The Brookside and ECC nurses provide services beneficial to your child’s health and safety. The ECC nurse is available between the hours of 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM each day. The Brookside nurse is available during school hours for health services as well as health education. Having multifaceted roles, the nurses are responsible for promoting the health and safety of the children, the staff and the school environment. More specifically related to your children, the nurses are available to provide health care intervention or teaching as needed, initial care to ill children, treatment for injuries, and medication administration. They are also responsible for assuring compliance with the various state regulations regarding health.
The nurses work closely with parents and classroom teachers. The child’s total well-being is important, and parents are encouraged to consider the nurses as an available resource.
As part of a comprehensive personal and academic support system, the School provides counseling services for all students. Counselors and nurses provide assistance and guidance in a private or confidential manner to students with academic, social and personal issues.
Brookside School retains a school counselor who is available to support students, faculty and parents. When necessary the school counselor, in collaboration with school staff may make outside referrals for purposes of further assessment and/or professional treatment.