Counseling Program

Information on the counseling program available at Washington Academy​

Goal:​ To provide a comprehensive counseling program that aims to meet the needs of all students through the support of academic achievement, social/emotional development, and career exploration in order to create a caring climate and atmosphere.​​

Services:​ School Guidance Curriculum​​

  • Lessons that highlight character traits such as respect, responsibility, perseverance, trustworthiness, patience, and honesty
  • Goal Setting and decision making
  • Career awareness and exploration
  • Diversity/bullying awareness
  • Academic support, including organizational, study and test-taking skills​

​​​​Responsive Services​​

  • Individual and small-group counseling
  • Individual/family/school crisis intervention
  • Conflict resolution
  • Consultation/collaboration/communication with administration, teachers, parents/families and community members
  • Referrals/resources provided to families for services outside of the district​

​​​​System Support​​

  • PBIS support/training for teachers
  • Team building and reviewing data to provide intervention for academic and social/emotional success
  • Professional development​​

​Parent Resources​​

Bullying Resources​​

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Susan Rand, Washington Academy School Counselor
815-544-3124, ext. 3951
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