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Positive Discipline in the Classroom

  • 15 Aug 2019
  • 8:00 AM (PDT)
  • 16 Aug 2019
  • 4:30 PM (PDT)
  • Seattle, WA (2-Day Workshop August 15-16, 2019)



Facilitator(s):
 Aaron Norikane, CPDT


Dates and Times:
08/15/2019 - 08/16/2019
8:00am - 4:30pm

Location:
620 20th Avenue S.
Seattle, Washington

Facilitator Information: 
Aaron has been working to support and develop quality youth programs in the Seattle area for over 25 years. Throughout his career, he has been a strong advocate for creating strong connections and supportive systems for children from all backgrounds. While working at the YMCA, one of his colleagues recommended a Sound Discipline workshop and he never looked back. Aaron joined the Sound Discipline team as a facilitator in 2016 and helps educators gain tools to empower young people. He feels extremely fortunate working to stretch the perceptions of how young people are seen and grateful to be in a profession that align with his values and how he wants to live his life. As a Facilitator for Sound Discipline, Aaron believes the work we do provides an amazing opportunity to empower, build capacity, shift perspectives and change the world for the better.  As a young person, Aaron always thought he would be an architect or airline pilot or ideally an NBA player. Never once did he think he would get over his intense fear of public speaking to take on a job where he delivers powerful content to audiences as big as 300 people. Aaron was born and raised in Seattle and finds his greatest source of joy in watching his two children learn, grow and giggle. His colleagues describe him as passionate, caring, and constantly pushing to make our systems better. By the end of his career, Aaron hopes that he will have helped shift the trajectory of this community towards a mutually respectful place where everyone belongs and matters.

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 07/19/2019. $425 Regular Registration. Limit 30.

To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/positive-discipline-in-the-classroom-august-15-16-giddens-school-registration-65475546121

Contact: Aaron Norikane, aaron@sounddiscipline.org, 2067821595

Special needs/accommodations:
 If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact admin@sounddiscipline.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.

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