Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 6/22/2022 - 6:00 PM
Category: Special Education and Student Services
Type: Action
Subject: 15.45 Review and Potential Approval of Master Contract with California Certified Non-Public Agency Embrace Mental Health for the 2022-2023 School Year
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Goal 2:
High quality, culturally proficient, and responsive staff will provide engaging instruction respectful of all students' backgrounds to ensure they are college and career ready.
File Attachment:
EMBRACE - 2022-23 Master Contract - Vendor Signed (1).pdf
EMBRACE - Insurance 2022-09-01 (2).pdf
Summary: Embrace Mental Health is a certified non-public agency provider of school-based mental health related services for students of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District according to the terms of their Individualized Educational Program (IEP). Services include individual and family therapy services. Requested funds are to cover projected expenses for the 2022/23 school year.
Funding: General Purpose/Special Education
Program Code 16520 Special Education In-House Mental Health
Fiscal Impact $50,000
Recommendation: Move to approve master contract with Embrace Mental Health for the 2022/23 school year as presented.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Bryan Cassin - Special Education Administrator
Signed By:
Wendi Aghily - Chief, Pupil Services and Special Education
Signed By:
Elizabeth McClanahan - Director of Purchasing and Warehouse
Signed By:
Mika Arbelbide - Director of Fiscal Services
Signed By:
Cesar Alvarado - General Counsel
Signed By:
Dr. Adam Clark - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Cherise Khaund Moved, Member Linda Mayo seconded to approve the Original motion 'Move to approve master contract with Embrace Mental Health for the 2022/23 school year as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 4 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 4 - 0
Keisha Nzewi     Yes
Erin McFerrin     Yes
Linda Mayo     Yes
Cherise Khaund     Yes