School Community Mental Health Nurses:
Access to the School Community Mental Health Nurse is possible when a student has a mental health diagnosis and is under the care of a psychiatrist. Students that are supported by the School Community Mental Health Nurses have a mental health condition that has a severe impact on learning, social interactions or both within the school environment.
The School Community Mental Health Nurses provide the following supports:
- Consultation with school staff
- Support to parents
- Liaison between school, parents and psychiatrist
- Medication management
- Attend psychiatric appointments with families when appropriate
- Report observations from school environment to psychiatrist.
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