Dr. Kelly Dean Schwartz is an Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training, School and Applied Child Psychology, at the University of Calgary. He has a Ph.D. in Social Psychology and an MSc in Educational Psychology from the University of Calgary. A registered psychologist since 1993, he has previously served as a school psychologist, program head, and clinical director. Dr. Schwartz continues to engage in private practice (PsyConsult Inc.) and provides direct service and consultation with school divisions, provincial ministries, and agencies across Canada. Dr. Schwartz is a full member of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institutes (ACHRI), the Owerko Centre, the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI), and the Mathison Centre for Mental Health and Education. He is a Researcher with the Canadian Institute of Military and Veteran Health Research and the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs, and he is currently the Principal Investigator on a CIHR PSP Team Grant (2020-2024) building and testing evidence-informed programs for families of first responders.
Social Development Research Team, EDT 930, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB. T2N 1N4
- British Columbia
- First responder family psychoeducation and support
- School-based mental health
- Positive youth development
- Child and family resiliency
- Screen and media influences on development
- Before operational stress: Evaluating novel psychosocial interventions for public safety personnel (PSP) and their families
- COVID-19 Student Wellbeing Study
Willing to be contacted for collaboration.
Provision of psychoeducational assessment, diagnosis, and intervention primarily with children and adolescents. Consultation with schools/school divisions, education and psychological service agencies, related provincial and federal ministries, and municipal social services. Supervision of provisionally registered psychologists (AB).
Calgary, AB (Virtual)
- Family Counselling
- Operational Stress Injuries