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    • 06 Feb 2024
    • 06 Feb 2028
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    CE Credits Available!

    Access inspiring and transformative online conference sessions dedicated to exploring Positive Discipline and mental health. Positive Discipline uses an experiential learning model based on Adlerian Psychology which provides a holistic approach to mental health and well-being. This recording package is designed to empower individuals, professionals, and communities with Adlerian-based Positive Discipline tools and knowledge needed to thrive.

    Learn from Positive Discipline Trainers who are licensed mental health professionals, therapists, researchers, and advocates as they share how Positive Discipline and Adlerian Psychology provide practical strategies for promoting mental health.

    Together, we can be part of the conversation around mental health and contribute to a world where everyone has the resources and support they need to thrive. Be part of the change for a mentally healthier and more resilient society!

    Language: English only 

    Intended Audience: Social workers, mental health professionals, play therapists, counselors, psychologists, parent educators, other professionals.


    REGISTRATION TYPES

    $109 – General
    $99 – PDA Members (Before registering login to www.positivediscipline.org)


    KEY HIGHLIGHTS

    • Inspiring Stories: Hear personal stories of resilience from individuals who have overcome mental health challenges illustrating recovery and wellness are possible and that no one is alone on this journey.
    • Interactive Experiential Learning: Engage in hands-on, interactive conference sessions that provide valuable skills and techniques for managing stress, building resilience, and fostering emotional well-being.
    • Community Support: Connect with a diverse and inclusive community of attendees, including mental health professionals, educators, students, and anyone passionate about mental well-being.
    • Advocacy and Awareness: Explore ways to become an advocate for mental health awareness, reduce stigma, and promote mental health equity in your community.

    RECORDINGS

    Download Full Session Descriptions

    • The Other Side of ACEs: How the Building Blocks of HOPE and Adlerian Concepts Promote Positive Childhood Experiences – Aisha Pope, LCSW & LaTysa Flowers-Jackson
    • Rethinking Parenting Anxious Kids: Using SPACE: Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions and Positive Discipline to Reframe and Rethink Supporting Anxious Kids and their Parents – Julianne Reilly, LCSW
    • Promoting Mental Health in the Classroom Through Belonging and Significance – Lois Ingber, LCSW
    • Positive Discipline Tools for Working With Families in Counseling – Lora Ferguson, LPC-S
    • Using Positive Discipline Tools to Teach Children Self-Soothing – Noha Alshugairi, LMFT
    • Using Positive Discipline and Adlerian Psychology to Build Resilience in Times of Change and Uncertainty – Deborah Owen-Sohocki, LPC
    • How to Keep the Joy in Relationships: A Positive Discipline Perspective – Mary Tamborski, LMFT 

    CE CREDIT AVAILABLE

    Up to 11.5 hours of NBCC CE Credit. The Positive Discipline Association is an approved National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. 


    • 30 May 2024
    • 9:30 AM (PDT)
    • 05 Jun 2024
    • 12:30 PM (PDT)
    • ONLINE via Zoom - Bellingham, USA (May 30, 31 and June 3, 4, 2024

    Trainer: Casey O'Roarty, CPDLT

    Date and Time:  

    05/30/2024 - 06/05/2024

    May 30, 31 and June 3, 4, 2024
    9:30 AM – 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)

    Location: 
    ONLINE via Zoom (Country)

    Language: This workshop is facilitated in English.

    Cost: $325 Early Registration, available until 04/30/2024. $375 Regular Registration. Four (4) or more registering together take $50 off the fee. Limit: 30 participants maximum.

    Trainer's Information:  

    Casey O'Roarty, Med, is a facilitator of personal growth and development. Her work encourages parents to discover the purpose of their journey, while also providing them with tools and a shift of mindset that allows them to deepen their relationships with themselves and their families. As a Positive Discipline Trainer since 2007 and certified coach, Casey has led countless groups through workshops and classes that have left them feeling empowered and excited about parenting. She also offers an engaging podcast, live and online classes, and individual coaching. Her first book, Joyful Courage: Calming the Drama and Taking Control of YOUR Parenting Journey launched May 20th, 2019. Casey lives in the Pacific Northwest with greatest teachers – her husband, and two growing kids.

    Workshop Description: 
    The Art of Facilitating Positive Discipline (developed by Jane Nelsen and Nadine Gaudin) is an experiential workshop. You will go deeper into facilitation skills, grow as a person, and have fun! This workshop (with many new activities) is meant for you to see where and how you can model Positive Discipline even more and raise your awareness on your facilitation skills.  

    REQUIREMENT: In order to attend the Art of Facilitating a Workshop, you must have completed one of the Positive Discipline Association workshops: Teaching Parent the Positive Discipline Way (TP), Positive Discipline in the Classroom (PDC) or Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators (ECE).

    Participants in this workshop will: 

    1. Modeling through leadership, facilitation skills to support total group participation and engagement, encouraging group cohesiveness. 
    2. Understand how to use PD with your colleagues (for co-facilitation and cooperation as a group). 
    3. Grow your self-encouragement and deepen your Adlerian understanding.

