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..

CIP

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.

AIP

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.

PWP

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.

LEAP

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.

REV

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.

SEP

The Social Education Program is for primary agend students who are experiencing social, emotional and / or behavioural difficulties at their enrolled school. Students learn and practise appropriate social skills, develop self-esteem and confidence and experience success in academic and social activities.

Social 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.