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    • 28 Apr 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • 30 Apr 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Sunnyvale, CA (3-Day Workshop April 28-30, 2017)

    LOCATION: SUNNYVALE, CA

    Title: Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

    Facilitator(s): Becky Divinski, CPDT

    Dates and Times: 
    Friday
    April 28, 2017
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Saturday-Sunday
    April 29-30, 2017
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Location: 
    Summit Denali Public School
    539 E. Weddell Drive
    Sunnyvale, CA 94089

    Facilitator Information: 
    Becky is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educator, and Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator. She trains staff at schools in Positive Discipline, delivers Positive Discipline classes and workshops to parents, teaches social emotional curriculum to students, and applies the Positive Discipline principles at home with her own family. She believes that a community approach to education benefits everyone and makes it easier to help families, schools, and organizations grow children into responsible, respectful, and happy adults.

    Workshop Descriptions: 
    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

    Cost: $375 early registration, available until March 28, 2017. $425 regular registration. Four (4) or more registering together take $50 off the fee. Limit 16. 

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    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). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for Psychologists. 

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Becky Divinski, becky@kindandfirmparenting.com, or 408-359-7257, 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.

    • 06 May 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 07 May 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Los Gatos, CA (2-Day Workshop May 6-7, 2017)
    • 14

    LOCATION: LOS GATOS, CA

    Title: Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way
    Facilitator: Cathy Kawakami, CPDT

    Dates and Times:
    Saturday and Sunday
    May 6 - 7, 2017
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Location:
    Mulberry School
    220 Belgatos Road
    Los Gatos, CA 95032

    Facilitator Information:

    Cathy Kawakami is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer from San Jose, CA. She offers Positive Discipline training for parents and schools who are looking for an effective discipline approach that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging behaviors. She has been working with schools in the US and abroad for over 10 years. Cathy specializes in parent participation and cooperative school programs and has additional training in early childhood education. She is passionate about sharing Positive Discipline with others and improving relationships for all. She and her husband Stan are the parents of 13 and 16 year old daughters. You can contact Cathy through her website at www.middlegroundparenting.com.


    Workshop Descriptions:

    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 kindand 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 torespond in empowering ways that teach children.
    4. Learn how to use materials and activities in group settings, parenting classes and individual work with families

    Cost: $375 early registration, available until March 26, 2017. $425 regular registration. Four (4) or more registering together take $50 off the fee. Limit 24.

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    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). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for Psychologists. 
     
    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Cathy Kawakami, cathykawakami.pda@gmail.com or (408) 314-9035, 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.

    Lodging information:

    Please contact Cathy at cathykawakami.pda@gmail.com to request information regarding special needs accommodations or travel information.

    • 06 May 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 07 May 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • San Diego, CA (2-Day Workshop May 6-7, 2017)


    LOCATION: SAN DIEGO, CA

    Title: Positive Discipline in the Classroom

    Facilitator(s): Julie Iraninejad, M.Ed., CPDT

    Dates and Times: 
    May 6 - 7, 2017
    Saturday - Sunday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Location: 
    Kinderhouse Montessori School
    6540 Flanders Dr
    San Diego, CA 92121
    Sorrento Valley Location

    Facilitator Information: 
    Julie Iraninejad, M.Ed. is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer for Parent Educators and Classroom Educators. She is a wife and mother of 2 young children and is also a certified Montessori guide for both Assistants to Infancy and Primary Montessori. She spends most of her professional time working with teachers, parents, and parent educators in individualized coaching sessions, classes, workshops and teacher in-services.

    Workshop Descriptions: 
    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. 
    7. Gain information on how to address the effects of childhood trauma and insecure attachment. 

    Cost: $375 early registration, available until April 6, 2017. $425 regular registration. Three or more registering together, take $40 off each registration

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    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). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for Psychologists. 

    To Register: http://www.parentingforabetterworld.org/upcoming-courses

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Julie Iraninejad, julie@parentingforabetterworld.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.

    • 03 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 04 Jun 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • San Diego, CA (2-Day Workshop June 3-4, 2017)


    LOCATION: SAN DIEGO, CA

    Title: Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

    Facilitator(s): Julie Iraninejad, M.Ed., CPDT

    Dates and Times: 
    June 3 - 4, 2017
    Saturday - Sunday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Location: 
    Kinderhouse Montessori School
    6540 Flanders Dr
    San Diego, CA 92121
    Sorrento Valley Location

    Facilitator Information: 
    Julie Iraninejad, M.Ed. is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer for Parent Educators and Classroom Educators. She is a wife and mother of 2 young children and is also a certified Montessori guide for both Assistants to Infancy and Primary Montessori. She spends most of her professional time working with teachers, parents, and parent educators in individualized coaching sessions, classes, workshops and teacher in-services.

    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

    Cost: $375 early registration, available until May 3, 2017. $425 regular registration. 3 or more registering together, take $40 off registration fee for each.

