In this virtual workshop, participants will learn the basics of restorative justice (RJ), looking at the definition of the phrase and the history behind it. The themes explored may include: rethinking justice, exploring harm, developing restorative approaches, and applying RJ values to our lives.
Trainer: Barbie Fischer is Executive Director of Restorative Encounters, a nonprofit association of practitioners around the globe offering training & capacity-building in the field of restorative justice. Ms. Fischer has almost 20 years of experience in restorative justice, working in community & program development with various organizations & government agencies around the world. She is known for her engaging workshops & presentations on RJ, restorative practices, and trauma healing. Her passion is uncovering restorative ways to heal trauma at all levels of society and sharing that information with others.