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    School Enrollment Placement and Assessment (S.E.P.A.) Center will be CLOSED during the wokstoppage / Strike.

     

    School Enrollment Placement and Assessment (S.E.P.A.) Center


     
    Program Objectives

      • Assist students and families with the enrollment process and coordinates with schools for
         immediate enrollment

      • Provide families with information and assist with obtaining resources or referrals needed

      • Monitor the needs of students and families and collaborates with LAUSD and non-LAUSD
         service providers to ensure the necessary resources are available and utilized 

     
    Program Staff

    The staff at the center consists of a coordinator, a pupil service and attendance counselor (PSA), a school psychiatric social worker (PSW), a nurse practitioner, a medical assistant, an immunization nurse, a Children’s Health Access and Medi-Cal Program (CHAMP) advocate, two interpreter aides and an office technician.

    The coordinator oversees the services offered through the S.E.P.A. Center and throughout the District and provides advocacy, training, outreach to students, families, schools and the community.

    • The PSA case manages students to prevent delays in enrollment, educate and offers guidance
      regarding student/parent rights, responsibilities and attendance laws


    • The PSW assesses students/families for trauma and provides mental health interventions and
      referrals


    • The PSA and PSW provide unaccompanied youth with referrals to legal organizations for legal
      services


    • The Nurse Practitioner takes patient histories, performs physical exams, orders labs, analyzes
      lab results, prescribes medicines, authorizes treatments and educates patients and families on continued care


    • The immunization nurse reviews the immunization records, determines the need and vaccinates
      the students


    • The CHAMP advocate provides information and assists families with enrollment into health
      insurance plans


    • The classified staff welcomes the families and provides translation to students and families for
      school enrollment, assist those with limited written skills, makes appointments, answers calls
      and assists with maintaining data


     
    Services

      • School Enrollment                                            • Immunizations and TB testing

      • Mental Health and Social Service Referrals   • Physicals/Sport Physicals 

      • Nutrition Education                                           • Health Insurance Enrollment (CHAMP)

      • Legal Assistance Referrals

     

    What information should I bring to the S.E.P.A. Center

    Please note: families will still receive assistance regardless of having any of the following documents

    School Enrollment

      • Utility Bill                           • Parent Identification

      • Birth certificate

    Immunizations

      • Vaccination Records        • Consent (see forms)

      • Physicals                           • Consent (see forms)

      • Medical History Packet (see forms)

    Referral forms

      • Health Insurance Enrollment (CHAMP)       • Legal Assistance referrals

      • Documents (see forms)


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  • For additional information, please contact
     
    Nicole Mitchell, Coordinator
     
    1339 Angelina Street,
    Los Angeles, CA. 90026
     
     
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
     
    Appointment/Walk-in Immunizations (last walk-in at 2 p.m.)
     
     
    Physicals by appointment only
     
    To schedule an appointment or for questions call: (213) 482-3954

    Located near Temple St. and North East Edgeware Rd. on the grounds of Plasencia Elementary. On Angelina Street, proceed up the stairs to the entrance of the S.E.P.A. Center. 

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  • Contact


    Director:
    Ron Tanimura, Ed.D
     
    Address:
    333 S. Beaudry Ave., 29th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    P: (213) 202-7584
    Fax: (213) 580-0559