HOSPITAL SCHOOL SERVICES • Paediatric Rehabilitation Spinal Liaison Program NORTH METROPOLITAN CAMHS IN • Psychological Medicine Acute Community SCHOOLS PROGRAM Hospital School Services (HSS) provides Intervention Team (ACIT) educational support for students whose • Psychological Medicine Consultation Liaison A service is currently being developed for students who physical or mental health prevents them from Service experience severe difficulties accessing learning and • Psychological Medicine Eating Disorders Program maintaining peer relationships. Students are likely to have successfully participating in their own school • Rheumatology Liaison Program difficulty transitioning from primary to secondary school. programs. Support is available to both public OTHER HOSPITALS and private school students through direct Students access these programs through HSS has service protocols with: teaching, liaison and teaching in the home admission to PMH. Fremantle Hospital setting. Royal Perth Hospital- Wellington Street Campus Access to the following Hospital School Hospital School Services together with The HSS can also provide educational support for eligible Services programs is made through Centre for Inclusive Schooling, Vision patients in other Western Australian hospitals. referral from Department of Health (DoH): Education Service and the Western Australian External referrals can be made through HSS Institute for Deaf Education, form Statewide administration. Specialist Services. CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (CAMHS) EDUCATION ROYAL PERTH HOSPITAL (RPH) PROGRAM LIAISON PROGRAM SHENTON PARK CAMPUS CHILD ADOLESCENT This team aims to enhance communication between Provides educational services for students with acquired HEALTH SERVICES (CAHS) CAMHS, District Education Offices (DEO) and schools. brain injury, spinal injury or orthopaedic problems. Consultancy is provided for CAMHS clinicians on Curriculum, vocational education training and transition PRINCESS MARGARET HOSPITAL (PMH) educational matters and liaison is conducted between services are provided for these school and post-school CAMHS, DEO and schools. The liaison teachers are aged students with support from Central TAFE. WARD AND LIAISON PROGRAMS based in every North Metropolitan Area Health Service Ward programs service selected wards daily, providing (NMAHS) and South Metropolitan Area Health Service specialist educational support for primary and secondary (SMAHS) CAMHS. students. Specialist secondary teachers are on staff and others are accessed as needed. Strong partnerships are FAMILY PATHWAYS PROGRAM built with students, parents, enrolled school, medical staff, and health professionals. Provides educational services for primary aged students who experience severe emotional, social and/ HSS teachers facilitate the transition and ongoing or behavioural problems. A variety of day and participation of students in their own schools. Support is community services currently exists. Eligible students also provided through the following liaison programs: attend the HSS Family Pathways schoolroom during normal school hours. Connections are maintained • Child, Adolescent Epilepsy Program with enrolled schools. • Diabetes Liaison Program • Paediatric & Adolescent Medicine Program (Primary & Secondary) • Paediatric Rehabilitation Acquired Brain Injury Program STATEWIDE CLINICAL SERVICES ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (SCSEP) A teacher and education assistant are available to support CAMHS. DEOs and schools in country regions with students experiencing mental health problems. Referrals: A collaborative procedure between DEOs, schools and CAMHS. WEST AUSTRALIAN YOUTH BENTLEY ADOLESCENT UNIT (BAU) AND Centre for Inclusive Schooling TRANSITION UNIT PROGRAM STATEWIDE SPECIALIST SERVICE Provides a comprehensive academic, life skills, social skills, personal development and stress management program for eligible students. Adolescents with severe mental health problems are the Transition Unit’s target HOSPI AL SCHOOL S E RV I C E S population. Links are forged with enrolled schools, DEO and external agencies. The program services in-patients and day-patients. Statewide Specialist Services WEST AUSTRALIAN YOUTH FAMILIES AT Hospital School Services WORK (FAW) PROGRAM The WA Institute for Deaf Education Provides a residential program for students aged 7 to Vision Education Service 13 with social, emotional or behavioural problems. Centre for inclusive Schooling Admissions are generally for one term with an additional term follow up as an outpatient. During an initial period of assessment students are schooled in a classroom on the Bentley Health Service site. The HSS teacher liaises with schools and assists with transition of students through a trial in a local school or with the CONTACT enrolled school. HOSPITAL SCHOOL HOSPI AL SERVICES TEACHING IN THE HOME PROGRAM SCHOOL STATEWIDE S E RV I C E S HSS teachers provide in-home educational support to SPECIALIST SERVICE primary and secondary school students in the HOSPI AL SCHOOL metropolitan area who cannot attend school for Hospital School Services S E RV I C E S STATEWIDE medical reasons. The program supports students likely Principal & General Enquiries SPECIALIST SERVICE to be absent from school for more than ten days who Telephone: 9340 8529 have a medical certificate. Consultation with medical Facsimile: 9382 2140 practitioners is an integral part of this service. Further Email: email@example.com information and forms are available on the HSS Web: www.hospitalschoolservices.wa.edu.au website.