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Facilitator: Kristin Hovious, CPDT

Dates and Times: 07/24/2023 - 07/28/2023
July 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2023
1:00pm - 4:00pm CST

Location: ONLINE Via Zoom

Language: This workshop is facilitated in English.

Cost: $399 Early Registration, available until 06/24/2023. $450 Regular Registration.Limit 30

Facilitator Information: Kristin Hovious, MSPsy (she/her/hers) is an educator with over fifteen years of experience in vocational, adult education. In 2017, Hovious founded SEL Chicago to support adults in the important, urgent work of creating mutually respectful, dignity centered environments with intention. In her collaboration with educators, schools and families, Kristin aligns the work of authoritative leadership supported by neuroscience and culturally responsive practices that center dignity for all with the goal of creating trauma informed, healing centered, equitable learning environments. Hovious is the author of Our Brain Book, a rhyming children's book about self- and co-regulation. She lives in Chicago with her family and is currently working on her Masters in Social Work.

Workshop Description:  

This is an online interactive and streamed video workshop designed for teachers, counselors, school staff and administrators who want an effective discipline approach that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging student behaviors. Attendees will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educator and will learn to: 

  1. Develop a large teaching toolbox of kind and firm discipline approaches. 
  2. Establish explicit classroom structures and procedures. 
  3. Create an equitable classroom community based on mutual respect. 
  4. Understand the motivation behind students' misbehavior and how to encourage positive change. 
  5. Facilitate effective class meetings teaching social skills and problem-solving. 
  6. Learn Positive Discipline/Adlerian Psychology for use in the classroom and school community. 


To Register:


Contact:  Kristin Hovious,, 3128523249

Special needs/accommodations:  If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact, in advance.

The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

This program is AMS CE approved!


Cancellation/Refund Policy: Workshop Registrations: A full refund (minus a $35 processing fee) will be given when the request for a refund is made up to 30 days prior to the first day of a workshop. Refunds are not available for cancellations less than 30 days before a workshop. However, paid registrants can transfer to another workshop within one year at no additional cost. Refunds are not available after a transfer is made or if you do not provide advanced notice that you will not be attending the workshop. 

In the event of cancellation, participants will be notified by email.

Monday, July 24, 2023 - 13:00
United States

Online Learning

Positive Discipline offers online learning options for parents, teachers, and parent educators. Learn in the comfort of your own home and at your own pace. You have unlimited access to our online streaming programs, so you can watch and re-watch the videos as often as you like.