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The promotion of wellbeing occurs in safe relationships where our strengths are celebrated, our potential is encouraged and our voices are heard. Then, and only then, can our brains be open to expanding our cognitive capacities for learning and thriving throughout our lives. - salutegenetics.com.au

Wellbeing Hub

Where

The Wellbeing team is located in the Resource Centre.

Who

The Wellbeing team comprises:

  • Student Wellbeing Coordinator and Program of Students with Disability Coordinator – Carmel Nielsen
  • Youth Worker – Clark Michell
  • Mental Health Practitioners – Elaine Wong and Julie Sinclair
  • GP in School – Dr Balivinder Khaira
  • Practice Nurse – Carol Preston
  • Learning Support Officers – Joe D’Andrea, Marie Foca Cunha, Anita Dhawan, Ally Paleologoudias, Halima Malaakh, Chloe Fraser and Zenash Asfaw
  • Community Engagement Officer – Zeituna Hussein

What we offer

Students can access short term counselling with the Wellbeing team. The team consult with families, leadership and external agencies to offer the best wellbeing outcomes for students. The team also support students with mental health and learning differences and complex needs.

The team provide parent and carer resources including:

  • current mental health information sessions for parents and carers
  • evidence-based mental health resources
  • SchoolTV
  • Parent Guides.

SchoolTV

Today parents face a multitude of modern day challenges in raising happy, well and resilient young people. While there is a great deal of information available, this can often be confusing and overwhelming for parents looking for guidance. SchoolTV addresses this as a new online resource designed to empower you as parents with credible and sound information with realistic, practical ongoing support strategies.

Parenting Resources

To support our school community during this time, resources and support are available for parents, carers and families. These resources will help to support the mental health and wellbeing of our students and the young people in our care. Read more about the resources for our school community

What is Positive Psychology

“Positive psychology is the scientific study of what makes life most worth living” (Peterson, 2008).

Positive Psychology is an approach to wellbeing based on the scientific study of developing people’s strengths to promote positive wellbeing and support students to flourish and thrive.

Positive Psychology is based on the key elements of:

  • engagement
  • relationships
  • meaning
  • accomplishment
  • sleep
  • nutrition
  • live optimistically
  • physical activity
  • position emotion.

Wellbeing Team

Student Wellbeing Coordinator and Program of Students with Disability Coordinator – Carmel Nielsen

Youth Worker – Clark Michell

Mental Health Practitioners – Elaine Wong and Julianne Sinclair

GP in School – Dr Balivinder Khaira

Practice Nurse – Carole Preston

Learning Support Officers – Joe D’Andrea, Marie Foca Cunha, Anita Dhawan, Ally Paleologoudias, Halima Malaakh, Chloe Fraser and Zenash Asfaw

SchoolTV

Today parents face a multitude of modern day challenges in raising happy, well and resilient young people. While there is a great deal of information available, this can often be confusing and overwhelming for parents looking for guidance. SchoolTV addresses this as a new online resource designed to empower you as parents with credible and sound information with realistic, practical ongoing support strategies.

Parent Resources

To support our school community, resources and support are available for parents, carers and families.

Read more

Community School Since 1858

Mount Alexander College is located where Flemington National School was established in 1858. The school, which has undergone many changes, has always served the community.

Contact Us

Email: mount.alexander.712@education.vic.gov.au
Phone: 0393761622
Fax: 0393765232
Address: 167–175 Mount Alexander Road Flemington VIC 3031
Provider No.: 00861K

Mount Alexander College is accredited under the Department of Education and Training’s CRICOS registration (CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education and Training, 00861K). For further information refer to www.study.vic.gov.au.

Mount Alexander College acknowledges the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations, the Traditional Owners of the land on whose unceded lands the school stands, and pay our respects to their Elders, past and present.