Teaching Parenting with Positive Discipline - Mary Jamin Maguire, MA, LP, LICSW

4/3/2020 - 8:30am CDT to 4/17/2020 - 5:00pm CDT

This workshop meets on two Fridays, April 3, 2020 and April 17, 2020 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm each day. Both must be attended to receive the certification.

Teaching Parenting with Positive Discipline, developed by Lynn Lott and Jane Nelsen – based upon the work of Alfred Adler and Rudolf Dreikurs. It is a research-based parent education program that provides a step-by-step approach to starting and leading experientially based parenting classes, and leads to Certification as a Positive Discipline Parent Educator. This program uses experiential activities that inspire deep understanding and change, it stands alone or offers significant enhancement to any parent/family program or professional practice.

Participants in this workshop will:

  1. Learn to plan and facilitate a class for parents about Positive Discipline.
  2. Learn effective, research based, theory, tools and techniques for teaching parents how to use discipline that is kind and firm at the same time (non-punitive, non-permissive).
  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.
  5. Be eligible for Certification as a Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

About the Trainer: Mary is a child and family therapist with the Adler Center for Families & Community in Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA). She has been working with children (birth to 18 years) and parents since 1982 and has been a Lead Trainer with the Positive Discipline Association since 2003. Mary 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.

Pricing: Early Bird Registration by March 20, 2020 $375.00

Regular Registration $425.00

If four or more participants register together, take $40.00 off each registration fee.

This workshop will be limited to twenty (20) participants.

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

Special Needs/Accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Ev Haas, Adler Graduate School, in advance.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: 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 the fee to another workshop offered by the Positive Discipline Association within one year at no additional cost.

Presenter(s): 
Mary Jamin Maguire, MA, LP, LICSW
Fee: 
$335 – $425
To Register: 

Location: 
Adler Graduate School, 10225 Yellow Cir Dr, Minnetonka, MN 55343