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Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

  • 28 May 2022
  • 9:00 AM
  • 29 May 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • Sechelt, BC, Canada

Facilitator(s): Sarah Joseph, MSW, RSW, CPDT

Dates and Times:
05/28/2022 - 05/29/2022

Sechelt Learning Centre 5538 Shorncliffe Avenue,
Sechelt, BC, Canada

Cost:  $500 CAD Early Registration, available until 04/28/2022. $550  CAD Regular Registration.  Four or more registering together take $50 CAD off the fee. Limit 20.

Facilitator Information: 
Sarah has been teaching Positive Discipline since 2012. She has trained parents, early childhood educators, childcare providers, teachers, counsellors, principles and support staff. She has a Masters in Social Work and post-graduate education in working with children who have experienced trauma. She is also the author of the Amazon bestselling book The Animals in my Brain; A kids guide to understanding and controlling their behaviour. 

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 kind and 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

To Register:

Contact: Sarah Joseph,, 6049280620

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