On Going Support – Positive Discipline Roots

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Positive Discipline Roots: Making It Stick!

On Going Parenting Support In Person or Virtual

So you finished the 7 week series and find yourself craving the weekly reminder that got you closer to your parenting sweet spot.

Monthly on Mondays between September and May, noon – 1:30pm OR 7:00pm–8:30pm.

Sign up for Roots and chose to attend in person or by video conference.

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 help you keep on track.

This series is open to anyone who has taken at least 10 hours of Positive Discipline instruction.

Positive Discipline Roots Series includes:

  • 8 monthly reinforcing classes.
  • membership in a private discussion group on Facebook.
  • optional participation in Buddy Support Program (you’ll get a buddy to talk to once/month for listening, brainstorming solutions, and encouragement).


Format: Warm up; Experiential activity and discussion; Parents Helping Parents Problem Solving.

Where: 801 Magnolia Ave., East Wing entrance, Piedmont, CA.

When: The 4th Monday of each month from noon to 1:30pm OR 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Facilitators: Lisa Fuller, MSW, CPCC and Certified Positive Discipline Trainer; Marcilie Smith Boyle, MBA, CPCC and Certified Positive Discipline Educator.

Fees:   Regular Individual $239; 2nd caregiver:  $160

***Early Bird (by Aug 30) Individual:  $200; 2nd caregiver:  $150

Questions: Contact Marcilie or Lisa

Topics for 2017 & 2018:

May 22:  Making It Stick  —  Tonight we’ll review key concepts from the season and devise strategies to lock in your learning and create supportive structures to make PD stick throughout the summer and beyond.

Set Limits That Stick in Three Simple Steps —  Identify where stronger or weaker limits are needed in your household, then learn and practice a three-step tool to set limits that stick.

The Belief Behind the Behavior —  Going deeper on Mistaken Goals of Undue Attention, Misguided Power, Revenge, and Assumed Inadequacy.

Bringing it All Together with Family Meetings —  Do’s, Don’ts, practice and Q&A.

Flipped Lids, Self Care, and the Power of Perspective —  How to stay cool, calm, and curious in the face of really irritating behavior.

Connection Through Empathy —  Experience the impact of empathy on connection, cooperation, and self-discipline.  Empathy could become your “go-to” tool.

Joint Problem Solving with PESOS  Learn/re-learn and practice this effective, simple process to solve patterned, negative behavior challenges collaboratively with your kids.

The Kids Are Fighting . . . Again!  —  Gain practical tools to encourage more peaceful, cooperative sibling relationships.

Back Talk, Defiance, and Power Struggles Learn how parents contribute to these unwanted behaviors, and what to do instead.

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