School counselors improve student success

Counselors are vital members of the education team. They help students thrive in school and work toward their school and life goals. To see a counselor, contact him or her or fill out an appointment-request form available outside the counselors’ office.

Lisa Madar
Counselor
Middle School Counselor
Renee Foran Coyle, counselor and career specialist
Renee Foran
Counselor
High School Counselor, Career Specialist

College and career development

Explore college and careers

Check out these college-planning resources.

Academic achievement

Get help with school

Counselors help students be successful in school. They also can assist with scheduling and graduation requirements.

Social and emotional skills

Learn how to deal with challenges

Students can seek help with personal issues, including family, friends, depression, self-esteem and drug and alcohol use.

Counselor news

Noche de Familia – WSU Vancouver

Estan todos invitados a pasar una noche en familia en su universidad WSU Vancouver | WSU Vancouver’s annual Noche de Familia is coming up on Saturday Nov 23rd from 2-6pm. WSU Vancouver’s annual Noche de Familia is coming up on Saturday Nov 23rd from 2-6pm. Noche de Familia is a family night at WSU Vancouver completely in Spanish, specifically for our Latinx families. Families can learn about how to better prepare and pay for college and the common challenges the Latinx community faces when it comes to higher ed. The event will offer workshops for parents, high school, and middle [...]

Parent Resources

Don't miss this handy list of parenting resources. It includes information on classes ranging from how to help children with special needs, helping children make good choices, coping with substance abuse or domestic violence, infant CPR, and strategies for dealing with adolescent issues. There are also listings for free legal advice, educational resources for infants/toddlers, maternity support, walk-in adolescent healthcare, and a wide range of support groups. Many of the resources are free.

Holiday Support 2019

Here is a list of available resources for the upcoming holiday season. These programs fill quickly, so please note the specific dates and deadlines for each resource. Contact your child's school counselor for those programs which require a referral from the school.

Community resources

Clark County Crisis Line
Behavioral health crisis services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
360-696-9560 or 800-626-8137

Teen Talk
Teen Talk offers non-judgmental peer-t0-peer support for a variety of topics.
email: CCTeenTalk1@hotmail.com  or 360-397-2428

Psychology Today
Find detailed professional listings for a therapist

Children’s Center
360-699-2244

Children’s Home Society
360-695-1325

Mental Health NW 
360-397-8484

Lifeline
360-397-8246

211info
Information and referral services regarding housing, medical, legal, transportation, community groups and support groups can be accessed in Clark County by calling 211 or (360) 694-8899.