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Positive Discipline Classes For Parents

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    • 15 Jul 2014
    • 6:30 PM
    • 26 Aug 2014
    • 9:30 PM
    • Georgetown, TX

    LOCATION: GEORGETOWN, TX

    Title: Positive Parenting Class 

    Facilitator:  Shawn Edwards, PDTC

    Date and Time:
    Tuesdays
    July 15 - August 26, 2014
    6:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

    Location:
    Bridges to Growth - Georgetown Community Resource Center
    805 West University Avenue
    Georgetown, TX  78626

    Description:  This is a seven week course where parents will identify challenging experiences and learn tools to help develop capable young people and find joy in parenting! Learn about encouraging healthy perceptions and skills, identify your parenting style, and learn to identify the four main reasons why children exhibit challenging behaviors. Have fun, make friends and support other moms and dads! Shawn Edwards is a parenting coach and has been using the Positive Discipline for years! She also has 25 years of Montessori teaching and administration experience. Her 16 year old son is also a certified coach and the two of them present a warm and fun-filled class. Join us! 

    Contact: Shawn Edwards at shawn43541@aol.com or 713-824-0530 

    More Info:  www.shawnsss.com

    • 22 Jul 2014
    • 6:30 PM
    • 12 Aug 2014
    • 9:00 PM
    • Seattle, WA

    LOCATION: SEATTLE, WA

    Title: Positive Discipline: Parenting with Confidence 

    Facilitator:  Sarina Behar Natkin, LICSW, Certified
    PositiveDiscipline Parent Trainer, Parent Coach and co-founder of GROW Parenting

    Date and Time:
    Tuesdays
    July 22 - August 12, 2014
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    July 22: Positive Discipline: Parenting with Confidence
    July 29: Routines Reduce Conflict: Using Them Effectively

    August 5: Reducing Power Struggles with Positive Discipline

    August 12: Family Meetings: Finding Solutions Together

    Location:
    JFS Seattle
    Capital Hill Campus
    1601 16th Avenue
    Seattle, WA  98122


    Description: Positive discipline is a time-tested strategy that builds parent confidence and a smoother family life! Positive discipline guides children in a context of mutual respect, using methods that are firm and kind and come from both common sense and research. Facilitated by Sarina Behar Natkin, LICSW, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Trainer, Parent Coach and co-founder of GROW Parenting. This series is ideal for parents with children 2-12 years old.

    $25/person per session. Financial assistance is available.
    Advance registration required.


    Contact: Marjorie Schnyder (206) 861-3146 
     
    More Info:   http://www.jfsseattle.org/uploads/pdf/PositiveDisc_Summer2014.pdf

    • 22 Jul 2014
    • 6:30 PM
    • 12 Aug 2014
    • 9:30 PM
    • Seattle, WA

    LOCATION: SEATTLE, WA

    Title: Positive Discipline: Series of 4 Parenting Classes

    Facilitator:  Sarina Behar Natkin, LICSW, CPDPT

    Date & Time:
    Tuesday evening
    July 22, 2014:  
    Positive Discipline: Parenting with Confidence
    July 29, 2014:  
    Routines Reduce Conflict: Using them Effectively
    August 5, 2014:  
    Reducing Power Struggles with Positive Discipline
    August 12, 2014:  
    Family Meetings: Finding Solutions Together
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Location:
    JFS Seattle
    Capital Hill Campus
    1601 16th Avenue
    Seattle, WA  98122


    Description:
     Positive discipline is a time-tested strategy that builds parent confidence and a smoother family life! Positive discipline guides children in a context of mutual respect, using methods that are firm and kind and come from both common sense and research. Facilitated by Sarina Behar Natkin, LICSW, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Trainer, Parent Coach and co-founder of GROW Parenting. This series is ideal for parents with children 2-12 years old.

    $25/person per session. Financial assistance is available.
    Advance registration required.

