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Positive Discipline in the Classroom

  • 06 Aug 2018
  • 8:00 AM (PDT)
  • 07 Aug 2018
  • 4:30 PM (PDT)
  • Bellingham, WA (2-Day Workshop August 6-7, 2018)

Facilitator(s): Penny Davis, MA, CPDLT

Location: 
1306 Dupont Street
Bellingham, WA, USA

Facilitator Information: 
Penny has been facilitating parenting education and teacher training using Adlerian concepts for over 35 years. She became a certified Positive Discipline trainer in 2001 and has been a Lead Trainer for the Positive Discipline Association for the past 10 years. When she and her husband relocated to the Pacific Northwest from Southern California in 2012, she decided to retire from full time work to become a facilitator for Sound Discipline. 

For Penny, it's Sound Discipline's practical tools of Positive Discipline along with the trauma-Informed data that is having such a powerful and positive effect on how staff understand their students. It has encouraged and allowed her to dig deeply into public education and learn a great deal about the challenges facing public school teachers. It has also enhanced Penny's learning around issues of equity and cultural competence. Ultimately, Penny believes when schools and families begin to shift towards strength-based, encouraging ways of connecting, a new and more welcoming sense of community emerges. 

As a semi-retiree, she enjoys leisurely mornings spent drinking coffee while reading the newspaper. On nice days, she likes to garden or go for long walks around the neighborhood with her dog. When she's feeling more adventurous and Sound Discipline can spare her absence, she enjoys traveling the globe including stints teaching Positive Discipline in China.

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 July 23, 2018. $425 regular registration. Limit 30. 

To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/positive-discipline-in-the-classroom-2-day-workshop-bellingham-registration-47861041664

Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Mary Power, mary@sounddiscipline.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.

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