Student Wellbeing

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:

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Student Wellbeing Coordinators - Responsible for case management, liaising with external services, managing Out of Home Care students, contributing to focus days and organising wellbeing programs. Student Wellbeing Coordinators are available Monday-Friday

Secondary School Nurse (SSN) – 

  • Key role of the SSN is to support Health Promotion & Primary Prevention in Secondary Schools

  • Diverse ways in which the SSN can provide Health Promotion & Primary Prevention

    • Collaborative teaching

    • Targeted or small group work

    • Curriculum development

  • SSN is also an integral member of the School wellbeing team. Referrals can be made to the SSN for an individual health consultation with a focus on referring out to external agencies to provide targeted support.

 

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:

 

Breakfast Club

Transition Programs

Taking Care of Me - Year 9 Health Awareness

My Passport

Social Safety and Digital Citizenship

Focus Days

Live4Life

 

The Wellbeing team are also available to work with students who may be experiencing difficulties in the following areas:

Family Relationships

Study techniques and time management

Self-Care - Relaxation, stress management, sleep, hygiene, nutrition and mindfulness

Personal health

Building positive self-esteem and self-confidence

Peer relationships

Mental Health

Bullying

 

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

Private Psychologists

Primary Mental Health – GV Health

Police Community Liaison Officer

Family Care

Student Support Services

Koori Education Support Officers

Navigator Program

Headspace

Uniting Care – Kildonan

Moira Shire Council

Community House

eSafety Commissioner

Villa Maria

STUDENT SUPPORT

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