Positive Discipline Trainings

and other Professional Development Opportunities!

TEACHING PARENTING THE POSITIVE DISCIPLINE WAY
Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:45 - 11:15am (PST) Sept. 21, 23, 28, 30, Oct. 5, 7, 2020

We will "meet" Monday and Wednesday mornings for 2hrs, spread across 3 weeks (12-hour). This virtual training and certification will be experiential and hands on despite being at a distance, this training will offer professionals such as parent educators the opportunity to gain all the tools, skills, and credentials required to professionally facilitate Positive Discipline parenting classes. This training will help you connect with families virtually as well as in-person to model mutually-respectful relationships for children, promote children’s sense of belonging, significance, capability, encourage communication/problem-solving skills, and more!
 

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.

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$375 Early Bird Special until August 24, $425 after (includes book, manual, link to video training, PDA certification, and 13 Continuing Education credit hours).
Register at https://positivediscipline.org/training

 

Scholarships available, Agency: 2 or more $50 off registration per individual:

Please follow this link, http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3057436/Scholarship-Application

Facilitated by: Jane Weed-Pomerantz, Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer,

Colleen Murphy, Positive Discipline Trainer, Preschool Teacher, Parenting Coach

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RE-ENVISIONING SCHOOLS & SOCIAL JUSTICE EDUCATION
Wednesday, September 9th 2020 3:30-5:30pm (PST)

FREE WEBINAR: Learn about outlines for social jsutice education in K-12 schools, and how your school can work toward racial justice.
 

Who: This webinar is primarily for school principals, directors, educators and those working in education adjacent settings.

When: Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 from 3:30-5:30PM (PST)
 

What: This webinar shares outlines for social justice education in school settings (K-12), specifically around anti-racism. At this critical juncture in our nation's history, we have the opportunity to re-envision what our educational systems look like. Social justice education goes beyond implementing a few tokenized lessons on racism--learn about models for social justice education and how your school can work toward racial justice.

Facilitated by: Stephanie Tam Rosas, MA in Counseling Psychology, Current PhD graduate student at UCSC, and Certified Positive Discipline Educator 

Stephanie Tam Rosas,

SchoolsForSocialJustice@gmail.com

Visit: SchoolsForSocialJustice.com

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Positive Discipline Trainings (on pause)

Accepting requests for virtual agency trainings, and non-certification trainings in 2020-2021
*Each training available in English and Spanish inquire today!


Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators 

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 their 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.​


 
Positive Discipline in the Classroom 

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. 

Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way 

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.

 

 

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