Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators (in Spanish)

What: This is a 2-day (16-hour) training early childhood educators, child care professionals, parents and others who work with children birth - 6 years old. 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 a Certified Positive Discipline Early Childhood Educator and will:

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. Learn to foster essential social and emotional skills to support development and school readiness, and 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.

When: Friday and Saturday, November 8th and 9th 2019, from 8:30am-4:30pm

Where: Mountain Valley Early learning Center 115 Bardin Rd., Salinas CA 93905

Who: Facilitated by Laura Valdez Chavez, Certified Positive Discipline Trainer
Cost: $425 ($375 if registered and paid by October 15th, 2019)


For accommodations, scholarship inquiries, and to register
email: motivandotucorazon@gmail.com or call 831-247-0718

 

Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (in English)

What: This is a 2-day (16-hour) training for parents, family service providers, social workers, clinical/medical professionals (and others) to become Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educators and to then have the ability to teach Positive Discipline parenting classes and workshops.    

 

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. Research has demonstrated the importance of social and emotional learning, even above academics.

Participants will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator and 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.

When: 2 DAYS Saturday, September 21st AND Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 from 8:30am-4:30pm

Where: Watsonville Community Hospital, 75 Nielson Street, Watsonville, CA  95076 Conference Room #1

Who: Facilitated by Jane Weed-Pomerantz, Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer.  Jane is the Co-founder of Positive Discipline Community Resources (PDCR), its first Board President, a seasoned facilitator in correctional facilities, and an experienced teacher trainer in school settings in districts throughout many counties.  Jane is also former Mayor of the City of Santa Cruz, the wife of a retired firefighter, and the mother of four wonderful now adult children.

Cost: $375 per person (includes printed material, book, manual, snacks, PDA certification fee, and 13 Hours of Continuing Education Credit). 

Contact: Call 831-476-7284 x107 for info regarding sliding scale fee.

To get on our waitlist email: stephanie@pdcrcc.org

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Positive Discipline in the Classroom (in English)

What: This is a 2-day (16-hour) training for School District Administrators, School Leadership Teams, Teachers, Classroom Aides, After-school Providers, Daycare Providers, Coaches, and anyone working with students of all ages and needs.  

 

Positive Discipline in the Classroom (developed by Jane Nelsen and Lynn Lott) is a research-based classroom management program that empowers teachers with skills to build their students’ sense of community, prepare them for successful living, and increase academic achievement. Experiential learning methods give you skills to help students practice better cooperation, social skills, self-direction, responsibility, and mutual respect in the classroom. Positive Discipline in the Classroom materials go hand in hand with the Positive Discipline parent education program that can be taught at your school to increase the parent-school connection. 
 

Participants will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline in the Classroom Educator and will:  

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 belief behind the students' misbehavior and how to use encouragement to motivate 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. 
 

When: SPRING 2020

 


 

 

Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators (in English)

What: This is a 2-day (16-hour) training early childhood educators, child care professionals, parents and others who work with children birth - 6 years old. 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 a Certified Positive Discipline Early Childhood Educator and will:

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. Learn to foster essential social and emotional skills to support development and school readiness, and 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.

When: SPRING 2020

 

 

 

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