Child Development Advisors (CDA)

Hello, we are the Child Development Advisors (CDA) at Heloise Lorimer School.  Our focus is on supporting students social and emotional health for students while at school.

Our contact information is:

Tammy Tait
403.945.4135 x4965

Amy Galalmbos
403.945.4135 x4929

Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns.

As the CDAs, we offer individual or group work with specific students, as well as some class-wide skill development. We support school staff and parents, as well as collaborate with outside agencies.

Some reasons why we may engage with students include:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Loss and Grief
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Problem Solving
  • Family support/referrals
  • Resiliency/character building
  • Healthy relationships
  • Social Skills
  • Anger management

If you are looking for other ways to support your children’s social emotional development, please check out the links below:

If you, or your child needs more specific mental health supports, you can contact:

  • Kids Help Phone 1.800.668.6868
  • Airdrie Mental Health 403.943.1500
  • Distress Centre 403.266.4357
  • ConnectTeen 403.264.8336

If you need help accessing other services (such as financial supports or food/basic needs), dial 211 or contact

Land Acknowledgment

Rocky View Schools would like to acknowledge the land and recognize all the Indigenous Peoples whose footprints have marked these lands from time immemorial. Together, we can learn and honour the Ways of Knowing of Indigenous Peoples for all future generations.