LOCATION: ATLANTA, GA
Title: Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way
Facilitator(s): Kelly Gfroerer, Ph.D., LPC, CPDT
Dates and Times:
August 19 - 20, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday
Atlanta Montessori International School
1970 Cliff Valley Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
Kelly Gfroerer is the director of Training and Research for the Positive Discipline Association. She has worked as a parent educator, teacher, school counselor, and educational consultant in the greater Atlanta area for over two decades. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Georgia State University.
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:
- 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).
- 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
Cost: $375 early registration, available until August 7, 2017. $425 regular registration. 4 or more teachers or faculty from same school is $325. Limit 30.
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 Kelly Gfreorer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.