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TEACHING PARENTING

THE POSITIVE DISCIPLINE WAY



POSITIVE DISCIPLINE

IN THE CLASSROOM




POSITIVE DISCIPLINE

FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD




KEEPING THE JOY
IN RELATIONSHIPS

           


EMPOWERING PEOPLE

IN THE WORKPLACE

         


We now offer certifications ONLINE that can be found on our Online Certification Schedule

For more information about our educator, trainer, and lead trainer levels, read our Certification Overview


COVID-19 RESOURCES

During these difficult times we have

transitioneto offering many online

certifications and classes.


Learn more about online parenting classes.

All five of our certification programs are now available as online interactive experiential training. A list of our online certifications can be found in our Online Certification Schedule.  


Family Resources - COVID-19
    

Recursos para familias y educadores COVID-19




OUR MISSION STATEMENT

To create a more peaceful world by teaching

Adlerian social and emotional life skills

for respectful relationships.


Positive Discipline Anti-Discrimination Statement

Our Board of Directors fully endorses the International Association of Individual Psychology's statement about discrimination. 

Adler and Dreikurs called on us to see and confront inequality and to realize the practice of democracy requires fundamental change in human relationships (Dreikurs, 1964).


WHAT IS POSITIVE DISCIPLINE?

OUR CO-FOUNDERS

Positive Discipline is a model based on Adlerian Psychology. It can be used by parents, teachers, couples, business and community leaders to learn to create responsible, respectful, and resourceful relationships in their communities. Based on the best selling Positive Discipline books by Jane Nelsen, Lynn Lott, and co-authors, this model can be applied to both children and adults to become contributing members of their communities.  

Read more about what Positive Discipline is... 



Positive Discipline Lab Schools are recognized for the 
intention to broadly implement Positive Discipline. Lab school teachers and staff have received training in Positive Discipline and work closely with a Positive Discipline Certified Trainer or Lead Trainer to support program development. Click on 
Lab Schools to find out more.

Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Positive Discipline Association is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. For more information, read our Continuing Education section.

The Positive Discipline Association's DEI Statement




DECLARATION OF NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY


The PDA welcomes members and participants of any race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available by the PDA. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin.



The Positive Discipline Association is an affiliate of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP). 


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