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ONLINE - Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators

  • 10 Apr 2021
  • 9:00 AM (PDT)
  • 18 Apr 2021
  • 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • Reno, NV (ONLINE FORMAT - April 10, 11, 17, 18, 2021)
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Facilitator(s): Cheryl Erwin, MA., MFT., CPDLT, & Dodie Blomberg, M.Ed, CPDLT

Dates and Times: 
April 10 - April 18, 2020
Saturday, April 10, Sunday April 11, 2021
Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PST)


Cost: $399 Early Registration, available until 03/03/2021. $450 Regular Registration. Limit 30.

Facilitator Information: 
Cheryl Erwin is a licensed marriage and family therapist and a Certified Lead Trainer with the Positive Discipline Association. She is the author or co-author of several books in the best selling "Positive Discipline" series, as well as the "Positive Discipline for Early childhood Educators" manual and is a popular International speaker and trainer. Cheryl also serves as the Mental Health Consultant and Family Coach for Early Head Start, a federal program that serves children from birth to three and their families. Cheryl is married with one adult son and the two most remarkable grandchildren in the world.

Dodie Blomberg is passionate about helping people improve their lives through creating respectful relationships in their families, schools and communities. She taught 5th grade in Tempe, Arizona for 12 years. She is a Lead Trainer with the Positive Discipline Association and an Adler Trained Coach. She facilitates Positive Discipline Workshops and trainings all over Arizona, the US an internationally. For the past 5 years, she has facilitated over 60 Positive Discipline Trainings all over China. She is most proud of her two young adult children: 25 and 22.

Workshop Description:

This interactive on-line live workshop is designed for early childhood educators, teachers, and caregivers who work with children from birth to six years of age. (Parents will also find this workshop helpful; however, the focus is on early childhood education.) Participants will learn to apply the principles and tools of Positive Discipline, an Adlerian research-based philosophy, to working with groups of young children. They will also gain a deeper understanding of how young children learn, the importance of belonging and social and emotional learning, and how best to teach those skills in a classroom or care setting. Participants will earn recognition as Certified Positive Discipline Early Childhood Educators and will learn to:

  1. Create a classroom or care setting where children can develop a sense of belonging and significance based on the importance of contribution and mutual respect.
  2. Understand how young children learn and how to adapt teaching to the needs of this age group.
  3. Foster essential social and emotional skills to support development and school readiness, and understand behavior and how to guide it in groups of young children.
  4. Teach the essential skills for developmentally appropriate participation in class meetings.
  5. Learn Positive Discipline and Adlerian concepts for use in the classroom, preschool community, and with parents.

Cheryl Erwin, cheryl@cherylerwin.com, 775-771-4369
Dodie Blomberg, dodieblombergpda@yahoo.com, 480-213-0341​​​​​​​

Special needs/accommodations:  If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact dodieblombergpda@yahoo.com, in advance. 

The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

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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