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Positive Discipline in the Classroom

  • 17 Jul 2018
  • 9:00 AM (CDT)
  • 18 Jul 2018
  • 5:00 PM (CDT)
  • Chicago, IL (2-Day Workshop July 17-18, 2018)

Facilitator(s): Kristin Hovious, CPDT

Location: 
NEIU - Student Union, Rm 217
5500 North St. Louis Ave
Chicago, IL, United States

Hosted by Northeastern Illinois University

Facilitator Information: 
Kristin Hovious, combines a career of teaching and serving with her passion for creating mutually respectful environments for families, children, classrooms and schools. In her collaboration with teachers, administrations and families, this Sandy Hook, CT native is a committed educator with over a decade of experience in vocational, adult education, using these democratic tools of connection serving Chicago's Cortiva Institute as both Education Director (2007-2008) and Adjunct Faculty Member (2006-2017.) She used Positive Discipline tools to manage her classroom of up to 54 students, with the majority of her students aged 18-25 recent Chicago Public School graduates.

Workshop Description: 
This two-day interactive workshop is designed for teachers, counselors, school staff and administrators who want an effective discipline approach that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging student behaviors. Attendees will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educator and will learn to: 

  1. Develop a large teaching toolbox of kind and firm discipline approaches. 
  2. Establish explicit classroom structures and procedures. 
  3. Create an equitable classroom community based on mutual respect. 
  4. Understand the motivation behind students' misbehavior and how to encourage positive change. 
  5. Facilitate effective class meetings teaching social skills and problem-solving. 
  6. Learn Positive Discipline/Adlerian Psychology for use in the classroom and school community. 

Cost: $375 early registration, available until June 17, 2018. $425 regular registration. City of Chicago rate is $325/participant. Please email kristin.hovious@selchicago.com for details. Limit 26. 

To Register: https://selchicago.com/events

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CES: The Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. This program also is co-sponsored by the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology (NASAP). 


Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Kristin Hovious, kristin.hovious@selchicago.com, 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.

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