Restorative Justice and Restorative Practices

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;

  • 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.

This training is ideal for:

  • Teachers looking to incorporate restorative processes which complement trauma-informed practices
  • Justice leaders striving for innovative methods to address deficiencies in the criminal justice system
  • Volunteers who would like to facilitate Restorative Circles & Community Conferencing at GSMP
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution practitioners who would like to add skills to their repertoire of conflict resolution practices
  • Human Resource Managers interested in using new ways to facilitate conflict resolution issues in the workplace
  • Individuals seeking new ways to address harm and conflict in their communities