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Ms Lauren Bourke

Psychologist: Policy and Technology Support

Email: lbourke@ceosale.catholic.edu.au
Phone: (03) 5622 6651

Bachelor Music/Bachelor Arts;   Post Graduate Diploma of Psychology;  Masters of Educational and Developmental Psychology; Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with Children and Adolescents;  Positive Partnerships (Facilitator) 

Professional Affiliations: Registered Psychologist AHRPA  

Lauren started her psychology career working for DEECD working closely with schools to support the needs of students, assessing, consulting and providing professional learning where appropriate. Whilst she was there she was involved in a number of projects including School-wide Positive Behaviour Support and Positive Partnerships Autism Training. Lauren joined the Catholic Education Office, Student Services Team in 2012 where she supports both primary and secondary schools across the diocese. 

Lauren's areas of responsibility across primary and secondary schools include the following:

  • Work in partnership with school staff and /or parents to support the educational, developmental and/or individual needs of students
  • Develop and support implementation of whole school practices that aim to improve academic, behavioural, emotional, psychological and social outcomes for students
  • Develop, implement and evaluate interventions (group or individual) that address students' cognitive, social-emotional and behavioural needs
  • Provide and/or support response and recovery strategies when working with school community members following a critical incident
  • Provide input into school and CEOSale strategic directions, policies and guidelines that relate to student academic, behavioural, emotional, psychological and social outcomes for students
  • Develop and facilitate relevant, high quality professional learning opportunities that optimise the academic, behavioural, psychological and social outcomes for students