Returning for the 2017-2018 school year, is counsellor, Ms. Sally Salituro. Ms. Salituro is here Monday, Wednesday and Friday, but she is always accessible through email or phone call should the need arise. firstname.lastname@example.org Students and parents are welcome to self refer and parents are encouraged to ask for information on various topics and/or support as needed. Teachers discuss concerns with parents if a signed referral is in order. The conversations and discussions are always confidental unless there is a threat of immediate harm. Ms. Salituro also works within classrooms to promote social responsibility, self regulation and mindfulness strategies.
Youtube video www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcaMsZrElnE What Makes a Child Easy to Parent by Dr. Gordon Neufeld is one resource you may wish to pursue. His book 'Hold onto Your Kids" is available through Amazon. A great read for anyone living and working with children.
Ms. Grace Gallaccio, our youth worker, is available each morning to help with any student who may need of support, attention or an adult friend to connect with. From friendship clubs, the daily breakfast programme, problem solving, developing positive relationships and helping parents to be the best they can be - that's Grace's mandate. The no fee drop in breakfast programme runs from 8:15-8:50 each morning.