Whitney High School

Counseling Department
 
Tier I Interventions

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Universal - utilized by 80% of the school population

 
Academic Supports

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WHS Offerings

  • Intervention
  • Senior mentor
  • Curriculum essential skills
  • Standards-Evidence based instruction
  • Research based instruction
  • Cocoa and cram
  • Schoology
  • Intervention period
  • A few extra minutes
  • Goal setting
  • Teacher office hours
  • Parent and guardian resource night

Student Strategies

  • Grade reporting checklist
  • Study skills
  • Learning styles-Learning inventories
  • Study strategies
  • Goal setting
  • UDL strategies

Teacher Strategies

  • Tutoring and extended office hours
  • Communication with parents
  • Mandatory reporting
  • Student/parent meetings
  • Parent/teacher meetings
  • Schoology
  • Intervention appointments
 
Behavioral Supports

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WHS Offerings

  • Senior offering-positive referrals
  • Rewards for perfect attendance
  • Referral/detentions/saturday school
  • Breaking down the walls
  • Whitney unified movement and curriculum-school resource
  • School Resources Officer
  • Parent conference
  • Every 15 minutes

Student Strategies

  • Coping strategies
  • Communicate with teachers
  • Goal setting
  • Seek trusted adult

Teacher Strategies

  • Engaging activites
  • Student centered activities
  • Behavioral management system
  • Seating changes
  • Teacher/parent/student conference
  • Mandated reporting
 
Social-Emotional Supports

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WHS Offerings

  • Senior mentor
  • NAMI club
  • September suicide prevention week
  • March mental health awareness week
  • "R word" week
  • Health class
  • Whitney united lessons developed to connect students to campus
  • Whitney united movements
  • Curriculum-kindness lessons
  • Mental awareness week
  • Teacher/parent meetings
  • Mandatory reporting
  • Teacher training and strategies (KOGNITO)
  • Breaking down the walls program
  • Every 15 minutes
  • Submitted, presented and approved suicide prevention board policy
  • Staff presentation on student mental health and signs
  • Immediate attention and suicide risk assessment provided as need arises on daily basis
  • Mental health incorporated into freshman success classes

Student Strategies

  • Anxiety checklist for classrooms
  • Reflective listening

Teacher Strategies

  • Student-centered activities-classroom
  • Behavior expectations-documented
  • Intervention meetings
  • Counselor-Special Ed representative-teacher feedback
  • Feedback