Resources for promoting positive discipline - resources for professionals

Childrearing Without Violence: Public Education against Corporal Punishment of Children and Promotion of Positive Discipline in Families and Communities (2006)

Format: Publication

About: Report of a workshop run by Save the Children and partner organisations in Thailand in 2006 which provides information and guidance on running public education campaigns. Published in 2006 in Bangkok, Thailand by Save the Children Sweden. 

Languages: English

 

Disciplining Children with Kindness: A Shiite Shari’a Perspective (2007)

Format: Publication

About: Texts from seven Ayatollahs highlighting the main Islamic sources and guidance on childrearing. Published in 2007 in Tehran, Iran by UNICEF Iran.

Languages: English

 

I Shan’t Say This Again: training teachers in behaviour management (2010)

Format: Publication

About: Book containing suggestions for school organisation and classroom practice in working with children whose behaviour is a concern. Written by John Bayley, Lynda Haddock and Nick Peacey and published in 2010 (2nd edition) in London, UK by the Institute of Education.

Languages: English (for purchase)

 

Non-violent discipline: a guide for training professionals (2008)

Format: Publication

About: Guide (62 pages) to running a two-day workshop with professionals who work with children and families on non-violent discipline. Published in 2008 in Bangkok, Thailand by Save the Children Sweden.

Languages: English

 

Parenting in contemporary Europe: a positive approach (2007)

Format: Publication

About: Book (175 pages) which addresses the core issues related to positive parenting and non-violent upbringing, with particular emphasis on parents' entitlement to support from the state in carrying out their parental tasks. Published in 2007 by the Council of Europe.

Languages: English, French, Croatian (all for purchase)

 

Policy to support positive parenting      

Format: Publication

About: Leaflet (6 pages) which lays out a set of general principles that underlie the concept of positive parenting and guidelines on how policymakers can support it. Published in Strasbourg, France by the Council of Europe.

Languages: English, EstonianFrench, GermanGreekRussian, Spanish

 

Positive discipline techniques: regional capacity building and advocacy workshop to replace corporal/physical and humiliating and degrading punishment of girls and boys (2005)

Format: Publication

About: Report of a regional workshop run by Save the Children in India in 2004. Includes information on the negative impact of corporal punishment, positive discipline techniques which can be taught to others and advocacy against corporal punishment worldwide. Written by Neha Bhandari and Ravi Karkara and published in 2005 in Kathmandu, Nepal by Save the Children Sweden.

Languages: English

 

Positive Discipline: What it is and how to do it - Training for Professionals, Workshops for Parents and Teachers

Format: Publication

About: Leaflet giving information on how Save the Children can contribute to training sessions which qualify participants to deliver positive discipline training to parents and/or teachers.

Languages: English

 

Skillful Parenting – Towards a Happy and Productive Child

Format: Slideshow

About: Slideshow which was used to train trainers as part of a study of an awareness raising programme to eliminate corporal punishment in Sri Lanka. Written by Piyanjali de Zoysa, University of Colombo in 2012.  

Languages: English

 

Systematisation of an Experience: Training Multipliers to Promote Positive Child Raising and End Humiliating, Degrading and Corporal Punishment (2006)

Format: Publication

About: Book (55 pages) about the experience of running positive discipline training with parents in Colombia in 2005-6. Published in 2006 in Bogota, Colombia by Save the Children UK, Fondo para la Accion Ambiental y la Niñez and Departamento Administativo de Bienestar Social del Distrito de Bogota. 

Languages: English, Spanish

 

The production of the film on alternatives to corporal punishment: A Betta Way (2010)

Format: Publication

About: Summary of the experience of the Legal Assistance Centre in Namibia in promoting alternatives to corporal punishment through creating and distributing a film and accompanying materials in 2010.

Languages: English

 

Traditional Maori Parenting: An Historical Review of Literature of Traditional Maori Child Rearing Practices in Pre-European Times (2011)

Format: Publication

About: A review of literature, published in 2011, exploring Maori parenting practices and the philosophy supporting these practices before 1642, which were used by Te Kahui Mana Ririki to develop the Tikanga Whakatipu Ririki parenting model.

Languages: English

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