Positive Discipline Roots
Monthly on Mondays
7:00pm–8:30pm in Piedmont, CA OR 12:00 – 1:30pm PST in a Virtual Classroom!
A monthly Parenting with Positive Discipline reinforcing group for those who have completed at least 10 hours of Positive Discipline instruction.
Note: Only 5 spots left in Piedmont Classroom! 10-15 spots left in Virtual Classroom
So you completed your Positive Discipline classes but now find yourself craving the weekly reminder that got you closer to your parenting sweet spot. We’ve created this series JUST FOR YOU!
Join us each month to refresh your Positive Discipline perspective, and get support with parenting challenges through discussions and experiential activities. Together we’ll deepen and reinforce powerful Positive Discipline concepts to keep you on track.
This short, fun video might just help you remember why we all need help staying on track!
NOTE: Despite what the video says at the end, Lisa will not be co-facilitating for 2018-2019; she is taking a sabbatical.
This series is open to anyone who has taken at least 10 hours of Positive Discipline instruction.
Positive Discipline Roots includes:
- 8 monthly reinforcing classes
- binder with class materials (for live class) or downloads (for virtual class)
- membership in a private discussion group
- optional participation in Buddy Support Program (you’ll get a buddy to talk to once/month for listening, brainstorming solutions, and encouragement)
- access to recordings of Virtual Class for 1 year (from start of series)
2018 – 2019 Where, When, and Fees:
Format: Warm up; Experiential activity and discussion; Parents Helping Parents Problem Solving
Where: Piedmont Center for the Arts, 801 Magnolia Avenue, East Wing (entrance on Bonita, across the street from the tennis courts) or OnLine Virtual Classroom using video conference from wherever you are (we use Zoom Meetings.)
When: The 4th Monday of each month (except for May which is the 3rd Monday) from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in Piedmont, CA or 12:00 – 1:30pm PST in our Virtual Classroom. Convert to your time zone here.
Facilitator: Marcilie Smith Boyle, MBA, Certified Professional Coach and Certified Positive Discipline Trainer. Learn more about Marcilie here.
Early Bird by Aug 30: Regular Individual $219; 2nd caregiver: $160. Use the coupon code, EARLYROOTS at checkout.
After Aug 30: Regular Individual $259; 2nd caregiver: $170
One-month Drop In: $45
Refund policy for Season Pass Holders: We will provide a full refund minus transaction fees (if any) and $45/month up to November 2018. After that, no refunds are given.
2018 – 2019 Dates and Topics:
Sept. 24, 2018 Fostering Resilience and a “Growth Mindset” — revisit the difference between encouragement vs. praise and learn and practice slight tweaks in language that can help children bounce back from setbacks and feel more eager to take on challenges.
Oct. 22 Back Talk, Defiance, and Power Struggles — Learn how parents contribute to these unwanted behaviors, and what to do instead.
Nov. 26 Attached for Life — Create strategies to re-build or strengthen loving, trusting, connected relationships with your children that will keep them attached to you despite a peer-dominated culture.
Jan 28, 2019 The Productive Parent – Get time management tips to become more organized, productive, and guided by your highest priorities. Based on David Allen’s “Getting Things Done” and Peter Bregman’s “18 Minutes.”
Feb 25 My Kids Never Listen To Me — How to get your kids to listen (the first time.)
Mar 25 Emotional Regulation for Ourselves and our Children — emotional awareness, honesty and healthy expression for parents and kids.
April 22 To Be Decided by Current Roots Group — our last two topics of the year will be based on participant interest
May 20 To Be Decided by Current Roots Group
Wondering how the Virtual Class works? FAQ’s are below.
How will the interactive, virtual class work?
We will be using Zoom Meetings which is exceptionally easy to use. You will be given a URL link upon registration which will take you to the virtual classroom at the time of the event. You will see the facilitator on screen and will be able to see her computer screen, too. You will have the option of being seen as a participant, or not.
What are the system requirements?
Just about anything MOST people will be using, will work. Chromebooks will NOT be able to work with Zoom, I’m sorry! As long as the computer or smart phone was purchased within the last 15 years (some even longer) you will have no issue. You may also dial in using your phone, with or without camera. For more specific system requirements follow this link.
Can I participate using a mobile device?
Yes. You can use your smart phone with or without video. You can also just dial in with a regular phone for audio only (although I recommend having the ability to see the video, as well as hear the audio.)
Does my computer or phone need a camera to participate?
No. While I hope that most people will participate choose to be seen (because it’s more like a real classroom that way), you do not need to have a camera and even if you do, you can choose not to use it.
I live outside the United States. Can I participate?
Yes, Zoom works globally. You can start or join a meeting from any international location using PC & Mac , Android & iOS , H.323/SIP devices or telephone dial-in.
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