    To Register: http://www.parentingforabetterworld.org/registration-for-core-workshop/

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    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). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for Psychologists. 

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Julie Iraninejad, julie@parentingforabetterworld.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.

    • 24 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 25 Jun 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Los Gatos, CA (2-Day Workshop June 24-25, 2017)
    • 20

    LOCATION: LOS GATOS, CA

    Title: Positive Discipline in the Classroom
    Facilitator: Cathy Kawakami, CPDT

    Dates and Times:
    Saturday and Sunday
    June 24 - 25, 2017
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Location:

    Mulberry School
    220 Belgatos Road
    Los Gatos, CA 95032

    Facilitator Information:

    Cathy Kawakami is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer from San Jose, CA. She offers Positive Discipline training for parents and schools who are looking for an effective discipline approach that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging behaviors. She has been working with schools in the US and abroad for over 10 years. Cathy specializes in parent participation and cooperative school programs and has additional training in early childhood education. She is passionate about sharing Positive Discipline with others and improving relationships for all. She and her husband Stan are the parents of 13 and 16 year old daughters. You can contact Cathy through her website at www.middlegroundparenting.com.


    Workshop Descriptions:
    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.
    7. Gain information on how to address the effects of childhood trauma and insecure attachment.

    Cost: $375 early registration, available until May 7, 2017. $425 regular registration. Four (4) or more registering together take $50 off the fee. Limit 24.

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    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). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for Psychologists. 
     
    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Cathy Kawakami, cathykawakami.pda@gmail.com or (408) 314-9035, 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.

    Lodging information:

    Please contact Cathy at cathykawakami.pda@gmail.com to request information regarding special needs accommodations or travel information.

    • 15 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Butler University: Indianapolis, Indiana


    LOCATION:

    Butler University
    Indianapolis, Indiana

    View Conference Flyer

    For map and directions go to: butler.edu

    CONFERENCE PROGRAM

    The 2017 Positive Discipline Annual Conference at Butler University features presentations for educators, clinicians, and parents. Spend the day developing Positive Discipline tools for home and school, or to support others through your coaching, consulting or counseling practice. CE Credit available.

    KEYNOTE  (9:00 - 10:00AM)

    DR. JANE NELSEN: ADLERIAN-BASED POSITIVE DISCIPLINE TOOLS FOR PARENTS AND TEACHERS

    SESSION I (10:15-11:45AM)

    1. MAKING THE SHIFT/ Presenter: Lois Ingber

    2. CREATING A SCHOOL CULTURE AND CLIMATE THAT FOSTERS ENGAGEMENT: PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER FROM THE TOP DOWN AND BOTTOM UP!/ Presenter: Teresa LaSala

    3. MANAGING THE STRESS OF PARENTING USING POSITIVE DISCIPLINE TOOLS/ Presenter: Carol Dores

    LUNCH (12:00-1:15pm)

    SESSION II (1:15-3:15 PM)

    1. GROWING EFFECTIVE CLASS MEETINGS. Presenter/Jody McVittie (Part one of two. Continues in Session III)

    2. PARENTING IN THE REAL WORLD/Presenters: Brad Ainge & Mary Nelsen Tamborski

    3. BECOMING AN ENCOURAGEMENT CONSULTANT/Presenter: Lynn Lott

    SESSION III (3:30-5:00 PM)

    1. GROWING EFFECTIVE CLASS MEETINGS (CONTINUED). Presenter/ Jody McVittie

    2. EMBRACING DIFFERENCES. Presenter/Chantal Bourges

    3. WALKING THE TALK: FINDING A WORK/LIFE BALANCE BASED ON MUTUAL RESPECT. Presenter/Cathy Kawakami

    Click Here for complete conference program and descriptions.

    CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES

    Early Registration open through May 31, 2017 —  $99
    Regular Registration June 1-30, 2017 — $130

    Late & On-Site Registration June 30, 2017 or after — $145

    PDA MEMBER AND GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE.

    Pre-ordered Box Lunches Available on-site for $12.00. There are several restaurants within walking distance, as well as on campus dining. For more information on campus dining options Click Here

    In the event of cancellation, participants will be notified by email.

    CE Credit Available (up to 6 hours)

    Advanced registration requested.

    The Positive Discipline Association is an approved National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. This conference meets qualifications of up to 6 hrs. of Continuing Education credit. This program also is co-sponsored by the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP). APA CE approval pending. NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for Psychologists. 



    • 05 Aug 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 06 Aug 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Morgan Hill, CA (2-Day Workshop August 5-6, 2017)
    • 23

    LOCATION: MORGAN HILL, CA

    Title: Positive Discipline in the Classroom
    Facilitator: Cathy Kawakami, CPDT

    Dates and Times:
    Saturday and Sunday
    August 5 - 6, 2017
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Location:
    Morgan Hill Parent Child Nursery School

    16870 Murphy Avenue
    Morgan Hill, CA 95037

    Facilitator Information:

    Cathy Kawakami is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer from San Jose, CA. She offers Positive Discipline training for parents and schools who are looking for an effective discipline approach that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging behaviors. She has been working with schools in the US and abroad for over 10 years. Cathy specializes in parent participation and cooperative school programs and has additional training in early childhood education. She is passionate about sharing Positive Discipline with others and improving relationships for all. She and her husband Stan are the parents of 13 and 16 year old daughters. You can contact Cathy through her website at www.middlegroundparenting.com.


