We aim to provide a safe, approachable, confidential service which is available to support students, staff and families in the Roncalli College community.
Me Mahi Tahi Tatou Mo Te Oranga O Te Katoa.
We work together for the wellbeing of everyone.
Welcome to the Roncalli College Wellbeing Centre!
Phone: 688 6003 extension 823
Reasons students may access the Wellbeing Centre
The Wellbeing team have created a website to support students and their families with their wellbeing needs -
Students are able to access period products for free at Roncalli College.
Pads and tampons are available at various locations around the College and students can take what they need as they please.
If any students would like to order a carton of products (approx 12 boxes/packets) they can email email@example.com. This would be an option for those who wish to get enough product to last them for 6-12 months.
We ask that students are respectful of the products and other people's needs.
The Wellbeing centre is located downstairs in McAuley Block.
It consists of an office space which is suitable for counselling sessions and an adjoining meeting room which is ideal for meetings and small group workshops.
Ellen Walsh - Director of Student Well Being firstname.lastname@example.org
First port of call/triage/initial contact for students requiring support.
Ashley Shaw - Counsellor email@example.com
Ashley is available Monday to Thursday 9am - 1pm
Ginny Cabreana - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ginny is available on Fridays
Donna Kelly - Public Health Nurse email@example.com / 027 684 0009
Donna runs a free, confidential health clinic in the meeting room each Tuesday at lunchtime 1.00-1.40pm. Miss Walsh can make an appointment for you.
At times outside agencies may also work with students in the Roncalli College Wellbeing Centre.
Students can ‘drop in’ to the Wellbeing Centre but most appointments are made via email and set up on Google Calendar. Students can also receive a physical appointment card if they wish. The card states the date and time of the appointment and who it is to be with. Students will also receive an email confirmation of their appointment.
If there is no one in the Wellbeing Centre when a student wishes to make an appointment they can do so through the College Office.
Students usually come for a whole period and don't need to come or go from class. Students are marked appropriately on the attendance roll by the Wellbeing Team for their appointment.
A confidentiality form to be signed by both the counsellor and the student to outline the counselling relationship and highlights the vulnerable children's act (disclosure of abuse). All files and records are private and stored in a locked cabinet. These remain on file until the student leaves school. Written records may only be accessed by approved staff. They may be shared with other College staff and families only with the permission of the student.
The only time confidentiality is broken is in the following instance: