The Wellbeing Team
As pictured: (from back, L-R) Ayuel Madind- Community Liasion Officer, Julie Kelly– Wellbeing Support (Primary and Secondary), Karen Macaulay – Counsellor (Primary & Secondary), Sahra Dupuy- Student Wellbeing Co-ordinator (Primary and Secondary), Eliza Kelly– Social Media Policy Officer, Bronwyn Raffaut- Mental Health Practioner, Detta Gordon- Assistant Principal Whole College Wellbeing, (front L-R) Tanja Van Langenberg- Psychologist, Liz Nguyen- Speech Pathologist (Primary and Secondary), Annette Wilkinson- Wellbeing Administration, Lelania Currie- Counsellor (Primary and Secondary), Suellen James- Adolescent Health Nurse Secondary
Not photographed: Elizabeth Frampton (Community lawyer) and Christine Fletcher (Speech Assistant), (Youth Worker)
Narre Warren South P-12 College is committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment for all students. We are a Positive Behaviour School. We have high expectations of our students to demonstrate integrity and respect in their relationships with all members of the school and broader community. We embrace diversity in all its forms and strive to be an inclusive environment where students feel comfortable and confident to be themselves, and to seek help when they need it. The College believes that students can only reach their full educational potential when they are happy, healthy and safe, and when there is a positive College culture to engage and support them in their learning. Our College acknowledges that student wellbeing and student learning outcomes are inextricably linked. As a College, we adopt the wellbeing frameworks of KidsMatter/MindMatters, supported by the Principals Australia Institute and Beyond Blue. Furthermore, we are a Safe Schools Coalition member school, We are a UN Human Rights school and we have are lead school in the DET Respectful Relationships program. We have a doctor and nurse onsite from Casey Gate Medical Clinic every Friday..
At Narre Warren South P-12 College, we are fortunate to offer a highly skilled and approachable Wellbeing Team who manage and oversee referrals to other services and agencies, as well as coordinate and run events and programs that support our students’ mental health and wellbeing. Our Wellbeing Team strive for excellence in our delivery of support services to students and we have a steadfast commitment to each and every person. Our team have forged a large range of community partnerships to support students and families, and we work closely with the local council to deliver a range of opportunities and supportive pathways. These programs and partnerships are listed in the Wellbeing Partnerships and Programs section.