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Wellbeing

 THE TEAM

Wellbeing and Engagement Leader

Karli Myers

Wellbeing Team Members

Barbara Buckell
Bronwen Lolicato
Abbey Watson
Ainslee Kelly

Mental Health Practitioner

Tennille Berryman

School Chaplain

Liz Spicer

Program for Students With Disabilities

Ainslee Kelley

Koori Education Support Officer

Wayne Cowley

School Nurse

Sarah Lewis

Careers

Donna Campbell

Who Are We

We are able to assist you with a wide variety of issues.

We are skilled in;

  • Mental Health Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anger Management
  • Personal Development
  • Bullying Issues
  • Youth Isuues
  • Educational Developmental Assessments

The school has services of a visiting School Psychologist, Social Worker & Speech Therapist; a referral is made through the Student Wellbeing Services for access.

“Our Team is comitted to providing you with the best possible service relevant to your needs.”

 

“We aim to support all students and families at Kyabram P-12 College.”

 

 

“Successful SWS work is a joint process requiring you to be committed and actively involved.”

Anyone that attends Kyabram P-12 College and their family is welcome to access our Student Welbeing Services (SWS). Any time throughout the school day students can access SWS or make an appointment.

During class time, if it is essential to see SWS, students need their classroom teacher to give permission for them to go to SWS and have their planner signed.
OR
A student will have a pre-organised appointment with SWS.

Students choose to see the SWS person of their choice, provided they are available at the time, otherwise another time would need to be arranged by appointment. Year level Coordinators work closely with the SWS Team and often refer or introduce young people to their services. If it is an emergency often a Principal will be the first port of call and Student Well-being Services would become involved as the need arises.

Why come to Student Wellbeing?

People come to student Wellbeing Services (SWS) for all sorts of reasons.

  • They might be worried, depressed, confused or feeling bad about themselves.
  • They may have issue with friends/ keeping friendships.
  • They might feel out of control or angry.
  • There might be a problem in their family or with their partner.
  • They might want to make some changes in their lives.
  • They might need to advocate who can speak on their behalf.
  • They may not be sure what they want and this can be explored.
  • They might be experiencing violence or sexual abuse.
  • Referrals to other services can be provided.

The decision to come to SWS is an important one and is not a sign of weakness. We will assist you to talk about what is on your mind, and explore your thoughts, feelings, concerns and options.
We will offer strategies and choices for the young person to work with.

What can I expect from Student Wellbeings Service?
  • To be listened to objectively and with confidentiality.
  • To be heard in a safe, non-threatening enviroment.
  • Be Repected and not have opinions imposed on you.
  • We will not make decisions for you or tell you what to do.

The aim of SWS is to help find your own answers and to take back control of your life.