Learning Opportunity

Keeping Your Cool in Challenging Situations Part 2 of 2

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Facilitators: Kelly Maxwell Rosanna Ruppert
Date:March 23, 2023
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-MH-293
Focus: Inclusive Education Mental Health and Wellness

Target Audience

Educational/Instructional Assistants

Also Recommended For

Support Staff

About this Learning Opportunity

As we continue with this topic of keeping our cool in challenging situations, you will learn to view these situations from a new perspective. It will build empathy and give you practical tools to help you communicate in new and effective ways. These skills work and will transform your everyday connections at work and at home.


NOTE: You will receive a pre-recording of this session along with presenter's slide deck, after the session is completed.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • 2. Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • 4. Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • 2. Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • 3. Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.


Kelly Maxwell

Kelly Maxwell has a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Education from the University of Alberta and has been an elementary school teacher for 32 years. She has also completed training in the teaching of Dialectical Behavior Therapy or DBT Skills.  

Kelly is passionate about sharing DBT-informed skills with educators because of how they transformed her... Read more »

Rosanna Ruppert

Rosanna Ruppert is a Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skills practitioner, DBT skills coach for youth and adults, and workshop developer for teachers, education assistants, guidance counsellors, and child and youth counsellors.  She implemented a pilot project bringing DBT-based skills to 5 Toronto-area schools, training, and coaching teachers, educating parents, and tailoring... Read more »