Catholic School Board Expanding Mental Health Services

Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 09:54 AM

Back to school isn't just about teachers, students and education assistants any more.

The Kenora Catholic District School Board is in the process of creating a multi-disciplinary team to support it's mental health programs.

Phylis Eikre is the Director of Education and says it's important to provide this type of support to kids.

"That four person team will work between Kenora and the Ear Falls/Red Lake area to support students in a whole variety of ways. And it will be working with our mental health lead, but it will be providing very targeted supports for children," she says.

Eikre says the new programming is being funded by the Ministry of Education.