The school contact person should assist the student to engage with the process of further EMHSS appointments and actions as required.
The school contact person should also be available for feedback at the completion of the appointment, or at another time, so that the headspace clinician can provide feedback about the appointment and further appointments if appropriate.
Will headspace share information with the school?
Conversations between headspace and the student will be confidential and not shared with others (including the wellbeing team at the school) unless:
- it is with the consent of the student (if they are a mature minor), or their parents/carers (if the young person is not a mature minor); or
- the disclosure is otherwise permitted or required by
The following are examples of when headspace may share information with the wellbeing team at the school:
- The student consents to the
- The disclosure is necessary to prevent a serious threat to public health, safety or welfare – for example, the student has an infectious disease and the disclosure is necessary to limit or prevent the impact that this may have on others in the school community.
- The disclosure is necessary to lessen or prevent a serious and imminent threat to any person’s health, safety or welfare, such as:
- The student is at imminent risk of harming themselves; or
- The student is at imminent risk of harming others.