    Examples of Activities:

    • Enhance a growth mindset 
    • Foster participation 
    • Hold a secure atmosphere 
    • Be grounded 
    • Walk your talk 

    To register: https://www.besproutable.com/parent-educators/

    Contact: Casey O'Roarty, casey@joyfulcourage.com, 13603486367

    Download flyer

    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.
    • 10 Jun 2024
    • 10:00 AM (MDT)
    • 21 Jun 2024
    • 12:30 PM (MDT)
    • ONLINE via Zoom - Boise, Idaho (June 10, 12, 14, 17, 19 & 21, 2024)


    Trainer(s): Jody Malterre, CPDT

    Dates and Times:  06/10/2024 - 06/21/2024
    June 10, 12, 14, 17, 19 & 21, 2024
    10:00 AM -12:30 PM  Mountain time

    Location: ONLINE via Zoom - Boise, Idaho

    Language: This workshop is facilitated in English.

    Cost: $449 Early Registration, available until 05/15/2024. $499 Regular Registration.  Book 3 or more and take $40 off each.  Limit 30.

    Trainer Information: 

    Positive Discipline Trainer/Educator - over 20 years
    Montessori Teacher Trainer/Administrator/Consultant
    Parent Coach


    Workshop Description: 

    This interactive on-line live and streamed video workshop is designed for parent educators, teachers, therapists, childcare professionals and others who want an effective discipline approach. This method is based on Adlerian Psychology and integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging behaviors. Successful participants will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator and will:

    1. Learn research based and effective tools and techniques for teaching parents how to use discipline that is kind and 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.

    To Register:  www.parentteachercoach.com

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    Contact:  Jody Malterre, jodymalterre@mac.com, 2087619080

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact jody@parentteachercoach.com, in advance. 

    The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

    Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

    CES: The Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. 

    This program is AMS CE approved!


    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.

    • 06 Jul 2024
    • 9:00 AM (CEST)
    • 07 Jul 2024
    • 6:00 PM (CEST)
    • IN PERSON - Paris, France (6 et 7 Juillet 2024)

    Formateur(s) Karine Lelieur Quarez et Solenne Roland-Riche

    Dates et heures :

    Samedi 6 et Dimanche 7 Juillet 2024
    De 9h-18h puis en distanciel le jeudi

    Lieu : Paris 6ème

    Coût : Prix Inscription Réduit jusqu’au 3 Juin – 575 euros. Plein tarif au-delà du 3 Juin – 750 euros.

    Informations sur le(s) formateur(s) :

    Après son divorce, Karine s’est entièrement investie dans l'étude de ce qui nourrit et épanouit une relation amoureuse, ainsi que les facteurs qui peuvent la détruire. Convaincue que chacun possède la capacité de vivre une relation amoureuse heureuse et durable, elle est animée par la volonté de transmettre ses connaissances et de vous fournir les outils nécessaires pour vous épanouir et surmonter les obstacles qui peuvent parfois rendre une relation difficile ou insupportable.

    En tant que formatrice certifiée en "Keeping the Joy in the Relationship", elle travaille depuis 10 ans avec des groupes et en individuel pour aider les personnes à cultiver des relations épanouissantes. Karine, âgée de 52 ans, est mère de trois jeunes adultes et réside à Londres.

    Solenne est Maître Formateur en Discipline Positive et intervenante à Sciences Po Executive Paris. Elle forme de nombreux dirigeants, managers (Hermès, Axa, Ferring), enseignants, parents et couples aux outils de Discipline Positive. Elle est par ailleurs auteur des 50 règles d'or de l'éducation positive et des 100 règles d'or pour un management positif et heureux.

    Description de l'atelier :

    L'atelier Garder la joie dans les relations est à la fois amusant, instructif et rempli d'activités expérientielles conçues pour aider les participants à améliorer toutes les relations grâce à une compréhension et à l'incarnation encore plus profonde des principes de la Discipline Positive. Que vous soyez marié depuis 30 ans ou que vous soyez à la recherche d'une relation engagée, cet atelier fournit les outils pour établir, renforcer et redécouvrir la connexion, la passion et la joie dans toute relation. Venez seul(e) ou avec votre partenaire - cet atelier porte sur la croissance personnelle et sur ce que VOUS apportez à votre relation.


    Les participants à cet atelier apprendront :

    • Comment les outils de la Discipline Positive (Adlerian) peuvent soutenir efficacement votre relation.
    • Comment assumer la responsabilité sans culpabilité.
    • Comment "être" la bonne personne, au lieu de vouloir que votre partenaire "soit" la bonne personne.
    • Ce que votre priorité en matière de style de vie (carte principale) apporte à votre relation.
    • Comment les croyances formées dans votre petite enfance améliorent ou remettent en question votre relation.
    • Comment comprendre et parler le langage amoureux de votre partenaire.
    • Le processus de dialogue de couple : Pourquoi est-il si difficile d'écouter vraiment et comment y remédier.
    • L'impact de votre relation sur vos enfants.
    • Comment écouter, au-delà des mots, ce que votre partenaire veut vraiment dire et ce dont il a besoin.
    • Et bien d'autres outils de Discipline Positive pour apporter du plaisir et de la joie à votre relation.


