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Positive Discipline in the Classroom

Become a Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educator

 

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This interactive training workshop is designed for teachers, administrators, school staff, paraprofessionals, counselors, therapists and others who want an effective discipline approach that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging behaviors in classroom and school settings. Fee includes Positive Discipline in the Classroom book, Positive Discipline in the School and Classroom Facilitators Manual and related handouts.

Workshop participants will:

  • Develop a large teaching toolbox of kind and firm discipline approaches. 
  • Establish explicit classroom structures and procedures. 
  • Create an equitable classroom community based on mutual respect. 
  • Understand the motivation behind students' misbehavior and how to encourage positive change. 
  • Facilitate effective class meetings teaching social skills and problem-solving. 
  • Learn Positive Discipline/Adlerian Psychology for use in the classroom and school community. 

Date: June 17-18, 2019

Location: 530 Gettysburg Drive, San Jose, CA 95123

Fees include Positive Discipline in the Classroom book, Positive Discipline in the School and Classroom Teacher's Guide, Leader's Guide and related handouts.

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    The Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723.

   13 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators

NEW! Become a Certified Positive Discipline Early Childhood Educator

ECE-ManualThis two-day interactive workshop is designed for early childhood educators, teachers, and caregivers who work with children from birth to six years of age. (Parents will also find this workshop helpful; however the focus is on early childhood education.) Participants will learn to apply the principles and tools of Positive Discipline, an Adlerian research-based philosophy, to working with groups of young children. They will also gain a deeper understanding of how young children learn, the importance of belonging and social and emotional learning, and how best to teach those skills in a classroom or care setting.

 

Participants will earn recognition as Certified Positive Discipline Early Childhood Educators and will learn to: 

  • Create a classroom or care setting where children can develop a sense of belonging and significance based on the importance of contribution and mutual respect.
  • Understand how young children learn and how to adapt teaching to the needs of this age group.
  • Foster essential social and emotional skills to support develpment and school readiness, and understand behavior and how to guide it in groups of young children.
  • Teach the essential skills for developmentally appropriate participation in class meetings
  • Learn Positive Discipline and Adlerian concepts for use in the classroom, preschool community, and with parents.

Currently looking for host organizations interested in having public or private workshops at your site

Contact Cathy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information

 

Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

Become a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator

TPFunThis interactive training workshop is designed for parent educators, teachers, therapists, childcare professionals and others who want an effective discipline approach that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging behaviors in home and school settings 

Workshop participants will:

Learn research based, effective tools and techniques for teaching parents how to use discipline that is kind and firm at the same time (non-punitive and non-permissive).

Learn how to facilitate a parent class from the position of a non-expert

Gain practice with experiential exercises that help parents go beyond intellectual understanding to be able to respond in empowering ways that teach children

Learn how to use materials and activities in group settings, parenting classes and individual work with families.

  

Currently looking for host organizations interested in having public or private workshops at your site

Contact Cathy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information

 

 

Parenting Teens with Positive Discipline Audio Summit

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Parenting Teens with Positive Discipline Audio Summit

by Joyful Courage with host Casey O'Roarty

Hey Parents! Are you currently raising a teenager? Then check this out – I am thrilled to be a   part of the Parenting Teens with Positive Discipline Audio Summit. 5 days, 15 interviews, and a   lifetime of wisdom. If you are interested in listening to real, honest conversations about the messiness of parenting during this wild time, this is for you.

For more information and to register go to: Joyful Courage

 

 

 

Host a workshop

Would you like to receive a discount on certification training for youself or your organization? Contact us if you are interested in hosting a public or private 2 day certification workshop at your location. 

Available 2 day certification workshops:

  • Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way
  • Positive Discipline in the Classroom
  • Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators

Hosting requirements: 

  • Provide a large training space for approximately 30 people with space for breakout activities
  • Tables and chairs
  • Parking and restrooms available for participants
  • Building access for 2 consecutive days from 8am - 6pm
  • Provide coffee, tea and light refreshments for both days of workshop

Host organizations receive 2 free* registrations for public workshops (*some restrictions apply). If you have a group of 16-30 people and would like to host a private workshop, discounted rates are available, travel fees may apply.