    Contact:  Marjorie Schnyder at familylife@jfsseattle.orgor (206) 861-3146 

    More Info:  http://www.jfsseattle.org/uploads/pdf/PositiveDisc_Summer2014.pdf

    • 01 Aug 2014
    • 7:00 PM
    • 02 Aug 2014
    • 1:00 PM
    • Novato, CA

    LOCATION: NOVATO, CA

    Title: Weekend Parenting Class 

    Facilitator:  Terese Bradshaw, CPDT, Montessori Teacher, and mom of four adults; and Mary Leet Dalton, PDPT, Montessori Teacher and mom of three teens

    Date and Time:
    Friday - Saturday
    August 1 - 2, 2014
    Friday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Location:
    Positive Parenting
    20 Pacific Drive
    Novato, CA  94949


    Description:   Join us for a 6-hour intensive
    Positive Parenting Weekend Class.  
    Through discussions & experiential activities you will gain insights into your child(ren's) behavior and learn tools to encourage: *Self-discipline *Responsibility *Independence *Honesty *Cooperation *Problem-Solving Skills
    You will also discover solutions to some of your greatest day to day challenges:

    Bedtime Battles Back-Talk

    Mealtime Hassles Fighting/Siblings

    Sharing Keeping agreements

    Tantrums Getting Out the Door


    Cost: $100 per Person, $70 for Second Family Member

    Contact:  Terese Bradshaw at terese@positiveparentcoach.com or 415-328-1587 

    More Info:  https://www.facebook.com/PositiveParentingAndMontessoriForToddlers

    • 02 Sep 2014
    • 7:00 PM
    • 14 Oct 2014
    • 9:00 PM
    • Robbinsdale, Minnesota

    LOCATION:  LIMA, PERU

    Title: Educando Padres con Disciplina Positiva 

    Facilitator:  Gina Graham, CPDT

    Date and Time:
    Tuesday
    September 2 - October 14, 2014
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Location: Crianza Positiva
    República de Panamá 6419 Miraflores
    Lima, Lima Lima 18
    Perú


    Description:  ¿Se ha preguntado qué funciona mejor que los premios y castigos? ¿Desearía obtener herramientas efectivas que lo ayuden en la crianza de sus hijos sin caer en el autoritarismo o la sobreprotección?
    A través de los talleres de Disciplina Positiva usted podrá enseñar a sus hijos el respeto, la responsabilidad, solución de problemas y habilidades para la toma de decisiones bajo una atmósfera de respeto mutuo y sin hacer uso del castigo.
    Entenderá además cuál es el objetivo de algunos comportamiento en los niños y qué hacer al respeto. Comprenderá que los errores son maravillosas oportunidades de aprendizaje y sabrá como enfrentar a los retos que se nos presentan en la crianza.
    Los talleres de DP son 100% participativos y tienen una duración de 7 semanas, divididas en sesiones de 2 horas 1 vez a la semana.
    Son dirigidos por miembros certificados de la Asociación de Disciplina Positiva y están diseñados para ayudar a padres y madres a desarrollar habilidades para ejercer su rol parental de manera eficiente.

    Fecha: Martes 02, 09, 16, 23 y 30 de Septiembre, 07 y 14 de Octubre del 2014
    Horario:07:00 PM. a 09:00 PM.

    Costo : Soles 490.00 por persona y 790 por pareja de padres.
    10% de descuento a los participantes que se inscriban antes del 19 de Agosto

    Informes: informes@crianzapositiva.org
    www.crianzapositiva.org
    www.positivediscipline.com

    Contact: Cinthya at informes@crianzapositiva.org or 4455583  

    More Info:   https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152552720095050&set=vb.143993660049&type=2&theater

    • 09 Sep 2014
    • 9:45 AM
    • 21 Oct 2014
    • 11:15 AM
    • Robbinsdale, MN

    LOCATION: ROBBINSDALE, MN

    Title: Keep Calm and Carry on (with PD)

    Facilitator:  Deb Pysno, CPDT

    Date and Time:
    Tuesdays
    September 9 -  October 21, 2014
    9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

    Description:  If you love PD, have taken one of our classes already, and want help mastering both self-control and PD, this class is for you. We will work on developing an even deeper understanding of the attitudes and actions of PD, while you benefit from support and encouragement along the way. Experiential activities will be used to help parents get into their child's world and practice being kind and firm at the same time. The group and facilitators will work together to help everyone be accountable -- and successful. There will be readings, rich discussions, and lots of fun, too. 

