Social Worker & Chaplaincy Worker

The Social Worker & Chaplaincy Worker assist children & families in the St John Paul II Catholic Primary school community with issues that may impact on a child’s learning or overall functioning.

They can help identify, assess and resolve the social and emotional difficulties that can interfere with school life and help children gain the most from their educational opportunities. They can also help parents to strengthen their parenting skills and cope with life’s challenges.

As well as working with individual children our Social Worker & Chaplaincy Worker coordinate programs which including:

  • Massage in School Program – a multi-sensory peer massage program that fosters positive relationships between students.
  • Transition to high school – a program for year 6 students which assists them to prepare for high school.
  • Sensory integration program – offers students the opportunity to address their sensory needs via exercise activities, relaxation and massage.

For more information regarding these services please contact the School Office.