    Pour s'inscrire : 
     https://www.billetweb.fr/kjr

    Contact : Karine Quarez, Karine@positivedisciplinecenter.com

    Télécharger le flyer


    Politique d'annulation et de remboursement :

    a) Un remboursement intégral (moins 35 dollars de frais de dossier) sera accordé si la demande de remboursement est faite jusqu'à 30 jours avant le premier jour d'un atelier.
    b) Aucun remboursement n'est possible en cas d'annulation moins de 30 jours avant l'atelier. Toutefois, les personnes ayant payé leur inscription peuvent se réinscrire à un autre atelier dans l'année qui suit, sans frais supplémentaires.

    c) Aucun remboursement n'est possible après un transfert ou si vous ne prévenez pas à l'avance que vous ne participerez pas à l'atelier.

    En cas d'annulation, les participants seront informés par courrier électronique.
    • 09 Jul 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • 11 Jul 2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • IN PERSON - Atlanta, GA (July 9, 10, 11, 2024)
    Register

    Master Trainer: Dina Emser, CPDLT

    Date: 07/09/2024 - 07/11/2024

    9:00 AM-5:00 PM - EST

    Location: In Person

    Atlanta, Georgia, USA

    Language: This workshop will be facilitated in English

    Cost: $595 Early Registration, available until 06/08/2024. $655 Regular Registration.  4 or more registering together, take $50 off each registrant. Limit 30 participants.

    Trainer(s) Information: 

    Dina Emser is a Professional Certified Coach and Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer with over 30 years of experience in education and over 20 years in coaching. She has taught every grade level, kindergarten through eighth grade, as well as college level students, teachers, and parents. For ten years she served as the principal of an elementary/middle school whose staff incorporated Positive Discipline principles including classroom meetings.
    Dina works as a Professional Certified Coach and Trainer/Consultant with businesses and organizational leaders. In 2017, she co-created the Empowering People in the Workplace program to share the tools and principles of Positive Discipline with business teams. The program has been translated in 5 languages and has been enthusiastically received worldwide. She has provided coaching and training for multinational businesses including Microsoft, LPL Financial Services and State Farm Insurance Corporate Headquarters.

    Dina has presented at conferences in the U.S., Canada, China and Panama for the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, Positive Discipline International Think Tank meetings and the National Association of Educators of Young Children. She has provided Empowering People in the Workplace and Positive Discipline training in 14 states and 9 countries on 4 continents. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Positive Discipline Association and is a Lead Trainer and member of their National and International Speakers Bureau. She was an Adjunct Professor for the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL.

    Workshop Description: 

    Empowering People in the Workshop has been designed to provide a step-by-step approach to help business professionals understand how to create a culture of mutual respect in the workplace. This program stands alone or offers significant enhancement to other leadership programs; it emphasizes experiential activities based on Positive Discipline principles and tools to inspire deeper understanding and change. Participants say that the Team Problem Solving Steps and the Team Meeting process provide fun and effective ways for them to get specific help with real opportunities and challenges at work.

    Attendees will earn recognition as Certified Empowering People in the Workplace Facilitators and will learn to:

    1. Deepen understanding of how Alfred Adler’s principles present a timely, holistic model for businesses.
    2. Deepen understanding of Top Card with a focus on strengths, and learn how to use many other Positive Discipline tools in workplace situations.
    3. Delve into childhood memories to discover how you formed some of your beliefs.
    4. Participate in experiential activities for better understanding of how to be encouraging to yourself and others.
    5. Learn how to facilitate the Team Problem Solving Steps (that are so effective in families, classrooms, and marriages), are also fun and effective in businesses.
    6. Learn how the Team Meeting process can effectively solve problems and create connection.
    7. Learn ways to use empowering methods of communication to promote a respectful, highly productive workplace environment.

    Contact: Dina Emser, dina@dinaemser.com, 309-645-0377

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact dina@dinaemser.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.

    • 10 Jul 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • 11 Jul 2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • In Person - Atlanta, GA (July 10-11, 2024)
    • 30
    Register


    Facilitator: Cheryl Erwin, CPDLT & Steven Foster, CPDLT


    Dates and Times: 07/10/2024 - 07/11/2024
                                      8:30 AM - 5:00 PM - EST

    Location:  In Person

                        Atlanta, Georgia

    Cost:  $449 Early Registration, available until 06/10/2024. $499 Regular Registration.  Four or more registering together take $40 off the fee.  Limit 40 participants.

    Language: This workshop will be facilitated in English


    Facilitator Information: 

    Cheryl is a Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer and the author or co-author of several books, manuals, and other resources in the "Positive Discipline" series. She has more than 25 years' experience as a marriage and family therapist and served as the Mental Health Consultant for Early Head Start at the University of Nevada, Reno.

    Steven Foster is the co-author of "Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs" as well as the Early Childhood Educators manual and tool cards. He has worked with young children and their teachers through Head Start for many years and provides coaching and consultation for parents and educators.


