Student Wellbeing at Leongatha Secondary College is a whole-school approach.

Parents, carers, staff and students are encouraged to seek assistance from the Wellbeing team via Compass,  wellbeing@leonsec.vic.edu.au or 03 5667 2200.

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Sandra Challis

Mental Health Practitioner (MHP)
Tues, Thurs and every second Wed

via wellbeing@leonsec.vic.edu.au

 

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School Nurse and Wellbeing Support
Mon, Wed-Fri

rcooke@leonsec.vic.edu.au

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Student Wellbeing Counsellor
Mon-Wed

casling@leonsec.vic.edu.au

The Wellbeing team, in conjunction with all LSC staff, provide health and wellbeing support to all students.

Wellbeing support includes:

  • Communication and collaboration with students, parents, teachers, and principal class to support positive outcomes
  • Short term counselling support
  • Risk assessment to determine if additional support is required - including safety plans.
  • Referrals to community support services, such as mental health professionals, family services and allied health services
  • Incident reporting

The Youth Access Clinic (see below) is open every Tues afternoon from 12.30-4pm.

Programs at LSC

Nationally recognised days and events

The Wellbeing team also work with students, staff, and the broader community to promote nationally recognised days and events such as:

  • R U OK Day
  • Mental Health Week
  • IDAHOBIT day
  • Bullying No Way Day
  • Dolly’s Dream

Resources

For parents

Parentline

13 22 89

​​Parentline  is a phone service for parents and carers of children from birth to 18 years old. Confidential and anonymous counselling and support on parenting issues.

For students