Learning Opportunity

Cheerleading Doesn’t Always Work the way we Intend

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Kelly Maxwell
Date:September 12, 2023
Time:7:00 pm to 8:00 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-MH-017
Focus: Mental Health and Wellness Other

Target Audience


About this Learning Opportunity

Does your child get upset before a test? Do they get mad when you remind them that they can do it?  There's a reason for that.  Cheerleading is effective sometimes, but other times it can set a child off. This session will show you how to respond to your child when they are upset in a way that makes sense for them and helps them feel understood. It will help them when they are anxious about a test or a project and will enable them to think clearer and respond better.

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

About the Facilitator

Kelly Maxwell

When you meet Kelly Maxwell, one of the first things you will hear her talk about is how learning DBT skills changed her life both personally and professionally.  After teaching for 32 years, she recently handed in her classroom keys and is now sharing about her challenging journey with her son's mental illness and how it transformed how she is able to communicate with those who... Read more »