Message from Guidance Officers:
In Term 2 Mrs Appelman and Mrs
Clarence will be the Guidance Officers for year levels P-12.
*When to Contact your child’s Guidance Officer?
the above Guidance Officer, if a young person is experiencing strong emotions,
such as sadness, anger, anxiety, without capacity to self-regulate/self-calm,
and it’s impacting on their daily
functioning, ongoing for several days.
Serious concerns may look
- Student extremely heightened, for example
agitated, nauseous, suddenly withdrawn, and in general displaying behaviours
unusual for the child.
- A student who is verbally indicating they’re
unable to cope.
- A student ‘asking’ for mental health help.
(Not currently linked in with an external psychologist, psychiatrist).
from your child’s
teacher Support for Children, Adolescents and Families document when:
Your child becomes upset
There is frustration at home
Your child is feeling somewhat anxious
Your child is misbehaving to the point where it
is causing family stress
Your child needs skills and strategies to
self-calm, and regulate
contact your Guidance Officer via e-mail, or direct phone line to discuss
strategies and further support.
Tel. 5439 4340
Guidance Officer for Prep, Year 3, Year 5, Year 6 and Years 9, 11 , 12
Tel. 5490 2679
Guidance Officer for Year 1, Year 2, Year 4 and Years 7, 18 , 10