Mount Erin College Wellbeing Team

At Mount Erin College we take a proactive and positive approach to supporting the wellbeing of our students. We acknowledge that everyone has a role to play in supporting the wellbeing of the community, the school and themselves. Within the team there are services provided in each tier to support the social, emotional development and general wellbeing of the student body. The team provide whole of school interventions and events, short term small group programs, time limited individual therapeutic support, case management, crisis response and secondary consultation.

Each member of the team brings with them a wealth of knowledge and experience in areas such as mental health, wellbeing, health promotion and crisis intervention. With the diverse range of skills and experiences brought together, the team strives to ensure each student is linked with the team member best suited to providing the support the student requires.

Our goal is to get the right wellbeing service to the right student(s) at the right time.

Wellbeing services at Tier 1

–          Lunch time activities

–          Material aid (food & uniform)

–          Celebration days (RUOK, Wear it Purple Day, Harmony Day, IDAHOBIT etc)

–          Co-delivering wellbeing related curriculum content with teachers

Wellbeing services Tier 2

–          Short term proactive or therapeutic groups (ie targeting anxiety, depression, stress, social skills)

–          Strengths based mentoring 

–          Time limited individual counselling and therapeutic intervention for students experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns including:

  • Mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem
  • Family issues 
  • Peer and social issues 
  • School related issues such as transition, motivation and organisation
  • Stress management
  • Anger management
  • Drug and alcohol issues
  • Health and general wellbeing: sleep hygiene, healthy lifestyles

Wellbeing services at Tier 3

–          Key contact case management for students experiencing ongoing, complex or severe difficulties linked with external professionals

–          Crisis response for students experiencing significant thoughts of harm to self or others.

–          Secondary consultation to teaching staff on student wellbeing matters

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