agencies/resources.

Coordinates and tracks mental health referrals and services.

Serves as a case manager given study issues and the interpretation of Individualized Education Plans. Completes tracking reports of performed activities for the mental health service area.

Provides input for mental health service area.

Assists staff in recognizing possible mental health problems and appropriate referrals and follow-through.

Provides staff/parent trainings.

Provides mental health information at monthly Parent Policy Council meetings as needed.

Interacts with public and private service agencies and conducts home visits, as needed.

Participates in multi-disciplinary and response to intervention team meetings.




Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral or social science or a related field (psychology, sociology, social work, human development, child development, education, etc.) from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accreditation association recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


Three years’ experience in management or direct services with young children and their families, preferably in a mental health–related capacity. Experience in social services involving social work, family or mental health counseling, psychology, or related field.

Language Requirements:

Bilingual English/Spanish

Licenses and Certifications: 

Licensed mental health professional – Marriage and Family Therapy

Valid Class C CA Driver’s License and Insurance




1 - Complete an ONLINE Bassett USD employment
application by clicking the "Apply" button above.

2 - Applications will be screened to select the
most qualified candidates.

3 - The examination will consist of:

a. Oral Exam (100% of final score) - To Be Scheduled  

Visit our 
Recruitment Calendar for more details.

Examination dates may change or be canceled without advance notice.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Details

Category: Family Services

Type: Temp

Location: La Puente, CA

Salary: 60.00 - 0.00

Posted On: June 4th, 2021

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