Facilitator(s): Kelly Gfroerer, CPDT, LPC, Ph.D., & Kelly Pfeiffer, CPDLT
Trinity School in Atlanta, Georgia
Kelly Gfroerer, Ph.D., is Executive Director of the Positive Discipline Association. She has worked as a parent educator, teacher, school counselor, and educational consultant in the greater Atlanta area for over two decades. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Georgia State University.
Kelly Pfeiffer has been teaching the Positive Discipline parenting curriculum for 16 years and currently serves on the Positive Discipline Association Board of Directors. Kelly has trained a wide variety of audiences including parents, foster parents, child care providers, parents of children with ASDs, parent educators and other professionals who work with children and families. Kelly has two adult children and two adult step-children and lives in South Carolina with her husband.
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:
- 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).
- 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
Cost: $375 early registration, available until November 6, 2018. $425 regular registration. Four or more registering together from one agency or school take $50 off the registration fee. Limit 35.
CE Credit: The Positive Discipline Association is an approved NBCC Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723.
Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Kelly Gfroerer, firstname.lastname@example.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.