Mental Health Program
While we know success in school is extremely important in a child’s life, sometimes other events impact a student’s ability to reach their potential. To better support Anna ISD students during such times, Intervention Services are available. We serve students who are having difficulty coping with issues in the classroom or at home. We assist students in developing healthy coping strategies with a solution-focused approach. Students who have good coping skills and are mentally healthy perform better in the classroom and achieve higher levels of academic success. That's why Anna ISD is at the forefront of promoting Mental Health and serving our students by providing mental health therapeutic services.
Each Anna ISD secondary campus and several elementary school campuses have at least one full-time, dedicated Intervention Counselor. Our intervention counseling staff includes professionals with training and experience in the areas of social work, marriage and family therapy, counseling, prevention, and chemical dependency. All are licensed and/or certified in their areas of expertise. Each works closely with school personnel as an important member of each campus’ team.
Students can be referred for services by their teacher, counselor, parent, friend or self. All services are provided at no cost to the student and on their campus. Measures are taken to ensure client confidentiality. Parents are engaged in services as necessary or as requested by the student.
- Individual and group counseling
- Crisis Intervention
- Peer Mediation
- Social Skills Instruction
- Social-Emotional Instruction
- Referrals to community resources
- Transitional support for returning students
- Staff Development
- Participation in various campus-based teams