School chaplains are in the prevention and rescue business. They’re helping students find a better way to deal with issues ranging from family breakdown and loneliness to drug abuse, stress and anxiety.
They provide a listening ear and a caring presence for kids in crisis… and those who just need a friend. All have a passion to improve the lives of young people.
- are active in promoting student wellbeing, particularly through the provision of pastoral care.
- encourage reflection about the spiritual dimensions of life.
- have an educative role in the areas of beliefs, values, morals, ethics and religion.
- work as part of the school support team to facilitate connection into the school network and wider community of students who are suffering from bereavement, family breakdown or other crisis and loss situations.