    Workshop Description:

    This two-day interactive workshop is designed for early childhood educators, teachers and caregivers who work with children from birth to six years of age. (Parents will also find this workshop helpful, however, the focus is on early childhood education).  Participants will learn to apply principles and tools of Positive Discipline, an Adlerian research-based philosophy, to working wit groups of young children.  They will also gain a deeper understanding of how young children learn, the importance of belonging and social and emotional learning, and how best to teach those skills in a classroom or care setting.  Participants will earn recognitions as Certified Positive Discipline Early Childhood Educators and will learn to:

    1. Create a classroom or care setting where children can develop a sense of belonging and significance based on the importance of contribution and mutual respect. 
    2. Understand how young children learn and how to adapt teaching to the needs of this age group. 
    3. Foster essential social and emotional skills to support development and school readiness and to understand behavior and how to guide it in groups of young children. 
    4. Teach the essential skills for developmentally appropriate participation in class meetings. 
    5. Learn Positive Discipline and Adlerian concepts for use in the classroom, preschool community, and with parents. 

    Download Flyer

    Contact: Cheryl Erwin, cheryl@cherylerwin.com, 7757714369

    Steven Foster, sfos54@msn.com, 9712756510

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact cheryl@cherylerwin.com in advance. 

    Lodging Information: 
    This ECE will be offered as part of the PDA Conference and Think Tank in Atlanta, GA. Lodging will be available at the conference hotel.


    The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

    Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

    This program is AMS CE approved!

    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.

    • 10 Jul 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • 11 Jul 2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • IN-PERSON Atlanta, GA (July 10 & 11, 2024)
    • 35
    Register


    Facilitator(s): Kimberly Halverson, CPDT & Casey O'Roarty, CPDLT

    Dates and Times:  07/10/2024 - 07/11/2024

                                       9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST

    Location:  IN-PERSON

                        3405 Lenox Road, NE

                        Atlanta, Georgia 

    Language:  This workshop will be facilitated in English.


    Cost:  $449 Early Registration, available until 06/10/2024. $499 Regular Registration.  4 or more registering together take $50 off. Limit 40.

    Facilitator Information: From being in international education for over 20 years, Kimberly cares deeply about inclusion; the exposure to, and privilege of, working with people coming from such differing backgrounds has cultivated in her an immense appreciation for the unique human spirit, honed her ability to consider multiple perspectives in varied situations, and enabled growth through sincere connections in all aspects of instruction and interaction. She has extensive experience working with people of all age levels in a diverse variety of roles in the classroom and leadership levels, extending to the parents and supporters of the broader school community. As a constant throughout her career, Kimberly has continued to strengthen her teaching, learning, leadership, and facilitation skills by actively participating in numerous communication courses, such as Cognitive Coaching, Adaptive Schools and Authentic Conversations. Among other developmental workshops she has taken or facilitated around the world as a pedagogical coordinator for several years, and now as a certified Positive Discipline Trainer, all her work is aimed at building stronger connections for more empowered interactions.


    Casey O'Roarty, M. Ed, is a facilitator of personal growth and development. Her work encourages parents to discover the purpose of their journey, while also providing them with tools and a shift of mindset that allows them to deepen their relationships with themselves and their families. As a Positive Discipline Lead Trainer and certified coach, Casey has led countless groups through workshops and classes that have left them feeling empowered and excited about parenting. She also offers an engaging podcast, live and online classes, and individual coaching at https://www.besproutable.com/teens/

    Her first book, Joyful Courage: Calming the Drama and Taking Control of YOUR Parenting Journey launched May 20th, 2019. Casey lives in the Pacific Northwest with greatest teachers – her husband, and two adolescent kids.

    Additional Information:
    "Parents need support now more than ever - and
    research tells us that children are 'hardwired' from
    birth to connect with others, and that children who feel
    a sense of connection to their community, family, and
    school are less likely to misbehave. To be successful,
    contributing members of their community, children
    must learn necessary social and life skills."


    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 kind and 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.

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    Contact: Kimberly Halverson, khpositivediscipline@gmail.com,15874479495

                     Casey O'Roarty, casey@joyfulcourage.com

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact khpositivediscipline@gmail.com, in advance. 

    The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

    Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

    CES: The Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. 

    This program is AMS CE approved!


    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.

    • 10 Jul 2024
    • 9:00 AM
    • 11 Jul 2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • IN PERSON - Atlanta, Georgia (July 10-11, 2024)
    • 22
    Register


    Facilitator(s):  Joy Marchese, CPDLT


    Dates and Times:  07/10/2024 - 07/11/2024
                                     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - EST

    Location:  
    Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center
                       Atlanta, Georgia, United States


    Language: This workshop will be facilitated in English

    Cost: $449 Early Registration, available until 05/10/2024. $499 Regular Registration.  Four (4) or more registering together take $40 off the fee. Limit 30 participants.

    Facilitator Information: 

    Joy Marchese is a global educational consultant, author, keynote speaker, parent coach, and emotional architect. For over 25 years Joy has worked with thousands of children, parents, teachers, and professionals to help foster a happy and flourishing environment in the home, in schools, and in the workplace.

