Welcome to the Intervention Department

  • Vision: The Washoe County School District's (WCSD) Intervention Department's vision is to work in partnership with students, families, schools, and community agencies to ensure the success of all students.

    Mission: Ensuring student success by removing barriers and building resiliency with families and children.

    About the Intervention Department

    The Intervention Department offers specialized services for students who are experiencing difficulties attending school, those who are Habitually Truant, or who have dropped out.

    Programs within the Intervention Department

    The Intervention Department is comprised of the following programs: Children In Transition (CIT), Family Resource Centers (FRC), Differential Response Team, Re-engagement Department, Truancy Department, Student Attendance Review Board (SARB), and Elementary Student Attendance Review Board (ESARB). Each department functions to complete different goals, but are connected by the same mission and goals. Please review the following list to understand the purpose of each program within the Intervention Department.

    • Children in Transition: services for students and families who are identified as homeless.
    • Differential Response Team: an initial response team for children and families who have been identified by Child Protective Services and schools within the district to need supportive services.
    • Family Resource Centers: offers resources and services to children, teens, parents, single adults, and seniors in the community.
    • Re-engagement Intervention: services for children and teenagers who are no longer enrolled in school.
    • Truancy Intervention: services for students who are truant or at risk of becoming habitually truant.
    • Student Attendance Review Board (SARB) and Elementary Student Attendance Review Board (ESARB): two interdisciplinary teams comprised of WCSD representatives, community members, and external agencies that aim to assist students who are truant with re-engagement to school.   

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Contact Us

  • Rechelle Murillo, MSW, LCSW

    Department Coordinator



    Dodi Broker

    Administrative Secretary





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