District Leadership

District Leadership

Overview

Staff in the Student Support & Health Services (SSHS) department at SCUSD serve as leaders in several key areas, including mental health, 504 Accommodations and Chronic Absence.

Mental Health, Crisis Response and Suicide Prevention

Overview

A variety of mental health services are available to students experiencing social or emotional difficulties that impact their health and school success.  Student Support and Health Services staff provide services directly to students and families and work with a wide array of community mental health providers.

Student Chronic Absence

Overview

With the support of district administrators, community partners, local funders and state policymakers, the Student Support & Health Services Department has been coordinating efforts to launch two pilot programs related to student chronic absence and attendance improvement. These projects focus on the use of school and community data to identify trends in student absence and points of intervention.