The Austin School
A Department of Education school for young people who are patients of Austin Health, including the Austin Hospital and Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Hospital..
The Child InPatient Program at the Austin School provides a specialised educational program for children who are inpatients of the Statewide Child Inpatient Mental Health Service. Students are aged between 5 and 12 and attend a daily program at the school.
The Adolescent InPatient Program provides an educational program for young people who are inpatients of the Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Service. Students are aged between 13 and 18 years and attend a daily program at the school.
The Austin Hospital School provides an educational program for students admitted to the Austin Hospital Paediatric Ward. Enrolled students attend a daily program in the classroom located on Ward 2 West.
The LEAP Program is a group, activity based and part-time (3 days per week) program for 13-14 year olds that aims to re-engage students in a positive learning environment by providing an academic, social skills and activity based program.
The REV Program is a group, activity based and part-time (3 days per week) program for 15-17 year olds that aims to re-engage students in a positive learning environment. The program focusses on enhancing interpersonal skill development, promotion of personal skills and development of baseline workplace skills.
The Social Education Program is for primary aged students who are experiencing social, emotional and / or behavioural difficulties at their enrolled school. Students develop emotional literacy skills, calming and self-regulation strategies and practice positive social interaction skills.
The Social Skills Program is a primary educational program for outpatients of CAMHS. Students are aged from 5 – 12yrs and attend the program for two hours per week for one term.
To support the transition of our students post enrollment at Austin School we have created some art packs. Students from Austin School have helped identify what resources would be great to help them continue their recovery and engagement as they transition back to full-time education post Austin School.