Learning Opportunity

Emotional Empowerment: Supporting Students with Care and Confidence

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Facilitator: Kelly Maxwell
Date:March 21, 2024
Time:4:30 pm to 5:30 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-MH-358
Focus: Mental Health and Wellness

Target Audience

Teachers, School-based Administrators, Educational/Instructional Assistants

About this Learning Opportunity

When students struggle with self-confidence, they can be perceived as whiny and clingy, always seeking approval and attention. What is going on for them that is causing them to be this way? How can we support them and ourselves, so that we meet their needs while helping them build confidence and courage? It's not easy and DBT skills can help.

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

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 »