Learning Opportunity

Shifting the Narrative; Embracing Self-Compassion

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Kelly Maxwell
Date:January 25, 2024
Time:4:30 pm to 5:30 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-MH-352
Focus: Mental Health and Wellness

Target Audience


About this Learning Opportunity

Imposter Syndrome. Comparison Syndrome, Superhero Syndrome. The list can go on and on. Teachers are caregivers at heart. How can you care for others when you are struggling with your own inadequacies? There is hope. Learn how to be kind to yourself and apply techniques to avoid these ineffective thought patterns.

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.

About the Facilitator

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 »