Tammy Tait and Amy Galambos


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 CDA, 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:

Zones of Regulation: Helps identify your child’s emotions, and targets strategies to use based on how they are feeling:


Take a few minutes each day to practice being mindful with your children, with apps such as Smiling Mind:


Help your children with their social thinking skills:


Focus on resiliency:


If you are looking for more specific resources, you can search a variety of topics here:


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

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