Pastoral Care programs are provided by Homeroom Teachers to support students in their organization skills, discuss emergent issues and support personal and character development.
The Guidance Counsellor works closely with teachers, administrators and other support services to support the social, emotional and academic needs of students. The Counsellor works at a variety of levels supporting teachers in the classrooms with social and behavioral issues and through the provision of preventative programs as well as regular parent workshops. The goal of counselling services across the school is to promote personal well-being, healthy relationships and the successful balance of academic, extracurricular and community involvement for SWA students.
The Counsellor helps to support students as they make the transition from Early Childhood to Elementary School and Middle School to High School.
The College Counsellor assists students and their families with planning for College and University. This includes career planning, college/university selection and applications, work-experience, mentoring and life experience workshops.