Learning Opportunity

A Story of Hope Through Thorns of Pain

This session has been completed.
Registration Closed
Webinar will NOT
be recorded
Facilitator: Kelly Maxwell
Date:May 02, 2024
Time:4:30 pm to 5:30 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-MH-362
Focus: Mental Health and Wellness

Target Audience

Teachers, Parents, Educational/Instructional Assistants, Administration

About this Learning Opportunity

As we kickstart Mental Health Awareness Month, join Kelly Maxwell, as she shares her story of hope amidst the thorns of pain. In this session, Kelly will bravely share her family's journey, navigating the challenges surrounding her son's diagnosis and the heartbreaking loss to mental illness. Through her story, you'll realize that countless individuals face similar struggles. Kelly's mission is to inspire and uplift parents, educators, and anyone willing to listen, reminding us all that hope is never lost. Discover the invaluable lessons we can glean from her remarkable journey and embark on a path of healing and resilience together.

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 »