Level 1 Workshops

Level 1 Workshops for ChildCare

and Early Childhood Settings

Positive Discipline Solutions for ChildCare Providers
& Early Childhood Educators

(Level 1 Core Workshop)

Length:  5 to 5 ½ hours

Workshop gives a comprehensive overview of Positive Discipline , the “Building Blocks” of Positive Discipline and introduces the Positive ChildCare Model which focuses on how to support the social emotional development of children through Positive Discipline.
Participants can expect to learn:

  • What constitutes effective and positive discipline
  • How to create an encouraging and nurturing environment that reduces behaviour challenges while supporting children’s social emotional development
  • How to help children self regulate
  • The importance of connection and attachment in the child care setting
  • How to communicate in ways that invite cooperation from children
  • Ways to empower children to use their power in constructive ways
  • Specific tools and methods to deal with common behaviour concerns in non-punitive, positive ways
  • And more!

This is a popular workshop for professional development in child care settings and can be booked for Saturdays (8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.), Sundays (12:00 noon to 5:30 p.m.) or on week days for those who close centres for professional development.

The workshop is also available in a 2 part format for groups wishing
to offer the workshop on two separate evenings.

Introduction to Positive Discipline in ChildCare Settings

Length:  2 3/4 hrs.

This workshop gives an brief overview of Positive Discipline and focuses on:

  • How to empower children in positive ways
  • How to communicate with children in ways that win cooperation

Can be booked as an evening workshop or as part of a professional development day.

Click here for the Workshop Price List


Other options available.  I would be happy to tailor a workshop specifically to your groups’ needs!


Ruth Buffam
Certified Positive Discipline Trainer
www.positivediscipline.ca;   www.positivechildcaresolutions.ca