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Guidance Officers

 

​Our Guidance Officer works closely with students and their families, teachers, non-teaching professionals and in some instances outside community support agencies and departmental agencies.

They do this in order to provide a wide range of support to students.

A Guidance Officer's responsibilities include:

  • working directly with students and teachers, support personnel, family and other specialists/professionals
  • providing guidance and brief counselling services to students
  • performing case management and referral services to optimise students' access and engagement in education
  • observational and psychoeducational assessments to inform student learning.
  • preparing and implementing professional and personal skill development programs for the school community
  • working collaboratively with other school-based support personnel to assess and address the needs of students
  • planning or assisting in planning support programs that can help students achieve positive outcomes
  • identifying factors that can be barriers to the learning and development of students
  • supporting the personal and social development of students.