Restorative Practices: Circles, Community Conferencing and Victim-Offender Dialogue

Objective

To prepare participants to assess conflicts and use restorative practices to address issues of concern in the community.

The  workshop includes:

  • Introduction to restorative justice theory;

  • Conflict assessment and the quest for transformation;

  • Introduction to restorative practices, such as circles, community conferencing and victim-offender dialogue;

  • Facilitation Skills and Techniques;

  • How to conduct face-to-face meetings designed to build community and facilitate restoration, healing, restitution, and reconciliation.

Ideal for community leaders, mediators, social workers, teachers, school counselors, criminal justice specialists and human resource practitioners.