All staff at Cobram Secondary College possess the skills and knowledge to assist students to achieve their personal best. Student health and wellbeing is a key feature of teachers’ roles, it provides opportunities for students to be acknowledged for their efforts and develop a positive self-image.
In addition to the commitment by all staff at Cobram Secondary College we have a Wellbeing Team that is comprised of the following positions:
Student Wellbeing and Management - responsible for case management, liaising with external services, contributing to student Focus Days, organising wellbeing programs and coordinating the administration for the wellbeing team. Student Wellbeing and Management worker is available Monday – Friday.
Student Wellbeing Coordinator - responsible for case management, liaising with external services, managing Out of Home Care students and overseeing student involved in the Navigator Program. Student Wellbeing Coordinator is available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
School Nurse - responsible for health promotion activities, focus days, Safe Schools, Wellbeing Newsletter articles and individual support as needed. School Nurse available 2 days per week.
Integration Coordinator - responsible for the coordination of Integration Education support Staff, supporting PSD Funded students and their families, PSD applications and liaising with external services for our PSD Funded students or those going through the process for funding. Integration Coordinator available Monday – Friday.
At Cobram Secondary College we take a positive, proactive approach in the wellbeing of students at the college by implementing programs that work on building a student’s resilience and social skills. Some of the programs undertaken at the college are:
Taking Care of Me - Year 9 Health Awareness
Social Safety and Digital Citizenship
The Wellbeing team are also available to work with students who may be experiencing difficulties in the following areas:
Study techniques and time management
Self-Care - Relaxation, stress management, sleep, hygiene, nutrition and mindfulness
Building positive self-esteem and self-confidence
The Wellbeing team liaise with a number of key agencies within the Department of Education and the community to ensure students and families have access to further support. These include services such as:
GP’s and Local Health Services
Primary Mental Health – GV Health
Police Community Liaison Officer
Student Support Services
Koori Education Support Officers
Uniting Care – Kildonan
Moira Shire Council