    Joy is the Founder of Positive Discipline UK and co-author of Positive Discipline for Today's Busy (& Overwhelmed) Parent. She runs a successful global educational consultancy and coaching practice, and develops SEL courses and products to teach social-emotional skills in homes, schools, and organizations throughout the world.

    Joy sees herself as an encouragement consultant. With her combined passion and experience in education, positive psychology, parenting, professional development, and wellness she is able to give you a comprehensive look into the modern world of parenting, relationships, and personal and professional development.


    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. 

    Additional Information:

    Are you ready to stop "managing" students and learn tools for effective classroom leadership? Are you looking for a social emotional learning program that is woven into and consistent with your discipline program? Are you looking for ways to build a structure of trust and respect among school staff? This interactive Positive Discipline in the Classroom 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 Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educator.


    Contact: Joy Marchese, joy@joymarchese.com, 5167606243

    Download Flyer

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact joy@joymarchese.com in advance.

    Lodging Information: 
    Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

    3405 Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326


    The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

    Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

    CES: The Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. 

    This program is AMS CE approved!

    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.

    • 10 Jul 2024
    • 9:00 AM (PDT)
    • 26 Jul 2024
    • 11:30 AM (PDT)
    • ONLINE Via Zoom - Irvine, California (July 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 & 26, 2024)



    Facilitator(s):  Noha Alshugairi, CPDLT


    Dates and Times:  07/10/2024 - 07/26/2024

                                       July 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 & 26, 2024
                                       9:00 AM - 11:30 AM - PST


    Location: ONLINE Via Zoom - Irvine, California

    Language: This workshop is facilitated in English.

    Cost: $449 Early Registration, available until 06/10/2024. $499 Regular Registration. Limit 30 participants .

    Facilitator Information: 

    Noha is a licensed marriage & family therapist and Positive Discipline Lead trainers. She believes in the power of kind and firm relationships to effect change. She found in Positive Discipline the best philosophy and strategies to teach adults how to be an influential encouraging presence in the lives of children. That is why she is passionate about training others in Positive Discipline. She believes strongly in the power teachers have to change the lives of their students.

    Workshop Description:  

    This is an online interactive and streamed video workshop 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. 

    To Register:  https://square.link/u/kFNar2Nc

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    Contact:  Noha Alshugairi, nohaalshugairi@gmail.com, 714-312-6642

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact nohaalshugairi@gmail.com, in advance. 

    The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

    Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.


    CES: The Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. 

    This program is AMS CE approved!


    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.

    • 25 Jul 2024
    • 8:30 AM (CDT)
    • 26 Jul 2024
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • IN PERSON Austin, TX (July 25-26, 2024)



    Facilitator(s):  Lora Ferguson, CPDT

    Dates and Times:  07/25/2024 - 07/26/2024

    8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CST

    Location: In Person

    5000 Bee Caves Road, Suite 106

    Austin, TX, United States

    Language: This workshop will be facilitated in English


    Cost: $449 Early Registration, available until 06/25/2024. $499 Regular Registration. Limit 12 participants.

    Facilitator Information: 

    As a mom to a teenage son and a tween daughter, I have found parenting to be both the most rewarding and the most challenging part of my life journey. I love my kids with every part of my being, and yet sometimes I can't wait to get away from them for a quiet moment to myself (or a week -long vacation if I'm lucky). If you are a parent reading this, I understand this polarity you experience and I have been there many times! We need the support of other parents to truly feel that we aren't alone.

    I found my way to Positive Discipline first as a Licensed Professional Counselor working with teens and their parents back in 2008. I love using the tools and concepts of PD to help families grow closer through encouragement, contribution, and mutual respect. I find that helping parents focus on the long term goals they have for their children (that they are kind, generous, thoughtful, resilient, balanced, and so on) allow parents to relax and breathe into the process of nurturing their relationship with their child. And most importantly, they are able to slowly let go of controlling their child's behavior and refocusing on controlling their own behavior so they can be a powerful influence.
    I use PD in both a private counseling setting in my work at Austin Family Counseling, and through workshops with parents and caregivers in the community. I have done PD workshops in preschools, elementary schools, churches, non-profit agencies, and correctional institutes. I love sharing PD with parents and caregivers, educators, business leaders, direct care workers, and anyone who wants to be better at relationships. Please contact me if you want to learn more about bringing Positive Discipline to your group or family!


    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 kind and 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.

    To Register:  https://austinfamilycounseling.com/professional-trainings/teaching-parenting-the-positive-discipline-way-austin-july-2024/ 

    Contact:  Lora Ferguson, lora@austinfamilycounseling.com, 512-694-9298

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact lora@austinfamilycounseling.com in advance.

    The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

    Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

    This program is AMS CE approved!

    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.

