(Red Oak) Discipline with Dignity

(Red Oak) Discipline with Dignity

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Date(s) - Saturday, September 28, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Red Oak Fire Department, Community Room


This training is designed to help resource parents move from ineffective ways of disciplining foster and adoptive children to a more practical process that supports and contributes to self-esteem and dignity, while at the same time teaches and does not punish. Establishing expectations are critical to the process. Foster/adoptive parents will be exposed to ways in which ground rules can be established, how to extend praise and rewards for acceptable or desired behavior, and how to help children understand the purpose of discipline to ensure they learn and that their self-esteem and dignity are supported.

Curriculum includes:

  • Difference between Discipline and Punishment
    • Characteristics of Discipline and Punishment Seen Side by Side
  • Discipline Styles and Likely Reactions from Children
  • Establishing Expectations
  • Anger and Other Emotions
    • Our Own Emotions – It’s Not Personal
  • Share and Discuss Rules, Rewards, and Consequences
  • What if the Child’s Behavior is More Difficult than Ordinary?
    • Prioritizing Behaviors
  • Contracts for Teens: A Slightly Different Matter
  • Using Charts for Younger Children
  • How Not to Sacrifice the Relationship for the Discipline – Utilizing Natural Consequences Whenever Possible

Course Objectives:

  • Understand purpose of discipline
  • Understand importance of expectations
  • Inform on a variety of discipline techniques
  • Identify when discipline is ineffective and have options

This training has been approved for 3 hours of foster parent training credit.

Instructor: Hector Villareal

Please print and fill out this certificate and bring it to the training. Have your caseworker and training facilitator sign the form to ensure you receive the CEUs available. Always notify your caseworker or recruiter of your intention to attend any of the training or support group events on this calendar. Acceptable proof would also include the signature of the trainer on either training materials or notes that includes the title and date of the training.


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