    $115 until August 1 ($140 after). Child care available for an extra fee. 

    Location:
    Elim Lutheran Church
    3978 West Broadway
    Robbinsdale, MN  55422

    Contact: 
    Deb Pysno at eteamnow@comcast.netor 6126160570 

    More Info:   http://www.eteamnow.com/keep-calm-and-carry-on-with-pd.html

    • 13 Sep 2014
    • 9:00 AM
    • 14 Sep 2014
    • 5:00 PM
    • Beijing, China

    LOCATION: BEJING, CHINA

    Waiting list only

    Title:  Solving the Mystery of Parenting Teens

    Facilitator:  Lynn Lott, MA, MFT,  PDA Co-Founder and
    Alicia Wang,  CPDT

    Date and Time: 
    Saturday and Sunday 
    September 13 - 14, 2014
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Location:
    Beijing, China 

    Facilitator Background:
    Lynn Lott-Co-founder of the PDA, Lott has been teaching, training, and counseling others in PD and Adlerian Psychology for over 40 years.  She has two children, two step-children, six grandchildren and has been happily married to Hal Penny for 27 years.

    She and Jane Nelsen have co-authored PD books, the Teaching Parenting Manual, and numerous products that have helped spread PD around the world. 

    Alicia Wang-A Positive Discipline Certified Trainer from China, Wang has been teaching over a dozen parenting classes including the teen parenting class. She also worked with Lynn Lott designing Solving the Mystery of Parenting Teens class. She has done much to promote Positive Discipline in China including translating the PD workbook, being Jane Nelsen’s translator in Jane’s public presentation, etc. She has an 18-year old daughter and a 5 years-old son.

    Workshop Description: 
    Solving the Mystery of Parenting Teens is a course designed by Lynn Lott, Alicia Wang and Kimberly Gonsalves .

    The workshop is designed to help parents of teens learn to solve the mystery of parenting teens by transitioning from pilot to co-pilot, thus avoiding being “thrown from the plane” as their kids make the journey from teen to young adult. This workshop will also be a good start for those who want to teach teen parenting classes.

    Cost:  3800RMB

    To Register: 
    Contact: aliciaworkshop@163.com

    Email: aliciaworkshop@163.com

    Phone: 86 13911115014

    Cancellation/Refund Policy:

    If you are able to replace the vacancy with another candidate you will get a refund of full payment. Otherwise 80% refund of full payments for cancellations. 

    • 15 Sep 2014
    • 9:00 AM
    • 16 Sep 2014
    • 5:00 PM
    • Beijing, China

    LOCATION:  BEIJING, CHINA 

    Wait List Only!

    Title:  Positive Discipline Master Class

    Facilitators:  
    Lynn Lott, MA, MFT, PDA Co-founder and
    Alicia Wang, CPDT

    Date and Time:
    Monday - Tuesday 
    September 15 - 16, 2014
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Location:

    Beijing, China  

    Workshop Description:  
    The workshop is focused on helping current PD educators improve their teaching skills and deepen their understanding about experiential activities, Adlerian theory and the application of PD to all relationships.

    Facilitator Background:
    Lynn Lott - Co-founder of the PDA, Lott has been teaching, training, and counseling others in PD and Adlerian Psychology for over 40 years. She has two children, two step-children, six grandchildren and has been happily married to Hal Penny for 27 years.
    She and Jane Nelsen have co-authored PD books, the Teaching Parenting Manual, and numerous products that have helped spread PD around the world.