    Workshop Descriptions:
    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.
    7. Gain information on how to address the effects of childhood trauma and insecure attachment.

    Cost: $375 early registration, available until June 25, 2017. $425 regular registration. Four (4) or more registering together take $50 off the fee. Limit 24.

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    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). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for Psychologists. 
     
    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Cathy Kawakami, cathykawakami.pda@gmail.com or (408) 314-9035, 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.

    Lodging information:

    Please contact Cathy at cathykawakami.pda@gmail.com to request information regarding special needs accommodations or travel information.

    • 09 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 10 Sep 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • San Diego, CA (2-Day Workshop September 9-10, 2017)


    LOCATION: SAN DIEGO, CA

    Title: Positive Discipline in the Classroom

    Facilitator(s): Lois Ingber, LCSW, CPDLT, & Julie Iraninejad, M.Ed., CPDT

    Dates and Times: 
    September 9 - 10, 2017
    Saturday - Sunday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Location: 
    Kinderhouse Montessori School
    6540 Flanders Dr.
    San Diego, CA, 92121

    Facilitator Information: 
    LOIS INGBER is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer with 30+ years experience providing counseling, coaching and consulting services for families, schools, and in the wider community. Lois is a frequent presenter at conferences and workshops in the U.S. and China sharing Positive Discipline and other applications of Adlerian Psychology. She is co-author with Jody McVittie, MD, CPDLT of "BRIDGES - Building Relationships for Improved Discipline, academics Gains and Effective Schools."

    JULIE IRANINEJAD, M.Ed. is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer for Parent Educators and Classroom Educators. She is a wife and mother of two young children and is also a certified Montessori guide for both Assistants to Infancy and Primary Montessori. Julie spends most of her professional time working with teachers, parents, and parent educators in individualized coaching sessions, classes, workshops and teacher in-services.

    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. 
    7. Gain information on how to address the effects of childhood trauma and insecure attachment. 

    Cost: $375 early registration, available until August 9, 2017. $425 regular registration. Three or more registering together take $25 off each registration. Limit 35.

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    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). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for Psychologists. 

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Lois Ingber, lois@adlerianconsulting.com, in advance. 

    Lodging Information: 
    For hotel information, please contact Lois:lois@adlerianconsulting.com

    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.

    • 23 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 24 Sep 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • San Jose, CA (2-Day Workshop September 23-24, 2017)

    LOCATION: SAN JOSE, CA

    Title: Positive Discipline in the Classroom

    Facilitator(s): Becky Divinski, CPDT

    Dates and Times: 
    September 23 - 24, 2017
    Saturday - Sunday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Location: 
    TBD - San Jose/Silicon Valley Area, California

    Facilitator Information: 
    Becky is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educator, and Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator. She trains staff at schools in Positive Discipline, delivers Positive Discipline classes and workshops to parents, teaches social emotional curriculum to students, and applies the Positive Discipline principles at home with her own family. She believes that a community approach to education benefits everyone and makes it easier to help families, schools, and organizations grow children into responsible, respectful, and happy adults.

    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. 
    7. Gain information on how to address the effects of childhood trauma and insecure attachment. 

    Cost: $375 early registration, available until August 23, 2017. $425 regular registration. Four (4) or more registering together take $50 off the fee.

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    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). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for Psychologists. 

    Special needs/accommodations:If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Becky Divinski, becky@kindandfirmparenting.com or (408)359-7257, 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.

    • 13 Oct 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • 15 Oct 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • San Jose, CA (3-Day Workshop October 13-15, 2017)

    LOCATION: SAN JOSE, CA

    Title: Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

    Facilitator(s): Becky Divinski, CPDT

    Dates and Times: 
    October 13, 2017
    Friday
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    October 14 - 15, 2017
    Saturday - Sunday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Location: 
    TBD - San Jose/Silicon Valley Area, California

    Facilitator Information: 
    Becky is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educator, and Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator. She trains staff at schools in Positive Discipline, delivers Positive Discipline classes and workshops to parents, teaches social emotional curriculum to students, and applies the Positive Discipline principles at home with her own family. She believes that a community approach to education benefits everyone and makes it easier to help families, schools, and organizations grow children into responsible, respectful, and happy adults. 

    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 kindand 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

    Cost: $375 early registration, available until September 13, 2017. $425 regular registration. Four (4) or more registering together take $50 off the fee.

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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). NASAP is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for Psychologists. 

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Becky Divinski, becky@kindandfirmparenting.com or (408)359-7257, 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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