Student Wellbeing2018-02-04T18:10:25+00:00

Student Wellbeing

Our school is privileged to have a team of health and wellbeing specialists who are available for students and their families who need help and support.

Our Wellbeing Team have expertise across a number of areas, yet work as one unit to provide a complete service to the students and families of our College.

The team comprises:

  • Psychologist

  • Speech Therapist

  • Social Workers

  • Chaplain

  • Program for Disability coordinator

Also attached to the College are a range of health and allied health specialists from Monash Health and other providers including:

  • Paediatrician

  • Paediatric Fellow

  • GP

  • Occupational Therapist

  • Speech Therapist

  • Exercise Physiologist

  • Psychologist

  • Physiotherapist

  • Family Support worker

If students have a developmental problem or require extra services, we refer them to the appropriate health or family specialist.

This is part of our wrap-around approach to service delivery. We make sure problems are identified early so that students and their families can quickly get expert help.

Chaplain

Doveton College also has the services of a Chaplain through the National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program. The College’s Chaplain:

  • Helps our counsellors and wellbeing staff in the delivery of student welfare services.

  • Provides our students, their families and staff with support and or appropriate referrals, in difficult situations such as during times of grief or when students are facing personal or emotional challenges.

  • Supports students to explore values and ethical matters or refers students to, or finds appropriate services, to meet these needs.

  • Facilitates access to support agencies in the community.

  • Supports students and staff to create an environment which promotes the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development and wellbeing of all students.