Fostering Academic Success
A child’s mental health is foundational to their ability to experience success in school — academically and socially.
Mental Health is a Key Component of Educational Success
Tina fears tests so much that she becomes physically ill on test days.
Tommy’s attention deficit disorder disrupts the entire classroom almost daily.
Mia’s deep-seeded depression caused her grades to plummet.
Washburn’s services, including its school based program, are designed to help prevent children from becoming a statistic: the dropout rate for students with severe emotional and behavioral needs is approximately twice that of other students.
In fact, principals and social workers served by our School-based program report reduced suspensions, decreased behavioral issues, reduced need for special education, improved attendance and improved academic performance.