Bev Bonython, Student Counsellor
I have been a Student Counsellor at Oakbank Area School since 2011 and have also taught English, PLP, Community Studies and Research Project. I currently manage the Ikeda Exchange Program, Chaplaincy Programs, Student Mentoring and also lunchtime Drama and Music Clubs. I have always had involvement in area-wide networking and professional development, have held student counselling positions at seven diversely different schools. I have lectured and tutored in School Counselling for four years at the tertiary level and have additional training in Child Protection, Mental Health First Aid, S.M.A.R.T. and Positive Education. I have built a broad base of networks, resources and referrals and work closely with local agencies and mental health professionals.