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Mary Volker MSW
Kenton Elementary Guidance Counselor
11246 Madison Pike Independence, KY 41051
859.356.3781 (Telephone)
859.356.5397 (Fax)
mary.volker@kenton.kyschools.us

Kenton Elementary School Counseling Program

Mission Statement

The mission of the Kenton Elementary School Counseling Program is to offer a comprehensive counseling program through prevention and intervention services that promote student achievement by focusing on academic, career and personal/social development in order for students to be successful and responsible members of their community.

 

School Counseling Standards

The American School Counselor Association identifies national standards to support school counselors in helping students be successful:

Academic Domain

Helping students meet the following ASCA standards:

  • Students will aquire the attributes, knowledge and skills that contribute to effective learning in school and across the life span.
  • Students will complete school with the academic prep. essential to choose from a wide range of substantial post-secondary options, including college.
  • Students will understand the relationship of academics to the world of work and to life at home and in the community.

Career Domain

Helping students meet the following ASCA standards:

  • Students will aquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowdledge of self and to make informed career decisions.
  • Students will employ strategies to acheive future career goals with success and satisfaction.
  • Students will understand the relationship between personal qualities, education, training and the world of work.

Personal/Social Domain

Helping students meet the following ASCA standards:

  • Students will aquire the knowledge, attitudes and interpersonal skills to help them understand and respect self and others.
  • Students will make decisions, set goals and take necessary action to acheive goals.
  • Students will understand safety and survival skills.

-American School Counselor Association (ASCA)