My role within the Wellbeing Team is to support Faithfull Campus students in Year 7 to Year 12.
I work together with students and their families to address any events and issues that affect health, wellbeing and school life.
When appropriate I refer to other professional services for additional support and advice.
I am an accredited Youth Mental Health First Aider and an Instructor of the Teen Mental Health First Aid Course.
My passions are promoting diversity and inclusion within the school community and working with the Benalla Live4Life Partnership to improve youth mental health and reduce youth suicide.
My role at the school is the Student Wellbeing Coordinator and Mental Health Practitioner. I am based at the Faithful Street Campus and support our students here. I support individual students, groups of students and support the school on whole school wellbeing and mental health programs.
Where appropriate I refer to external services for additional support and advice.
My passion is for all students to feel welcome and to get the most out of their schooling.
My position in the Student Wellbeing Team is designed to enhance the capacity of the Waller St Campus from Foundation through to Year 4, develop a positive school culture, support our students and the needs of our families. This can be done by providing support and information through referrals to outside agencies and small group work. I also provide individual support in areas of greif and loss, friendships, anger management, social skills and behavioural concerns.
My role in the Student Wellbeing team for the Avon & Clarke Street Campus is to support your child in various ways, for example, school attendance, uniforms, social skills, anxiety, friendships, anger management, grief and loss, separation, bullying, self-esteem, divorce etc.
I can also assist parents and carers with information, referrals and support.
Poppy’s role within the Student Wellbeing team is to support our students during the school day on all our school campuses.
Poppy may assist with students struggling with stress and anxiety, attendance, emotional regulation, behavior, and communication. Poppy’s presence in our school community aims to promote connectedness, engagement, improved attendance, and a positive welcoming culture for our school.
Poppy is a cheeky, affectionate, and cuddly girl, she loves exploring our school yards at recess and lunchtimes, listening to our students read, and napping in our campus cool rooms.