Professional Speaker, Trainer and Bestselling Author
BA, CCFE (Certified Canadian Family Life Educator), DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster)
Canada's Peaceful Parenting, Family and Relationship Expert
Judy Arnall is a regular parenting expert on Global TV, Alberta Prime Time CTV, and CityTVClick here for demo videos
As a professional speaker, Judy Arnall is Canada's leading authority on non-punitive, respectful parenting and family relationships. She provides interactive topics for your company or organization on family leadership and communication. Judy will not read powerpoint bullets! She uses props, exercizes, photos and videos to present and engage the audience. She is a Professional Member of The Canadian Association of Professional Speakers CAPS, and a Distinguished (DTM) member of Toastmasters as well as a Certified Canadian Family Life Educator (C.C.F.E.) The information Judy presents is based on level A and B research which is high quality evidence.
Judy is author of the international bestseller (four offset print runs) “Discipline Without Distress: 135 Tools for raising caring, responsible children without time-out, spanking, punishment or bribery.” She has also written “Plugged-In Parenting: Connecting with the Digital Generation for Health, Safety and Love, and “The Last Word on Parenting Advice book. Judy has been a regular article contributor for the past 16 years to Calgary's Child Magazine and a regular guest on Global TV, City TV, Shaw TV, CTV and is regularly quoted in national magazines such as Chatelaine, Today's Parent, Parents, Canadian Living, Natural Parenting, ParentsCanada and Canadian Family Magazine, and newspapers such as Globe and Mail, Postmedia News, National Post, Metro News, and Huffington Post. As well, She is a discipline/behaviour expert at Mothering Magazine Online.
In addition to teaching classes under APCA, Judy was employed by Alberta Health Services, Perinatal Education, for 13 years and Families Matter Society for ten years. During that time, she co-developed the Alberta wide "Terrific Toddlers" four-week course curriculum with Alberta Health Services. She currently teaches Parent Effectiveness Training at The University of Calgary, Continuing Education, and speaks for LifeSpeak, Womens Health Resources, SACYHN, Chinook Learning and PACT - Parents and Children Together Association. Judy is certified to teach P.E.T. (Parent Effectiveness Training), and Terrific Toddlers as well as the Positive Discipline program. Judy has delivered hundreds of quality parent education sessions to thousands of parents in schools, libraries, corporate workplaces, and social agencies.
Having read 356 parenting books to date, volunteered for 13 years on the city wide crisis line, and having raised 3 adult children, 1 teen and 1 preteen, Judy is a realist who understands parenting in the trenches. Your audiences will connect with her idealism and also share her realism of family life. She can be reached at
Professional Parenting Canada
12018 Lake Erie Road S.E.
Calgary, Alberta, T2J 2L8
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Discipline Without Distress
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Plugged In Parenting
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Last Word on Parenting Advice
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Judy is certified to train (Click on logo for more information):
Parent Effectiveness Training Classes P.E.T.
Terrific Toddler Classes
Positive Discipline: For Everyday ParentingPositive Discipline
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