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Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

  • 11 Feb 2017
  • 9:00 AM
  • 12 Feb 2017
  • 5:00 PM
  • San Diego, CA (2-Day Workshop February 11-12, 2017)
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Title: Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way
Facilitators: Mary Nelsen Tamborski, CPDT, MA

Saturday - Sunday
February 11-12, 2017
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. 

4305 University Ave.
San Diego, CA 92105

Facilitator Information:
Mary Nelsen-Tamborski, wife and mother of three young boys, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Intern at Roots and Wings Counseling and Consulting in San Diego. She is also a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer and Parenting Coach.
Mary’s formal training is secondary to the life training she received from her mother, Dr. Jane Nelsen, a Marriage and Family Therapist and author of the Positive Discipline books. From the earliest time she can remember her mother and father had her involved in respectful communication, encouragement, and focusing on solutions.
Mary is co-author of the “Keeping the Joy in Marriage Tool Cards” and eBook of the same title, with her mother, Jane Nelsen. She is a popular keynote speaker and workshop presenter, and offers many Positive Discipline Parenting classes.

Workshop Information:
Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (developed by Lynn Lott and Jane Nelsen) is a research-based parent education program that provides a step-by-step approach to starting and leading experientially based parenting groups. This program stands alone or offers significant enhancement to any program. It provides experiential activities that reach the heart to inspire deeper understanding and change.

Participants in this workshop will:

  1. Learn research based effective tools and techniques for teaching parents how to use discipline that is kindand firm at the same time (non-punitive, non-permissive).
  2. Learn how to facilitate a parent class from the position of a non-expert.
  3. Gain practice with experiential exercises that help parents go beyond intellectual understanding to be able torespond in empowering ways that teach children.
  4. Learn how to use materials and activities in group settings, parenting classes and individual work with families.

Price: $375 until 01/01/17; $425 regular registration. 4 or more registering together take $50 off the fee. Limit 35 registrants.


CEs: The Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. This program also is co-sponsored by the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for Psychologists.

Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Mary Nelsen-Tamborski, Mary@PositiveDiscipline.com, 858-254-9378, in advance.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:  Workshop Registrations: A full refund (minus a $35 processing fee) will be given when the request for a refund is made up to 30 days prior to the first day of a workshop. Refunds are not available for cancellations less than 30 days before a workshop. However, paid registrants can transfer to another workshop within one year at no additional cost. Refunds are not available after a transfer is made or if you do not provide advanced notice that you will not be attending the workshop.

In the event of cancellation, participants will be notified by email.

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