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Guidance Counsellor

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Woodridge State High School provides a guidance and counselling service for all students and their parents/guardians and teachers. The service is accessible on a range of different levels to ensure that students are equipped to balance a range of educational, personal, social and emotional issues they may encounter through their adolescent years.

Guidance services include:

Educational counselling/information

  • Assist students to select subjects and courses appropriate to their interests.
  • Help in developing successful and effective study skills.
  • Help students and parents/guardians to interpret school assessment and provide information on Tertiary entry (OP scores/QCS test, Tertiary Rank Selection) and the QCE.

Personal counselling (students and parents/guardians)

  • Help students successfully resolve personal concerns which may adversely affect progress at school and home.
  • Enhance students coping skills with worrying or stressful situations during their adolescent years.
  • Enhance parents coping skills.
  • Where necessary act as a liaison/referral person to community agencies and/or specialist organisations (Department of Children's Services).

Career counselling

  • Help students obtain accurate, up-to-date information on careers, courses, school-based traineeships and apprenticeships, TAFE courses and private training organisations.
  • Tertiary pathways – Universities, Private Colleges.

How to make an appointment

We have3 Guidance Officers who work in the school. Students can self refer by making an appointment through the school office.

Parents/guardians can make an appointment in person through the reception desk or by phoning the school on (07) 3290 7222.

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Last reviewed 20 August 2019
Last updated 20 August 2019