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Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way - CE hours available

  • 11 Oct 2023
  • 9:00 AM
  • 12 Oct 2023
  • 5:00 PM
  • In Person, Greenville, SC (October 11-12, 2023)


  • Four (4) or more registering together take $50 off the fee. Call or email for Group Discount Code. 1-858-260-0026


Title: Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

Facilitator: Kelly Pfeiffer, CPDLT

Dates and Times: 10/11/2023 - 10/12/2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: 50 Directors Dr., Greenville, SC

Cost:  $399 Early Registration, available until 09/11/2-23. $450 Regular Registration. Four (4) or more registering together take $50 off each person's fee.  Limit 30

Facilitator Information: A graduate of Furman University, Kelly Pfeiffer is a Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer. She is also a Certified Trainer for the South Carolina Child Care Training System. Kelly has been leading parenting workshops in the upstate of South Carolina since 2000. Kelly offers 2-day "Teaching Parenting The Positive Discipline Way" and "Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators" workshops in Greenville, SC and in many cities in China. One of Kelly's specialty areas includes a deep knowledge of social emotional development, child guidance strategies and developmentally appropriate practice for young children. Kelly offers workshops on all of these topics and how to integrate Positive Discipline tools into the early childhood classroom. As a "Training from the Back of the Room" Trainer, Kelly offers workshops to teach trainers and facilitators how to use active learning strategies with adult learners. Kelly has two adult children whom she raised by applying Adlerian theory and helpful, supportive Positive Discipline Tools.

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.


Contact: Kelly Pfeiffer,, 864-477-0027

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.

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

This program is AMS CE approved!

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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