Matt Sticksl is a Think:Kids CPS Certified Trainer in the Collaborative Problem Solving® approach and receives ongoing supervision from Think:Kids. He is also a teacher and parent living in Calgary, Alberta (Treaty 7). Matt is currently teaching in a Student Services role in a K-9 school. Prior to this, he taught for eight years in adolescent mental health and addiction treatment programs in Calgary.
While working in a program partnership with Alberta Health Services, Matt was exposed to CPS as an approach for working with youth with challenging behaviours. After exposure, training, and seeing the effectiveness of CPS, he worked to become the only Certified Trainer in Western Canada. Over the past two years, Matt has delivered CPS training sessions for parents and professionals across Alberta. You can learn more about Matt and his work at www.newlightlearning.ca.