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​