    Alicia Wang - A Positive Discipline Certified Trainer from China, Wang has been teaching over a dozen parenting classes including the teen parenting class. She also worked with Lynn Lott designing Solving the Mystery of Parenting Teens class. She has done much to promote Positive Discipline in China including translating the PD workbook, being Jane Nelsen’s translator in Jane’s public presentation, etc. She has an 18-year old daughter and a 5 years-old son.

    Cost:  3800RMB

    To Register: 
    Contact aliciaworkshop@163.com

    Contact:
    Email: aliciaworkshop@163.com

    Phone: 86 13911115014

    Cancellation/Refund Policy: If you are able to replace the vacancy with another candidate you will get a refund of full payment. Otherwise 80% refund of full payments for cancellations.  


    The workshop is focused on helping current PD educators improve their teaching skills and deepen their understanding about experiential activities, Adlerian theory and the application of PD to all relationships.

    • 15 Sep 2014
    • 7:00 PM
    • 15 Dec 2014
    • 8:30 PM
    • Robbinsdale, Minnesota

    LOCATION:  ROBBINSDALE, MN 

    Title:  Raising Respectful, Responsible Middle-Schoolers

    Facilitator:  Deb Pysno, CPDT and Cheryl Forse, CPDT

    Date and Time:
    Monday Evening
    September 15 & 29,
    October 13 & 27,
    November 3 & 17,
    December 1 & 15, 2014

    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location:
    Elim Lutheran Church
    3978 West Broadway
    Robbinsdale, Minnesota 55422


    Description: Whether you are struggling with your child over homework, "attitude," media, lack of motivation, or anything else, this ongoing class will give you practical parenting tools and help you understand the power you have to make a difference and move things in the right direction.
    We can practically promise that the class will be: 

    • Fun, because the learning is experiential.
    • You won't spend lots of time listening to boring lectures; Informative, because it looks at the needs and beliefs behind children's behavior to help you understand why they act the way they do.
    • Helpful, because you will learn many strategies you can use immediately to help your child become a responsible, respectful, motivated, capable young adult. 

    Eight Monday evenings: Sept. 15 & 29, Oct. 13 & 27; Nov. 3 & 17; Dec. 1 & 15. $135 until August 1; $160 after.

    Contact: Deb Pysno at eteamnow@comcast.net or 6126160570

    More Info: http://www.eteamnow.com/middle-school-monday.html

     

    • 18 Sep 2014
    • 7:00 PM
    • 21 May 2015
    • 8:30 PM
    • Oakland, CA

    LOCATION:  OAKLAND, CA

    Title: Positive Discipline Roots Series - for on-going parenting support will occur on the third Thursday in the month at 7:00pm to 8:30pm beginning Thursday, September 18, 2014 and ending Thursday, May 21, 2015

    Facilitators:  Lisa Fuller, CPDT and Marcilie Smith Boyle, PDTC

    Date and Time:
    Thursdays
    September 18 2014 to Thursday May 21, 2015
    7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Location: 
    St. Paul Lutheran Church
    1658 Excelsior Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94602
    U.S.A.

    Description: So you finished the parenting series but now find yourself craving the weekly reminder that got you closer to your parenting sweet spot. We've created this series JUST FOR YOU! Join us each month to refresh your Positive Discipline perspective, and get support with parenting challenges through discussions and experiential activities. Together we'll deepen and reinforce powerful Positive Discipline concepts to keep you on track. This series is open to anyone who has taken at least 12 hours of Positive Discipline instruction.

    The seven-week series will cover topics including:
    • Parenting styles
    • Encouraging vs. praising, empowering vs. enabling 
    • Consequences vs. punishment vs. solutions
    • Setting limits, following through
    • Family meetings, Mistaken goals, goals of positive behavior
    • Communication, dealing with sibling conflict

    Contact: Lisa Fuller at lisa@lisafullercoaching.com or 510-504-2412

    More Info:  http://lisafullercoaching.com/on-going-support/


    • 19 Sep 2014
    • 9:45 AM
    • 31 Oct 2014
    • 11:15 AM
    • Robbinsdale, Minnesota

