School Based Youth Health Nurse provides:
Confidential individual health consultations which include the provision of advice and health information; referring to other services where appropriate
Assisting with delivery of health-related curriculum; including Puberty, Sexual Education and Health promotion activities
A service that is appropriate, flexible, adaptable to meet the changing and complex needs of young people, their families and the school community
Advocating health promotion for young people to support positive health outcomes
Health issues effecting young people (basic information giving; where to access further information); including relevant information regarding; sexual and reproductive health, alcohol and other drugs, tobacco and smoking cessation, mental health including resilience building, managing stress, suicide and self-harm, eating disorders, growth and physical development.
Facilitating and delivering Love Bites; a respectful relationship program for year 10 students in all tableland schools, helping raise awareness of domestic and relationship violence in young people.
Facilitate and liaise with State School Registered Nursing service to assist with developing individual health plans for all students with medical conditions.
Our School Nurse likes to be called CJ. Referrals can be made by staff, parents or self-refer. Students can also drop in to Well-being Hub or email CJ at firstname.lastname@example.org for appointments.