Are you feeling challenged with tantrums? whining? bedtime routines? sibling conflicts? power struggles?
Is it hard to leave the park? shop for groceries?
Do you wish you connected more and argued less? Or, do you just want to learn some more effective parenting skills?
You are not alone!
Join parents just like you for weeks of parenting classes. Learn to discipline with firmness and kindness, have fun as a parent, and set the foundation for important social and life skills. Help your child feel a sense of belonging and significance through mutual respect and encouragement.
Based on Jane Nelsen’s Positive Discipline books, these classes are a fun way to connect with other parents in the community and practice the skills over a few weeks so that you can go more in depth with the material.
“Whether you’re feeling overwhelmed by parenthood or just need a little support, Positive Discipline of CT’s classes are for you. Within just a week of learning this new approach and implementing the strategies, I saw an immediate change in my children’s behaviors and my stress level. I am more calm, they are more cooperative and we are all more loving. Finally, there’s happiness in our home!”
-Julie R. (a past Parenting Class participant)
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Preregistration is required for all classes.
Want to learn about Positive Discipline?
Parenting the Positive Discipline Way
Location: Congregation Shir Shalom, Ridgefield, CT
Class Schedule: Four Sundays 11/19, 12/10, 1/7, 1/28 from 9:15-12:15
Register here by November 5th
Facilitator: Carol Dores, Certified Positive Discipline Trainer
Cost: $199 (includes materials) $339 couple. Pay by check to Positive Discipline of CT, PO Box 103, Brookfield, CT 06804 OR, Pay by credit card.
Scholarships are available based on financial need. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Click here to download the scholarship application form. Scholarship applications must be received at least one week prior to the start of class.
A full refund (minus a $35 processing fee) will be given for Full Session Classes when the request is made up to two weeks prior to the first class. Refunds are not available for cancellations less than two weeks before the start of the Full Session Parenting Classes or if you register, but do not attend the class. This does not apply to Special Classes or Short Sessions.
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No person shall, on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, handicap, marital status or national origin be excluded from participation in programs offered by Positive Discipline of Connecticut.
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