Student Support Services is a team who works together with students, parents and staff for the health and well-being of students, enabling them to have healthy, happy and productive lives. To this end, Mango Hill State Secondary College has established networks of support personnel who provide different levels of support for the individual needs of students. The Student Support Services staff are committed to helping students make the most of their experience at school.
The Student Support Services team can supports student in the following ways:
- Assist students with learning and study plans
- Help student to manage their behaviour
- Provide career education, guidance and planning
- Provide personal support
- Facilitate mediation
- Liaise with other support agencies and make referrals where applicable
Specialist support within the school exists in the form of:
The Guidance Officers provide information, on educational, personal and vocational issues. In addition to support and counselling the Guidance Officer also provides psycho educational assessment, feedback and recommendations to actively help students and their families or carers. An appointment can be made at the office or by ringing the school office.
School Based Youth Heath Nurse
The School Based Youth Health Nurse works collaboratively and in partnership with the school as part of the school support team to promote health and well-being for the young person and the whole school community.
The Youth Health Nurse provides a confidential, accessible, appropriate health service for students, teachers and parents. They may be referred as issues have been identified by HOD/Admin or self-refer re issues that impact their health and well-being i.e. relationships, feeling unhappy or stressed, healthy skin, sexual health, personal and family conflict, smoking and alcohol problems, growth and development and mental health.