Family School Liaison Worker

Family School Liaison Worker

The FSLW provides support and counselling for the students and families at Winfield Elementary School.

Common concerns that can be referred to the FSL program are:

* developing coping strategies for strong emotions, such as anger, frustration, and anxiety

* self-esteem, confidence building

* new to school

* friendship/peer relationship challenges

* bullying

* separation/divorce

* grief

* family concerns

* just be "someone to talk to about life's challenges and experiences"

Services may be accessed through one-on-one counselling/support groups and a variety of programs.

Programs that may be available based on identification of need are:

* Leadership

* Girls Circle

* Boys Council

* Rainbows - Support group for children who are experiencing grief/loss

* Friendship Club