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Supporting families

Student Support Officer

The school has a Student Support Officer, Steve Lee, who has a background in social work and as an alcohol counselor. Steve provides an alternative approach to a School Counsellor being both a good listener and able to provide practical advice around a range of issues connected with growing up.  Students can see Steve, on a confidential basis, in his office opposite the school canteen.

Steve is particularly adept at helping students with issues that reach beyond school and works with families to connect them to local support services for mental health, alcohol, drug and relationship issues. Steve has a good knowledge of the local support network structures and can help families plan an approach to those serious issues to ensure that a student’s education remains a priority.

Parents or carers wishing to talk to Steve should contact him on 4731 6150.