A Certified Positive Discipline Trainer has participated in an advanced training process to strengthen their skills and understanding of Adlerian principles and Positive Discipline facilitation. CPDTs have attained a level of expertise where they are endorsed by the Positive Discipline Association as “Trainers of Trainers” and are recognized for attaining a high level of understanding and competency in utilizing the Positive Discipline model.
- They are qualified to facilitate the two-day Teaching Parenting Workshop, and/or the two-day Positive Discipline in the Classroom Workshop and other Positive Discipline workshops.
- Agencies and schools are encouraged to contract with a CPDT when they are looking to developing a campus- or organization-wide commitment to Positive Discipline model, where they want the depth and scope of understanding consistent with this level of certification, and where they want the program adapted for specific populations or settings.
- CPDTs have a high level of expertise in offering parent classes, teacher training, and school or organizational consultations or training based on Positive Discipline principles.
- Typically, CPDTs who are therapists or coaches strongly integrate PD within the framework of their practice.