Glen Waverley Secondary College has a student wellbeing team comprising of a Wellbeing Coordinator and two Student Wellbeing officers. The wellbeing team are available to all students and families, and work closely with sub-schools to support the wellbeing of Glen Waverley students. Information shared between students and the wellbeing team is confidential unless the content of the conversation is regarded as high risk, and needs to be shared in order to provide support. The Wellbeing team consists of three key staff members:
The team operate 8am-4pm Monday-Friday. Outside of hours students and parents should contact local support organisations.
The student Wellbeing team commit to Promoting reliance and positive wellbeing to enhance sustainable engagement with learning. They do this by working with Goal oriented focus using a strength based framework. Support offered:
- One on one counselling
- Small group based work
- Personal development for staff
- Mentoring programs- Peer support
- Whole school approach programs such as Safe Schools, Respectful Relationships, Living and Learning Program
Information provided to the Student Wellbeing Team will be kept confidential unless it is deemed necessary to disclose information due to significant concerns for someone’s safety or under mandatory reporting obligations. If necessary, information may be shared with principals, director of students, house leaders, parents or external services. Students may also be recommended to receive ongoing, directed and specialist support from external agencies. PSYCHOLOGIST SERVICE
Glen Waverley Secondary College is able to provide onsite psychological services through both an onsite private psychologist or by their Student Support Officer provided by the Department of Education. Alternatively students can be linked in with local external services.