Kennedy High School

                         Guidance & Counseling Program


    Students will be provided a comprehensive developmental guidance and
    counseling program within a safe and encouraging environment with the
    support and collaboration of parents and guardians, teachers,
    administrators, and the surrounding community.  The program activities
    implemented will be based on the academic, personal/social, and career
    development needs of all students.  This program will assist students gain
    awareness and insight into how their daily interactions function within
    their life, take responsibility for their behavior and consequences for
    their actions, and help students find strategies and coping skills that
    will allow them to make informed and effective  choices within their daily
    life.  The program will be delivered through the following four components
    by the school counselor:


              Guidance Curriculum:  structured classroom and group presentations


              Individual Planning:  educational evaluation, planning and placement


              Responsive Services:  individual counseling, small-group counseling,

             consultation, and referral


    System Support:  program management, professional development,

               staff and community relations, consultation, committee participation,
               community outreach, research and development

    The comprehensive guidance and counseling program is designed to
    meet the district minimum expectations and to meet the needs of
    the community it serves.  Identified students’ needs will be based
    on a campus needs survey and follow:
    • Motivation to Achieve

    • Goal-Setting Skills

    • Self-Confidence Development

    • Problem-Solving & Communication Skills

    • Responsible Behavior

    • Support System

    • Advocacy














Last Modified on August 26, 2018