    • 01 Aug 2024
    • 10:00 AM
    • 20 Aug 2024
    • 12:15 PM
    • ONLINE via Zoom - New York, NY (August 1, 6, 8, 13, 15 & 20, 2024)


    Trainer: Kathleen McClay, CPDT

    Dates and Times:  08/01/2024 - 08/20/2024
    August 1, 6, 8, 13, 15 & 20, 2024
    10:00 AM, EST - 12:15 PM, EST


    Location:
    ONLINE via Zoom - New York, NY

    Language: This workshop is facilitated in English.

    Cost: $449 Early Registration, available until 07/18/2024. $499 Regular Registration.  Contact facilitator for information on group discount. Limit 12.

    Trainer Information: 

    Kathleen McClay, a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer and Co-Founder of Positive Discipline New Jersey, has enjoyed facilitating workshops for parents and educators since 2010. Her many years of experience in the field of early childhood education as preschool director and teacher, along with her degree in special education, have inspired in Kathleen a passion to help children develop the skills necessary to become capable, contributing members of their kindergarten classrooms and beyond.

    As a Consultant with the School Culture and Climate Initiative, based at the Center for Human and Social Development of Saint Elizabeth University and a member of the United Way Success By 6 Social Emotional Learning Team, Kathleen has the opportunity to work with adults and students as they focus upon cultivating healthy, safe, respectful and engaging school climates.

    Positive Discipline New Jersey provides training, consultation and certification workshops to many public and private schools (PreK-12) and districts as well as community organizations. PDNJ specializes in: Whole School Positive Discipline Certification, On-Site Training, PD Leadership Team Support, Classroom Observation/Feedback and Parent Education.

    Kathleen is deeply committed to sharing the Adlerian philosophy and tools of Positive Discipline as a framework for building respectful relationships and helping children to develop essential social, emotional and life skills for independence and strong character. She has worked with international audiences and is honored to be helping forward the Positive Discipline movement as it spreads across the globe and throughout the United States. She describes her experience with Positive Discipline as life altering. "I began to see children and behavior through a different lens. Before long, it positively impacted all of my relationships. It's been an amazing journey and I love sharing this information with others and learning alongside participants."



    Workshop Description: 

    This interactive on-line live and streamed video workshop is designed for parent educators, teachers, therapists, childcare professionals and others who want an effective discipline approach. This method is based on Adlerian Psychology and integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging behaviors. Successful participants will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator and will:

    1. Learn research based and effective tools and techniques for teaching parents how to use discipline that is kind and 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.

    DOWNLOAD FLYER

    To Register:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teaching-parenting-the-positive-discipline-way-august-16813152024-tickets-852661161487?aff=oddtdtcreator 

    Contact:  Kathleen McClay, mcclaypd@gmail.com, 2017386948

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact mcclaypd@gmail.com, in advance. 

    The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

    Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

    CES: The Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. 

    This program is AMS CE approved!


    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.

    • 05 Aug 2024
    • 8:30 AM (CDT)
    • 06 Aug 2024
    • 4:30 PM (CDT)
    • IN PERSON - Chicago, Illinois (August 05 - 06, 2024)
    • 30
    Register


    Facilitator: Lisa Herold, CPDT


    Dates and Times: 08/05/2024 - 08/06/2024
                                      8:30 am - 4:30 pm - Central time

    Location:  In Person 

                        2017 W Montrose Ave.

                        Chicago, IL, USA

    Language: This workshop will be facilitated in English.


    Cost: $449 Early Registration, available until 07/05/2024. $499 Regular Registration.  Four or more registering together take $40 off the fee.        Limit 30.

    Facilitator Information: 

    Lisa Herold is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer and Empowering People in the Workplace Facilitator who provides leadership training and coaching to schools, families, and corporations.

    She is a passionate educator who has taught at the primary, intermediate, and middle school levels.

    Lisa served as Director of Parent Engagement and Positive Discipline at a private school in Chicago, where she was a member of the Leadership Team. She and her husband, Craig, reside in Chicago and are the parents of three adults who are their best teachers.

    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. 

    Additional Information:
    Any of us face new behavior challenges as we navigate life with COVID – 19, and teachers and counselors may find themselves discouraged and depleted. This two-day interactive workshop is designed for teachers, counselors, school staff, and administrators who are looking to boost their energy, renew their love for working with children, increase connection with colleagues and students and learn new practical strategies. Positive Discipline is an effective discipline approach based on Adlerian Psychology, that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging student behaviors. Attendees will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educators.

    Contact: Lisa Herold, lisa@lisaheroldconsulting.com, 847-404-3530

    Download Flyer

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact lisa@lisaheroldconsulting.com, in advance.

    The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

    Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

    CES: The Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. 

    This program is AMS CE approved!

    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.

    • 16 Sep 2024
    • 10:00 AM (CDT)
    • 02 Oct 2024
    • 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • ONLINE – Chicago, Illinois (September 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & October 2, 2024)
    • 30
    Register

    Master Trainer: Dina Emser, CPDLT 

    Date: 09/16/2024 - 10/02/2024

    September 4, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & October 2, 2024

    10:00 am - 1:00 pm - CST

    Location:  ONLINE via Zoom - Chicago, Illinois


    Language: This workshop will be facilitated in English

    Cost: $599 Early Registration, available until 08/16/2024. $655 Regular Registration.  Three (3) or more registering together, each take $50 off. Limit 30 participants.

