The Wellington Wellbeing Centre is currently located in the middle of the College and incorporates offices to facilitate the work of:
The College Breakfast Club operates from the Wellbeing Centre every day of the week to support students with a healthy start to the day and the opportunity to network with other students and staff in a friendly atmosphere.
Students and families are able to access a number of services impacting on their wellbeing in one place. If we cannot provide the service needed, we will refer people to the appropriate agency.
The college enjoys partnerships with professional health services who consult with students onsite in the Wellbeing Centre. McKinley Medical Centre, in Police Road Mulgrave, provide a General Practitioner one afternoon a week to see students on an appointment basis. Engage 1 on 1 Psychology provides a psychologists two days a week to support students on an appointment basis also. Both services are bulk billed on the Medicare system and are effective, timely and convenient student supports that many families have utilised. Appointments can be arranged by contacting Ms Jessica Birrell at the College on 9547 6822.
Acting Director Student Services & Wellbeing
Director Student Services & Inclusion
Jared Bayly is a Social Worker employed full time by the College. He assists students and families with a wide range of issues, with a special focus on attendance support.
Mental Health Practitioner
The role of Mental Health Practitioner is new to schools, and we are pleased to welcome Shannon Pook to the team. Shannon will be assisting the team in developing and implementing positive mental health strategies and programs for the college community. She will work with consenting individual students and groups regarding mild to moderate mental health issues and will help engage further external support for more complex situations. Shannon will also assist staff to build their capacity to manage student health and wellbeing.