    LOCATION:  ROBBINSDALE, MN 

    Title: Positive Discipline 101 

    Facilitator:  Deb Pysno, CPDT 

    Date and Time:
    Fridays
    September 19 - October 31, 2014
    No class October 17
    9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

    Location:
    Elim Lutheran Church
    3978 West Broadway
    Robbinsdale, Minnesota 55422


    Description:  This new class can serve as an introduction or a thorough review. No matter what age your kids are, you will be able to "start at the beginning" (again?) to build a solid base of understanding of the concepts of this remarkable parenting program based on mutual respect. Positive Discipline focuses on solutions, not punishment or blame, and combines kindness with firmness at the same time. It helps you get into your child's world to understand his behavior so you can respond more effectively, using tools that will help your child grow into an adult who is caring and capable, respectful and responsible.
    No class October 17. $95 until August 1; $120 after. Child care is available for an extra fee. 

    Contact: Deb Pysno at eteamnow@comcast.net or 612-616-0570

    More Info:
    www.eteamnow.comhttp://www.eteamnow.com/positive-discipline-101.html

    • 23 Sep 2014
    • 7:00 PM
    • 04 Nov 2014
    • 9:00 PM
    • Oakland, CA

    LOCATION:  OAKLAND, CA

    Title: Parenting with Positive Discipline - 7 week series will occur every week on Tuesday at 7:00pm to 9:00pm beginning Tuesday, September 23, 2014 and ending Tuesday, November 4, 2014

    Facilitator:  Lisa Fuller, PDTC

    Date and Time:
    Tuesday's
    September 23 to November 4, 2014
    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Location: 
    College Ave. Presbyterian Church
    5951 College Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94618
    U.S.A.

    Description: Positive Discipline will show you how to:

    • Be more effective as a parent and have fun in the process.
    • Discipline your children with kindness and firmness.
    • Create an atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation.
    The seven-week series will cover topics including:
    • Parenting styles
    • Encouraging vs. praising, empowering vs. enabling 
    • Consequences vs. punishment vs. solutions
    • Setting limits, following through
    • Family meetings, Mistaken goals, goals of positive behavior
    • Communication, dealing with sibling conflict
    Instructor: Lisa Fuller, M.S.W., Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, Certified Professional Coach, has been facilitating parenting classes in the East Bay for many years. She is a
    compassionate listener who is committed to empowering parents through Positive Discipline’s common sense principles. Having three children ages 18, 14 and 7, Lisa is
    steeped in the challenges and joys of parenting. Lisa also offers one on one coaching for parenting and life!

    Cost: Early bird: $225 per person, includes Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen and supplemental reader. Second parent/caregiver $175. After 9/9 prices go to $240 and $190.

    Click Here
    Registration: Fill out registration form or visit PayPal and remit cost of class to fullhuis@gmail.com You can also
    request an e-bill from me. To receive monthly updates from me visit here.

    Full refund is given if cancellation occurs two weeks prior to start of class. Within two weeks, participant may apply fee to future series. No cash refunds after series begins. (Send in registration form below) This class will likely fill so early registration is recommended.

    CEU’s: Course meets qualifications for 14 hrs. Continuing Education credit for MFT’s and LCSW’s as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider # PCE3902.
    Nurses: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 15319, for (14) Contact
    Hours.


    Contact: Lisa Fuller at lisa@lisafullercoaching.com or 510-504-2412

    More Info: http://lisafullercoaching.com/parenting-classes/ 


    • 08 Oct 2014
    • 6:30 PM
    • 22 Oct 2014
    • 8:30 PM
    • Oakland, CA

    LOCATION:  OAKLAND, CA 

    Title: Rewards, Punishments, and Problem Solving 

    Facilitator:  Marcilie Smith Boyle, MBA, CPCC, PDTC 

    Date and Time:
    Wednesdays
    October 8 - 22, 2014
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Location: Musically Minded Academy
    5776 Broadway
    Oakland, CA  94618

    Description:   What do you do when your child keeps having the same behavior challenge, over and over again, and your regular methods aren't working?

