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Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

  • 13 Jan 2018
  • 8:30 AM
  • 14 Jan 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Austin, TX (2-Day Workshop January 13-14, 2018)

Facilitator(s): Lora Ferguson, CPDT, LPC-S

4701 Bee Caves Road STE 101
Austin, TX, USA

Facilitator Information: 
Lora Ferguson is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer and Parent Educator through the Positive Discipline Association. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor in Texas. Lora owns and operates Austin Family Counseling, a therapy and coaching practice for individuals of all ages, located in Austin. She specializes in counseling adolescents and their families, and providing parent education to parents of children of all ages. Lora is mom to a 7yo son and 5yo daughter and credits them as being her best teachers. 

Workshop Description: 
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 to respond in empowering ways that teach children. 
  4. Learn how to use materials and activities in group settings, parenting classes and individual work with families

Cost: $375 early registration, available until December 15, 2017. $425 regular registration. Limit 25. 

To Register: http://austinfamilycounseling.com/clinical-trainings/

Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Lora Ferguson, lora@austinfamilycounseling.com, 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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