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Child Welfare and Attendance

Welcome to BHUSD Child Welfare and Attendance Department. Our mission is to improve student performance by implementing a strong network of services and support for students and their families. Student Services provides an interdisciplinary approach to the support of students, schools, parents and community. Student Services has interventions that can be initiated at the earliest sign of at-risk behavior such as attendance issues, inappropriate peer and adult relationships, violence, substance abuse, child abuse, physical and mental health needs. Student Services has formed a strong collaboration with community agencies, law enforcement, parents, students and staff.

We provide services in the following areas:

  • School Attendance Review Board (SARB) and related attendance issues
  • Attendance- Interdistrict/Intradistrict permits, random residency checks
  • Residency
  • Homeless and Foster Students
  • Home and Hospital Instruction
  • Health and Counseling Services (Attached below are several common health-needs forms.)
  • Complaints Against Students
  • District-wide discipline, including suspension and expulsion process
  • Maintenance of All Student Records
  • Child Abuse Reporting
  • Drug and Alcohol Use Intervention
  • Safe and Drug-Free Schools
  • Uniform Complaints
  • Title IX Support (Attached below are Title IX resources.)
 
Please contact us if you have any questions.
 
Child Welfare and Attendance Specialist  Student Services Coordinator
Maria Fernandez-Elvira Phil Wenker
(310) 551-5100 Ext. 2250 (310) 551-5100 Ext. 2251
mfernandezelvira@bhusd.org pwenker@bhusd.org