Family School Enhancement Counsellors

Our Family School Enhancement Counsellors support the social, emotional and mental wellness of students and families within their home, school, and community through early intervention and prevention. Family School Enhancement Counsellors work alongside school counsellors. To find a school counsellor, please visit your school's website.

Family School Enhancement Counsellors meet with children, youth, parents, and families to go over issues affecting student success supporting them to look for options, develop strategies and find solutions. 

Services offered:

  • Provide support services to families and children facing social, emotional, and family challenges
  • Build skills with students in small groups
  • Promote effective communication within families and between parents and students
  • Assist families in navigating and finding information and resources, such as counselling services, income support, community programs, etc.
  • Promote preventative opportunities within the schools and community
  • Provide support in schools and in the home
  • Collaborate with community agencies
  • Organize family events and parent sessions
  • Enhance Catholic family values by building home, school, and parish

Please click here for a list of community resources for Red Deer and area.

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Our Family School Enhancement Counsellors

Cathy Swinston

Cathy Swinston

St. Teresa of Avila School, St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School, St. John Paul II Outreach School

Christine Fontaine

Christine Fontaine

St. Francis of Assisi Middle School and St. Elizabeth Seton School

Jennifer Hare

Jennifer Hare

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School

Julie Masson

École Camille J. Lerouge School & St. Teresa of Avila School

Kara Eggen

Kara Eggen

St. Matthew Catholic School and St. Dominic Catholic High School

Karen Wilson

Karen Wilson

St. Thomas Aquinas Middle School and Maryview School

Katherine Seymour

Katherine Seymour

Holy Family School, St. Martin de Porres School and Father Henri Voisin School

Lacey Barrett

Lacey Barrett

St. Gregory the Great Catholic School

Melissa Grant

Melissa Grant

École Mother Teresa School and École Our Lady of the Rosary School

Rozalyn Vickery

Rozalyn Vickery

École Secondaire Notre Dame High School and St. Joseph High School

Shelley Sauter

Shelley Sauter

Holy Trinity Catholic School and St. Patrick's Community School

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