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Community Recovery Services team visit Bodalla Public School and St Bernards Primary School

Royal Far West's Community Recovery Services team visit Bodalla Public School and St Bernards Primary School

Four members of Royal Far West’s Community Recovery Services team visited Bodalla Public School & St Bernards Primary School 27 November – December 1, 2023 to deliver a range of supports:

Support for children:

  • 3 Birdie’s Tree interactive shared storybook reading and workshop were delivered across both schools to Year 1 & 2 classes.
  • 1 Seasons for Growth program reconnector session delivered at Bodalla Public School.
  • Children’s in-class workshop on the Kids Helpline (What is it? How can we use it?) to encourage help seeking behaviours at Bodalla Public School

Support for Educators:

  • Educator professional learning workshop on ‘What is Speech Pathology?, Developmental milestones, Reg Flags, and When to refer?’ was delivered and well received by both schools.
  • Two occupational therapy classroom observations for a Year 1 class and a Year 5 class at St Bernards Primary School to support teachers with implementing whole class regulation strategies.

Support for Parents:

  • Parent information drop-in session was offered to both schools on ‘How to talk with your children about the bushfires?’

 

Team Photos: Eleanor Psaila, Psychologist, Tamara Keough, Occupational Therapist, Emma da Roza, Speech Therapist & Jessica Shonk, Social Worker (Bodalla PS)

Tamara Keough, Occupational Therapist, Emma da Roza, Speech Therapist & Jessica Shonk, Social Worker & Eleanor Psaila, Psychologist (St Bernards Primary School)

 

Learn more about the Community Recovery Services here

The Bushfire Recovery Program is part of Royal Far West’s Community Recovery program, funded by Australian Government and New South Wales Government grants.