    Trainer(s) Information: 

    Dina Emser is an author, speaker, Professional Certified Coach and Positive Discipline Lead Trainer. Over the last 20 years, Dina has served thousands of professionals through her trainings, individual coaching, and coaching groups. A former principal of an elementary/middle school, Dina was certified as a Lead Trainer with Positive Discipline in 1999, and as a Professional Coach in 2000. She has worked on 4 continents with schools and companies who wish to improve their organizational culture.

    Dina believes in a strengths-based approach, and knows from experience that people naturally contribute more and serve more effectively when they are encouraged. She is a contributing author of Roadmap to Success with Stephen Covey and Ken Blanchard. In 2009 she wrote her first solo book, Trusting the Fortune Within. She is the co-creator of the program, Empowering People in the Workplace, to train workplace teams in the skills they need to collaborate effectively.


    Workshop Description: 

    Empowering People in the Workshop has been designed to provide a step-by-step approach to help business professionals understand how to create a culture of mutual respect in the workplace. This program stands alone or offers significant enhancement to other leadership programs; it emphasizes experiential activities based on Positive Discipline principles and tools to inspire deeper understanding and change. Participants say that the Team Problem Solving Steps and the Team Meeting process provide fun and effective ways for them to get specific help with real opportunities and challenges at work.

    Attendees will earn recognition as Certified Empowering People in the Workplace Facilitators and will learn to:

    1. Deepen understanding of how Alfred Adler’s principles present a timely, holistic model for businesses.
    2. Deepen understanding of Top Card with a focus on strengths, and learn how to use many other Positive Discipline tools in workplace situations.
    3. Delve into childhood memories to discover how you formed some of your beliefs.
    4. Participate in experiential activities for better understanding of how to be encouraging to yourself and others.
    5. Learn how to facilitate the Team Problem Solving Steps (that are so effective in families, classrooms, and marriages), are also fun and effective in businesses.
    6. Learn how the Team Meeting process can effectively solve problems and create connection.
    7. Learn ways to use empowering methods of communication to promote a respectful, highly productive workplace environment.

    FLYER ATTACHED

    Contact:  Dina Emser, dina@dinaemser.com, 3096450377

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact dina@dinaemser.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.


    • 26 Sep 2024
    • 9:00 AM (MDT)
    • 27 Sep 2024
    • 4:30 PM (MDT)
    • IN PERSON - Calgary, Canada (September 26 - 27, 2024)

    Trainer: Ruth Buffam, CPDT

    Dates and Times: 09/26/2024 - 09/27/2024
                                      Thursday - Friday

                                      9:00 am - 4:30 pm - Mountain Time

    Location: In Person

                       2120 Kensington Rd. N.W.

                       Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    Language: This workshop will be facilitated in English

    Cost: $499.00 Early Registration, available until 09/05/2024. $549.00 Regular Registration.  Three (3) or more together take $50 off the fee. Limit 20.

    Trainer(s) Information: 

    Ruth is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, Workshop Facilitator and Child Behavior Specialist.

    Workshop Description:
    This two-day interactive workshop is designed for early childhood educators, teachers, and caregivers who work with children from birth to six years of age. (Parents will also find this workshop helpful; however, the focus is on early childhood education.) Participants will learn to apply the principles and tools of Positive Discipline, an Adlerian research-based philosophy, to working with groups of young children. They will also gain a deeper understanding of how young children learn, the importance of belonging and social and emotional learning, and how best to teach those skills in a classroom or care setting. Participants will earn recognition as Certified Positive Discipline Early Childhood Educators and will learn to: 

    1. Create a classroom or care setting where children can develop a sense of belonging and significance based on the importance of contribution and mutual respect. 
    2. Understand how young children learn and how to adapt teaching to the needs of this age group. 
    3. Foster essential social and emotional skills to support development and school readiness and to understand behavior and how to guide it in groups of young children. 
    4. Teach the essential skills for developmentally appropriate participation in class meetings. 
    5. Learn Positive Discipline and Adlerian concepts for use in the classroom, preschool community, and with parents. 


    To Register:
     
    https://bit.ly/4dwuxzp

    Contact:  Ruth Buffam, ruth@positivediscipline.ca, 403-818-5295

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact ruth@positivediscipline.ca, in advance. 

    The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

    Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

    This program is AMS CE approved!

    Cancellation/Refund Policy: 

    a) 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.

    b) 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.

    c) 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.


    • 27 Sep 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 2:15 PM
    • ONLINE via Zoom – September 27, 2024
    Register


    Join us for a variety of empowering short talks centered around Positive Discipline concepts and tools that foster growth and harmony within families and communities. Led by leaders in Positive Discipline, child development, psychology, counseling, and education, each presenter will offer invaluable insights and practical tips to cultivate and promote cooperation, mutual respect, and healthy communication among leaders, staff, teachers, parents, caregivers, and children.

