Parenting Ideas

A website raisingchildren.net.au is sponsored by the Australian Government and describes itself as "the complete Australian parenting resource from newborns to teens" and provides information as diverse as 'Parenting in Pictures' - step-by-step skills for baby care, to Cybercitizens - being responsible on-line for teenagers. It is a useful resource for parents.

Student Wellbeing Team

As the Student Wellbeing Leaders at MBHS we are working together as a team of 3. Our role is to provide a safe and supportive environment for all students. We are here to positively influence and support all students and staff with their individual wellbeing.

We are available at various times throughout the day (when we are not teaching) to support students with personal wellbeing needs. These needs may include: support with learning, friendships, bullying and harassment, mental health support as well as providing a safe space for students when they are not feeling comfortable.

Where appropriate, all student wellbeing leaders are able to make referrals to outside agencies to provide ongoing support for students and families.


Areas of Counselling include: 

Interagency Coordination
Work with and coordinate services and Agencies for students Agencies
- CAMHS
- Centacare
- Disability SA
- Reconnect 
- Workskil 
- Local Council
- Families SA 
- Community Bridging Services 
- Employment Options DECS
- Murraylands Headspace Bridge Clinic
- Murray Mallee Community Health Carers SA 

Career Counselling
- Career counselling, particularly around tertiary education
- Satac University and TAFE entry

Enrolments

Student Immunisations

Harassment / Restorative Justice 

- Assist with Harassment seminars at the beginning of each year
- Work with Restorative Justice practices within the Harassment Policy and with other issues as they arise

Attendance 
- Monitor and supervise exemptions

Program Implementation
- Student Well being
- Safe Schools program
- Mental health programs
- Domestic violence programs
- Alternate programs 
- Girls at Risk programs
- Anger management programs 
- Individual case management of students at Risk
- Drug Strategy Implementation
- Policy review and development
- Child Protection Curriculum

Student Wellbeing Leader

Helen Partridge

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Student Counsellor

Isaac McEvoy

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Student Counsellor

Chris Braun

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Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stressful situations, and we all feel anxious sometimes
– it might be about exam results, a job interview or talking in front of a group of people.

For more information please visit
https:///healthyfamilies.beyondblue.org.au/age-13/mental-health-conditions-in-young-people/anxiety

Use of Facebook by Students

 Insights_Facing_Facebook.pdf (398.19 KB)

DECD Pamphlet - Advice for parents/caregivers

Bullying & Harassment at schools

 DECD Pamphlet - Advice for parents & caregivers.doc (127.77 KB)

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