School operations

Student Support Services

3. Other professional support available

Schools may also get support from board certified behaviour analysts and the Visiting Teacher Service, summarised below.

Board certified behaviour analysts

  • Coach school staff and develop processes to respond to behaviours of concern
  • Carry out direct behavioural assessments such as Functional Behaviour Assessment intervention on individual students

Visiting Teacher Service

  • Offer specialist guidance to teachers and schools in supporting engagement and participation of students with disabilities
  • Work in the areas of physical disability and health care needs, hearing and vision loss

Refer to Visiting Teacher ServiceExternal Link for more information.

Guidance chapter outlining other professional support available to schools as part of the department's Student Support Services

Reviewed 19 January 2024

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