PARENT workshops

Learn how to support and encourage your child through the unique experiential activities which are the hallmark of all Positive Discipline workshops. Discover how to effectively and respectfully guide your child to become more responsible, co-operative and empowered in the long term. You'll have the opportunity to express specific challenges you are experiencing and explore lasting solutions. Leave encouraged, energized and equipped with the tools to handle even the difficult parenting challenges.

These workshops are suitable for parents of children of all ages..


Module 1 - Discover the Belief behind the Behaviour

In this 4 session course, parents learn the basic concepts of the Positive Discipline model and discover the hidden belief behind their child’s behavior (as well as their own role in it) Participants learn effective and positive tools to deal with misbehaviour, empower their children and respectfully encourage long lasting change.

Click on your child’s school below for details of upcoming workshops there.

Module 2 - The Art of Encouragement

Equipped with the basic tools of Positive Discipline and an understanding of why their children behave the way they do, parents learn how to effectively encourage themselves and their children. Participants learn the important differences between praise and encouragement and how to motivate their children to develop mutual respect, real responsibility and problem solving skills. (This workshop is only open to parents who have already taken part in the Module 1 workshop)

Time: 4 x Thursdays 19.30 - 21.30
Dates: March 21st, 28th, April 3rd, 11th, 2019
Location: To be confirmed
Fee: €50 per participant

Fees for each module are €50 per person. The fee includes:
A copy of the Positive Discipline book
8 hours of instruction including refreshments at each workshop
Weekly reports, reading and homework assignments  


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On behalf of The JFKS Verein and the school counselling team, parents of students at JFKS are invited to a special screening of  Screenagers on August 31st, 2018.
11.30am at Bali Kino or at 7pm at JFKS. 

This internationally acclaimed documentary explores parental struggles over their teen’s use of digital media and offers solutions to help families find balance. Experts share their thoughts on the topics the movie covers, which include social media, video games and internet addiction, digital citizenship and more. Parents of JFKS  students will receive an email with details of how to reserve a ticket. 

Previous Positive Discipline Workshops and courses @ JFKS

7 - Sept 18th to Nov 13th, 2018
6 - March 7th - May 2nd, 2018
5 - September 14th - October 19th, 2017
4 - June 10th 2017
3 - May 11th - June 29th, 2017
2 - May 6th 2017
1 - February 6th - March 27th, 2017