March 28-31, 2019
Royal Orchid Sheraton, Bangkok, Thailand
Founder of Positive Discipline UK and Positive Discipline Lead Trainer.
JOY MARCHESE, M.A., CPDLT, is an educator, well-being advocate, and author of Positive Discipline for Today’s Busy (& Overwhelmed) Parent (Harmony 2018).
For more than 20 years Ms Marchese has worked with thousands of children, parents and teachers to help foster a happy and flourishing environment in the home and in schools. She is the Founder of Positive Discipline UK.
She also runs a successful coaching practice and offers seminars and workshops to schools and organizations throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States.
Before moving from New York City to London, Ms Marchese had a private practice as a holistic health counselor and was the program director for an educational nonprofit organization working to build resiliency with at-risk youth.
Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way
Parent Educator Certificate Course
4 days: March 28-31
Learn how to provide parent education programs that are consistent with your classroom discipline programs - parents, teachers, and childcare providers can work together to provide a secure, consistent environment for children at home and in the classroom.
Teaching parenting the positive discipline way 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 emphasizes experiential activities that reach the heart to inspire deeper understanding and change. Parents love the parents helping parents problem-solving steps because this process provides a fun and effective way for them to get specific help with real problems.During the course, you'll discover how to:
- facilitate positive discipline parent classes.
- learn (and practice) how to effectively lead experiential activities and demonstrations that help parents "get into the child's world".
- teach parents to use non-punitive methods through connection and being kind and firm at the same time.
- guide parents to instill valuable social skills and positive behavior through the use of family meetings.
- understand the motivation behind a child's behavior instead of looking for causes.
- Deepen your understanding of the Adlerian approach to parenting and to teaching parenting by learning how to use mutual respect, cooperation, kindness and firmness at the same time and by seeing mistakes as opportunities to learn.
- Learn why children misbehave and how to respectfully encourage change in ways that eliminate most behavior problems.
- Learn the basic components of a positive discipline parenting class that work with any group of parents regardless of the age of their children, their reading ability or their culture of origin.
- Learn how to facilitate a parenting class from the position of a “non-expert” by drawing forth the learning from the participant's own experience.
- Learn (and practice) how to effectively lead experiential activities and demonstrations that help parents "get into the child's world."
- Learn how to facilitate the parent helping parent problem solving steps to guide families through solving real-life problems.
- Leave with a set of resource materials for future reference.
- Teachers, family therapists, social workers, psychologists, coaches, school personnel, and nurses looking for an excellent parent-education program that enhances learning through experiential activities.
- Parents who want an in-depth experience for working with their own children (suitable for all ages).
- The Positive Discipline Certificate Course is four days (March 28-31) and starts one day before the SEC itself (which begins March 29).
- Prerequisites: It would be helpful to read a Positive Discipline book before attending but not required.
- The Positive Discipline Association (PDA) will send participants their certificates directly along with their welcome letter and one year membership.
- Maximum participants = 20.
Continuum Levels: 3, 4, 5
NESA's Learning Continuum:
- Please sign up via the Spring Educators Conference registration form. (Maximum participants = 20)
- The Positive Discipline Parent Educator Certificate Course is four days (March 28-31) and starts one day before the SEC itself (which begins March 29).
Save paper and effort where possible!
For your convenience, and to support our efforts in being "green", all handouts/files posted here have been notated with an A, B, C or D indicating the following:
(A) hardcopies needed at workshop
(B) electronic version on laptop is sufficient (for viewing during the workshop)
(C) required reading PRIOR to the workshop
(D) file not needed for workshop itself, but simply material of additional interest/reference
(D) Meet Joy Marchese: Positive Discipline for Today’s Busy (and Overwhelmed) Parent