Resources for the Greater Austin Area
We are a dedicated group of counselors, educators, and parents providing resources for our communities and positively impacting the lives of children using the proven model of Positive Discipline developed by Dr. Jane Nelsen.
Establishing a meaningful dialogue with children through kindness and problem solving allows us to use a form of discipline that teaches not hinders social development.
Austin Parenting Network is a community of mental health professionals, parents, teachers, and policy makers committed to the practice, training, and growth of Positive Discipline within the greater Austin, TX area. We are a committed and diverse network of therapists and advocates invested in our children’s future.
Resources & Tools
There are lots of different tools available for Parents and Educators that focus on Positive Discipline. Here are some of the best available:
The original. This website is from Dr. Jane Nelsen herself and chalk full of resources and tools to get you started. The best part, she includes some great FREE RESOURCES for you to apply to your home or classroom. We recommend starting with her books for Parents or Teachers to gain some of these wonderful insights.
Take the next step in your Positive Discipline journey. The PDA is a national organization that works to disseminate the teachings and research of Positive Discipline through large scale workshops, conferences, and networking opportunities. They also offer a wonderful FREE VIDEO SERIES hosted by Dr. Jane Nelsen and the other top minds of their field.
A private practice located in Austin, TX dedicated to working with families and schools to promote the use of Positive Discipline.Austin Family Counseling approaches the growth of Positive Discipline through a grass roots effort to cause change on a local level. AFC also offers PD Workshops for Parents and Caregivers throughout the year. Be sure to check out their Positive Discipline focused blog series on facilitating communication with your child.