SUPPORT SERVICES

Paediatric Support Services

Mahogany Rise Primary School offers a unique Paediatric Support service whereby families have access to our Onsite Paediatrician and Occupational Therapist.

Operating in Partnership with Peninsula Health, our school provides FREE onsite Paediatric and Occupational Therapy Services every Tuesday.
Appointments are charged through Medicare and are therefore FREE for families.


The aim of thes school health  service is to promote physical, emotional and social wellbeing to children within a school setting.


This innovative program also provides remedial action and support for student's with health problems and services for students experiencing a range of developmental and behavioural problems including,
Developmental delays, including language delay and  motor skills
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Early Childhood developmental problems
Sleeping problems
Learning difficulties and school problems
Bowel and Bladder dysfunction



If you would like to make an appointment for your child, please feel free to contact Mrs Tonkin to discuss your concerns on 97893211



Psychologist

Mahogany Rise PS provides the services of 2 psychologists within the school setting.
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These psychologists offer professional help with a range of basic problems, such as making friends, to more complex issues of Mental Health, such as;
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Dealing with Bullying
Anxiety, fear, & phobias
Self harm
Depression
Anger management
Attention Deficit and hyperactivity
Grief and loss
Eating disorders
Autism
Social skills



Onpsych
This involves a Psychologist attending the school on Fridays.
Sessions are covered by Medicare
Parents arrange a referral through their GP.
GP referrals are given directly to Mrs Tonkin.

Psychologist
Our school psychologist attends the school on Thursday and Friday.
Referrals are made through Student Wellbeing (Mrs Tonkin)
This is a free service offered by the school.

If you feel that your child could benefit from the services of one of our highly trained psychologists, or require advice about your child, please feel free to contact the school and ask for Krys Tonkin our wellbeing coordinator.

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Peninsula Community Legal Service

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Mahogany Rise Primary School offers the unique service of an onsite Lawyer

In this program, a Community Lawyer attends the school every Wednesday morning to provide initial legal advice and information on most legal matters.

This is a free service offered to the MRPS community.
Ongoing casework assistance including court  representation is provided in line with the Centre's Advice and Casework Guidelines.
The service is strictly confidential.


If you would like more information or to make an appointment please contact Mrs Tonkin.