• Mental health is equally as important as physical health to us at Washington Jr. High School.


    If you have a specific need, please contact our Counselors:


    7th Grade- Marla York                                8th Grade- Julie Kramer

    mayork@bentonvillek12.org                        jkramer@bentonvillek12.org 


    Or call our office at 479-254-5345.



    At WJHS, we offer school-based therapy in which a local mental health agency provides individualized therapy to their clients (our students) based on referral.


    School-Based Therapy Providers:

    Ozark Guidance/Arisa (OGC)

    Eason & Associates

    Friendship Community Care/Connections



    We provide social and emotional learning through our advisory program weekly.


    Essential Lessons:

    September Bullying Prevention/Empathy/Cyberbullying

    October Suicide Awareness (8th Grade)

    Social Media and Internet Safety

    December/January Careers

    February Bullying Prevention/Empathy/Cyberbullying

    March Social Media and Internet Safety


    Other Resources: 

    Choose Love


    2021-2022 Comprehensive Counseling Plan



    Social Work Contact:

    Laney Doan, LMSW