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Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

  • 23 Feb 2018
  • 9:00 AM (CST)
  • 24 Feb 2018
  • 5:00 PM (CST)
  • Chicago, IL (2-Day Workshop February 23-24, 2018)
  • 12


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  • $50 Discount for 4 or more registrations.
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Facilitator(s): Dina Emser, MA, CPDLT

17 N Dearborn St,
Chicago, IL 60602

Facilitator Information: 
Dina Emser, MA, is a Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer with over 25 years of experience with teaching and living Positive Discipline. A former schoolteacher and school principal of a Positive Discipline school in Illinois, Dina brings a vast amount of personal experiences with the implementation of PD at home and at school. Dina has taught educators and parent educators on four continents, and continues to enjoy the learning associated with bringing Positive Discipline to life.

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 January 23, 2018. $425 regular registration. 4 or more registered together take $50 off fee. Adler students take $100 off the fee.. Limit 32.


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

Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Dina Emser,, 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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