    Date: Friday, September 27, 2024

    Time: 12:00 PM – 2:15 PM (Eastern Time) Check your time zone
    Languages: English and Spanish 

    Format: Live Online 

    Recordings: Available to registered participants 10 business days after the event.


    Intended Audience: Parents, professionals, psychologists, counselors, childcare providers, early childhood educators, teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, nannies, and even grandparents will benefit from the information too. 


    A Certificate of Completion will be provided only to participants who attend live and sign in and out during the session.



    PRESENTERS

    English: Foteini KaragrigoriDina EmserCheryl ErwinBecky DivinskiEva DwightHilary Diouf, Dodie Blomberg, Esmat Lamei, Melody Fananapazir, Nuno Martins, and Joy Marchese.

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    Español: 
    Alejandra SandovalMarisa Moya FernándezGigliola NuñezLaura Carrillo, Jaicy Blandin, Carolina Santelices, Vanesa Gomez, Karina Bustamante, Vanessa Zablah, Cristina Sanz y Analisa Williams.


    Descargar descripción de las charlas



    SCHEDULE

     TIME  SESSION
     12:00 PM – 13:00 PM  Block One
     13:00 PM – 13:05 PM  Break
     13:05 PM – 14:15 PM  Block Two




    REGISTRATION TYPES

    $45 – Public
    $35 – PDA Members (Before registering log in to www.positivediscipline.org)


    KEY HIGHLIGHTS

    • Understanding the power of connection: These talks delve into the foundational principles of Positive Discipline. Speakers will discuss how fostering a sense of belonging and mutual respect promotes a holistic approach to mental health and well-being.
    • Cultivating self-discipline and empowerment: This event emphasizes the role of Positive Discipline in nurturing self-discipline and fostering a sense of empowerment. Speakers will discuss the importance of developing self-regulation skills and a growth mindset. Practical tools and approaches for promoting intrinsic motivation and fostering a positive learning environment will be shared.
    • Shifting from mistakes to opportunities to learn: Speakers will explore the paradigm shift of striving for perfection to focusing on improvements.These talks will delve into leadership, focusing on solutions, repairing relationships, nurturing life skills, and teaching problem-solving skills. Real-life examples and research findings demonstrating the effectiveness of Positive Discipline in promoting long-term behavioral changes and emotional well-being will be discussed.

    Overall, the Positive Discipline Talks aim to inspire a shift in perspective towards more empathetic, relationship-centered approaches to discipline, fostering healthier and more fulfilling relationships between staff, business leaders, caregivers, educators, and children.

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    • A full refund (minus a $15 processing fee) will be given when the request for a refund is made up to 30 days prior to conference date.
    • Refunds are not available for cancellations less than 30 days before the conference date. However, paid registrants can transfer to future PDA training event including workshops 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 event. 
    • Participants will be notified by email if for any reason the event is cancelled.

    For special needs accommodations, please contact
    onlinelearning@positivediscipline.org

    • 03 Oct 2024
    • 9:00 AM (PDT)
    • 14 Nov 2024
    • 11:30 AM (PST)
    • ONLINE via Zoom - San Diego, California (October 3, 10, 17, 31, November 7, 14, 2024)


    Trainer: Julie Iraninejad, CPDLT

    Dates and Times: 10/03/2024 - 11/14/2024
    October 3, 10, 17, 31, November 7, 14, 2024
    9:00-11:30 a.m. PST (San Diego) / 6:00-8:30 p.m. CET (Madrid)

    Location:ONLINE via Zoom - San Diego, California

    Language: This workshop is facilitated in English.

    Cost:  $449 Early Registration, available until 09/03/2024. $499 Regular Registration.  3 or more registering together receive a discount of $40 each person. Limit 20 participants.

    Trainer Information: 

    Julie Iraninejad, M.Ed. is a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator, a Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educator, and a Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer who trains Parent Educators and Classroom Teachers for the Positive Discipline Association. Julie has a Masters of Education in Montessori/Early Childhood Education and has many years of teaching experience. She holds teaching certificates in early childhood education, elementary education, ESL and bilingual education, as well as Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) diplomas in Infancy and Primary Montessori. She has been trained in restorative justice and restorative practices by the International Institute of Restorative Practices (IIRP) and is also trained in Responsive Classroom by the Center for Responsive Schools. She is a Virtues Project Facilitator and has helped encourage and empower families and communities in character education for twenty years. Most importantly, she is a wife and mother of two precious children.


    Workshop Description: 

    This interactive on-line live and streamed video workshop is designed for parent educators, teachers, therapists, childcare professionals and others who want an effective discipline approach. This method is based on Adlerian Psychology and integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging behaviors. Successful participants will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator and will:

    1. Learn research based and effective tools and techniques for teaching parents how to use discipline that is kind and 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.

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    To Register:  http://www.parentingforabetterworld.org/upcoming-courses

    Contact: Julie Iraninejad, julie@parentingforabetterworld.org, +34 687171139

    Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact julie@parentingforabetterworld.org, in advance. 

    The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

    Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

    CES: The Positive Discipline Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6723. 

    This program is AMS CE approved!


    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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