STEP is short for
Systematic Training for Effective Parenting---
Rooted in the classic psychological theories of Drs. Alfred Adler and Rudolf Dreikurs, STEP is positive discipline: smart, loving, and very practical.
STEP teaches anyone who works with or cares for children how to encourage, empathize, and discipline-- without rewards, punishment, bribery or revenge.
It doesn't deal in stickers and prizes, but instead teaches civility, respect, and lasting methods.
The result? Self-motivated, self-disciplined kids-- and happier parents.
One STEP Ahead delivers the knowledge we need-- both philosophy and practical techniques-- to build healthy, long-term relationships with the most precious ones in our lives-- our children.
You can fall in love with your children-- all over again.
Please scroll down for an important new message from STEP Instructor Liz Neville--
PARENTS--- THANKS FOR YOUR INTEREST!!WE'VE JUST PASSED 86,543 VISITORS AND OVER 110,076 PAGE VIEWS ON THIS WEBSITE SINCE IT WAS LAUNCHED IN LATE 2010.
THANK YOU FOR HELPING TO SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT THIS WONDERFULLY LIFE-CHANGING PROGRAM--
Here's what a businessman and father has to say about the positive discipline approach of One STEP Ahead:
"What a wonderful class.
As a father, I must admit that I had a preconceived idea, that this course would be better for moms, and that I would be out of place in the discussions, as my perspective was different. Boy was I wrong! I recently mentioned to another dad that they should take this course the next time it is available in our area.
I actually didn’t want the class to end, as I found the idea sharing & brain- storming among the other parents to be so enriching and rewarding.
Liz's open-minded approach and insight was truly appreciated. She presented the techniques of STEP with practical examples and in such a fun and easy going manner.
STEP is truly systematic, it’s not easy but it can be so rewarding that it really allows you to communicate with your child.
My wife and I highly recommend it to any parent who would like to have a calmer household!"
-- Thanks to Chad Gulrajaney, Dwight-Englewood Parent, 8/11
See the Testimonials Tab for more--
from Workshop Instructor Liz Neville:
Due to family circumstances I have been unable to plan and
promote Group Workshops for the past year and the foreseeable future, much to
If your group has the space and the interest to host a Group Workshop, however, please contact me about setting one up.
I continue to offer a one-on-one version of the Workshop,
called STEP Private Coaching, an 11-hour, 7-session distillation of the Group
Workshop, scheduled at your convenience. Click on the Tab at right "How Can I Learn STEP" for more info.
I also continue to consult on an hourly basis with clients who have taken
STEP with me (in Group or private format) and would like a refresher.
My love for STEP, and the joy of helping parents find strength
and happiness in their family life, have led me to the decision to return to
school for another degree, this time specifically to earn the credentials for
counseling and therapy.
I will continue to be available for private coaching
sessions, and to answer your questions and be of assistance whenever you need
Please feel free to contact me; as always I love to hear from you.
Private coaching services--learn STEP one-on-one-- are always available. Please click the *How Can I Learn STEP* Tab for details.