Services provided by St. Monica School for its students and staff:
The CSSS works in partnership with the school for all health-related concerns. Representatives from the CSSS regularly take part in orientation sessions for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students.
Social services provided by the Cavendish Health and Social Services Centre (CSSS):
The school nurse is available to provide consultation, screening, prevention, vaccinations, referral and health/vaccination records for students.
The dental hygienist provides information, consultation and prevention information pertaining to dental care and hygiene for students.
A social worker is assigned to the school on a part-time basis. The role of the social worker is particularly important in the area of family intervention or counselling.
Professional services provided by the English Montreal School Board for students and families:
A speech and language pathologist is available to evaluate, diagnose and treat students with a variety of problems including articulation language delays, learning disabilities, stuttering, and speech disorders.
A child psychologist is assigned to the school on a 1 day per week basis. His/her principle task is to facilitate the adaptive and developmental functions of the child within the school context and beyond.
The spiritual community animator develops and implements programs or activities of a community, humanitarian, spiritual and religious nature. He or She also provides information and guidance to staff, parents, and students with respect to religious beliefs and needs in terms of spiritual life and community involvement.
The occupational therapist works with parents and/or caregivers and others to assess if a student has difficulties with practical and social skills and recommends appropriate strategies in order to maximise the student's potential when carrying out activities of daily living.