    Join me if you'd like to try something new!

    In this 3-night fun and experiential class based on Jane Nelsen's Positive Discipline and Ross Greene's Collaborative Problem Solving Process, you'll learn the truth about consequences, and how extrinsic behavior motivators like rewards and punishments can end up teaching lessons you didn't intend.

    You'll then learn and practice alternatives, including a remarkably effective method for solving behavior challenges collaboratively with your child.

    The class ends with specific tactics to help your kids build resilience and problem solving skills.

    Past participants say:
    "I had a break-through with not one but two of my kids after the class!"

    "Exceptionally empowering!"
    "This class literally changed my relationship with my child."
    "Some of the best money I've ever spent."


    Cost: $120/person; $100/2nd caregiver; $105/person for groups 4+ (must register together; prior class participants always get the group rate)

    When you register for both this class AND my other 3-week mini-series, "Parenting Styles and Inviting Cooperation," you will receive a free "Positive Discipline" book by Jane Nelsen.

    Cost for both PD 3-week mini-series: $225/person. $200/2nd caregiver.

    To Register: visit my web page link, call me, or send me an email. Please include your phone, kid(s) age(s), and how you heard about the cla
    ss. 

    Contact:  Marcilie Smith Boyle at MarcilieSmithBoyle@gmail.com or 510-499-7720 

    More Info:  
    http://workingparenting.com/classes-workshops/#parenting


    • 06 Nov 2014
    • 6:30 PM
    • 20 Nov 2014
    • 8:30 PM
    • Oakland, CA

    LOCATION:  OAKLAND, CA 

    Title: Parenting Styles and Inviting Cooperation 

    Facilitator:  Marcilie Smith Boyle, MBA, CPCC, PDTC 

    Date and Time:
    Thursdays
    November 6 - November 20, 2014
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Location: Musically Minded Academy
    5776 Broadway
    Oakland, CA  94618

    Description:   What is your parenting style: strict, permissive, or something else? Is your partner too soft on the kids, driving you to compensate by being too firm (or vice versa?)

    In this 3-night fun and interactive class, you'll experience how different parenting styles can either help or hinder cooperation, as well as learn and practice some amazingly effective and easy ways to encourage cooperation and SELF-discipline in your kids.

    You will also learn how to:
    - be firm and kind at the same time
    - set limits that stick
    - invite rather than demand cooperation
    - run family meetings and more!


    Past participants say:
    "The concepts and tools are simple and profound."
    "I got tangible tools and saw immediate impact!"
    "Bottom line: there is less yelling in the house!"


    Cost: $120/person; $100/2nd caregiver; $105/person for groups 4+ (must register together; prior class participants always get the group rate)

    Receive a free "Positive Discipline" book by Jane Nelsen when you register for both this class AND my other 3-week mini-series, "Rewards, Punishments, and Problem Solving," at the same time.

    Cost for both PD 3-week mini-series: $225/person. $200/2nd caregiver.

    To Register: visit my web page link, call me, or send me an email. Please include your phone, kid(s) age(s), and how you heard about the class.

    About Marcilie Smith Boyle, MBA, CPCC, PDTC
    Marcilie coaches high achieving parents and professionals toward authentic success so that they can live, work, and parent with more peace, purpose, and joy. A Certified Positive Discipline Parenting Educator and Life & Leadership Coach, Marcilie leverages her previous sixteen-year consulting and marketing career to ensure her clients get a return on their coaching investment. She earned her MBA from Harvard Business School, BA from Dartmouth, and CPCC from The Coaches Training Institute. Her services include life coaching, executive leadership coaching, and parenting coaching for individuals and groups as well as Parenting with Positive Discipline classes and speaking events. She loves living in Oakland with her husband and three wonderful school-aged children.

    Contact:  Marcilie Smith Boyle at MarcilieSmithBoyle@gmail.com or 510-499-7720 

    More Info:  
    http://workingparenting.com/classes-workshops/#parenting


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