Counseling Department

Classroom Guidance

The purpose of the KES guidance program is to help all students succeed academically and to encourage students to become good citizens demonstrating excellent traits of character.  Classroom guidance sessions include lessons on character education, conflict management skills, positive work/study habits, effective communication skills and bullying prevention.

Individual Counseling

Individual counseling is available to students at the request of parents, teachers or students. When a series of individual counseling sessions is deemed appropriate, parents are always informed and permission is requested.

Group Counseling

Group counseling is available to all students and may be requested by parents, teachers or students. Written parental permission must be obtained prior to group participation. Group topics may include:
  • Anger management: Students will learn constructive ways to cope with anger.
  • Changing Families: Students will learn effective ways of coping with separation,  divorce or remarriage in their families.
  • Getting Along: Students will learn social skills to enhance interpersonal relationships.
  • Loss/Grief: Students will explore feelings regarding personal losses.