Positive Discipline Class

Location: Coastal Community Preschool

(At the Peace UCC Youth Room)

 7-Week Parenting Class Series in English

  For parents of pre-school to 5th grade children

 Tuesdays, April 10th to May 22nd, 6-8 pm, 2018



Madhu Lodha: Early Childhood Edu. Faculty, Cabrillo College, & Certified Positive Discipline Educator.

Julie Atkinson: M.Ed., Certified Positive Discipline Educator, Teacher and Westlake Parent


Cost:              $80 per participant. 50% discount for spouse /domestic partner.

                       Scholarships available. (Contact Marci Soler or Yael Lachman)


As a parent, you will learn to:

  • Practice firmness and kindness at the same time

  • Guide positive behaviors using encouragement instead of praise or rewards.

  • The importance of focusing on solutions rather than punishment.

  • Develop a mutually respectful relationship between you and your child

  • Teach your child to become more cooperative and capable and develop life skills

  • How to discover the motive behind your child’s behavior and how to use effective solutions to reduce the misbehavior

  • The power of Family Meetings and how to conduct them.

  • The importance of self-care



We will address these challenges

  • Difficulty listening

  • Disrespect

  • Bedtime and morning hassles

  • Tantrums

  • Sibling conflicts

  • Mealtimes


To Teach our Children:

  • Self-Discipline

  • Responsibility

  • Cooperation

  • Problem solving

  • Respect for self and others

  • Belief in personal capability

Spaces are limited, so act now! 

Please contact Madhu Lodha if you have questions about the class at madhu_95064@yahoo.com. Where possible both parents are encouraged to attend.

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