LOCATION: IRVINE, CA
Title: Teaching Parenting The Positive Discipline Way
Co-Facilitators: Dr. Jane Nelsen, Founder of Positive Discipline, and Mary Nelsen Tamborski, M.Ed.
Date and Time:
Saturday and Sunday
April 25 - 26, 2015
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County
1 Federation Way, Irvine, CA 92603
This interactive training workshop is designed for parents, teachers, parent educators, caregivers, counselors, therapists, nurses and others who want an effective discipline approach that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging behaviors. Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will be certified as Positive Discipline Parent Educators.
Positive Discipline focuses on discipline that teaches:
Children feel a sense of connection, belonging and significance It is kind and firm at the same time and effective long- term It teaches important social and life skills and teaches children to use their power constructively and discover that they are capable.
Participants in this workshop will:
- 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) Learn how to facilitate a parent class from the position of a non-expert. Gain practice with experiential exercises that help parents go beyond intellectual understanding to be able to respond in empowering ways that teach children.
- Learn how to use materials and activities in group settings, parenting classes and individual work with families.
Jane Nelsen, Ed.D. is the author of the original Positive Discipline book and co-author of many others. She is the co-creator (with Lynn Lott) of this workshop. She was an elementary school counselor and a community college instructor in Child Development for 10 years. Jane is married to Barry Nelsen, and is the mother of seven children, 22 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren.
Mary Nelsen Tamborski, M.Ed. received her BA from San Diego State University and her MA in Marriage and Family Counseling from the University of Phoenix. She is now a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Intern and is being supervised by Aisha Pope at Roots and Wings Counseling and Consulting in La Mesa.
Cost: $375 early registration (received and paid by 3/25/15), $425 regular registration. Registration includes the book Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D, Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way Facilitator Manual and additional handouts.
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.