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Positive Discipline in the Classroom

  • 08 Feb 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • 09 Feb 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • Springfield, VA (2-Day Workshop February 8-9, 2019)
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  • $50 Discount for 4 or more registrations.
    Call or email for Group Discount Code.
    1-866-767-3472 info@positivediscipline.org
  • $25 Military Discount
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  • $50 Discount for 4 or more registrations.
    Call or email for Group Discount Code.
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Facilitator(s): Carol Dores, CPDT, & Tim Chen, PDTC

Courtyard by Marriott
6710 Commerce Street
Springfield, VA, United States

Facilitator Information: 
Carol Dores is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer. She has worked with hundreds of parents of all aged children (prenatal to adult), as well as educators and staff of preschoolers through high school. She co-founded Positive Discipline of Connecticut, and served as Co-Chair of the international Board of Directors of the Positive Discipline Association. She has two adult sons and a husband of over 30 years. Their relationships continue to grow and benefit from Positive Discipline.

Tim Chen is a Positive Discipline Trainer Candidate. In his productive 12 years in youth ministry and 8 years as a Montessori teacher, he has worked and learned from students and parents from diverse backgrounds. Positive Discipline has given him an avenue to make meaningful connections with people and help them on different challenges of life. Tim and his wife Christy work together as a team in presenting Positive Discipline through professional development training and parenting workshops. It gives them great joy knowing that they are making a positive impact on the people they serve. Together, they help raise Tim's two college-aged children, a golden retriever, and two cats.

Workshop Description: 
This two-day interactive workshop is designed for teachers, counselors, school staff and administrators who want an effective discipline approach that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging student behaviors. Attendees will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educator and will learn to: 

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

Cost: $375 early registration, available until January 10, 2019. $425 regular registration. Four (4) or more registering together take $50 off the fee. $25 Military Discount. Limit 25.


Lodging Information: 
Discounted hotel rooms are available at Courtyard by Marriott Springfield until January 17th. (link to be sent as soon as available) 

Franconia Springfield Metro Station is just 1 mile away. The Metro provides easy access from Reagan National Airport.

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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). 

Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Tim Chen, timandchristy.pd@gmail.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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