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Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

  • 19 Jul 2018
  • 9:00 AM (CDT)
  • 20 Jul 2018
  • 5:00 PM (CDT)
  • Chicago, IL (2-Day Workshop July 19-20, 2018)

Facilitator(s): Kristin Hovious, CPDT

Location: 
2751 W. Winona Ave. Conference Room 5,
Chicago, IL, United States

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 lead her classroom of up to 54 students, with the majority of her students aged 18-25 recent Chicago Public School graduates. Kristin has been facilitating Positive Discipline workshops for families, schools and learning communities since 2014.

Workshop Description: 
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: 

  1. 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). 
  2. Learn how to facilitate a parent class from the position of a non-expert. 
  3. Gain practice with experiential exercises that help parents go beyond intellectual understanding to be able to respond in empowering ways that teach children. 
  4. Learn how to use materials and activities in group settings, parenting classes and individual work with families

Cost: $375 early registration, available until July 5, 2018. $425 regular registration. Reduced rate for Certain City of Chicago agencies, including employees and parents of CPS students. Please email kristin.hovious@selchicago.com for details. Limit 12.

Graciously hosted by Swedish Covenant Hospital. 

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. 


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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