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Primary guidance officer

 

Areas of Guidance Support include educational counselling, disability support, program placement and external agency referral and liaison.

Educational counselling focus:

  • Goal setting
  • Cognitive/RBT therapy/Glasser
  • Bullying
  • Study skills and time management
  • Social skills and self esteem
  • Conflict resolution (and anger)
  • Stress management
  • Developing positive relationships
  • Trauma/grief
  • Interpersonal problems
  • Critical incident support

 Disability Support:

  • Psycho-educational assessment and intervention (for II and SLI)
  • Counselling and advice
  • Behaviour assessment (Conners)
  • Education Adjustment Program processes and verification
  • ADHD, ASD, ODD (advice and management)
  • Reports and data to medical specialists
  • Curriculum modifications advice and management

 Program Placement:

  • Enrolment policy
  • Prep enrolment (delayed and early entry processes)
  • Special school placement
  • Variation to school age entry
  • Year level retention and acceleration

 Programs:

  • Educational Support Plans for students in care
  • Bullying programs
  • Rock and water
  • Social skills and self esteem
  • Time management and study skills ​