Drug and Alcohol Prevention

Washington-Lee High School is committed to educating students to make healthy choices in all areas of their lives. The school’s educational program, and school-wide program in social-emotional learning, strive to educate students on the importance of good decision making.

Washington-Lee’s health curriculum covers the topics of drug and alcohol education and prevention. Guest speakers, occasional assemblies and school counselors assist in educating students on these topics.

Substance Abuse Counselor

Maria Luisa Ceballos is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the Sacred Heart University in Lima-Peru.  Additionally, she received her Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Trinity University in 1998 and completed a Post Master’s Program at George Mason University in 2007.  Prior to joining Washington-Lee as the School Substance Abuse Counselor, Ms. Ceballos worked as a Child and Family therapist at the Arlington Department of Human Services where she provided mental health and substance abuse treatment services for thirteen years.  Ms. Ceballos is fluent in English and Spanish.

Maria Luisa Ceballos, LPC, CSAC
School Substance Abuse Counselor
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays