July 9–11, 2018 | 9am-5pm each day
National Center for Higher Education
One Dupont Circle NW | Washington, DC 20036
In this intensive training, you will gain a thorough understanding of restorative justice principles and practices, strong facilitation skills, practical information about program implementation, and the satisfaction of having participated in a powerful intellectual, emotional, and spiritually-uplifting training experience.
Open to student affairs administrators, faculty, students, and other staff interested in implementing restorative justice on their campuses.
|Overview of Restorative Justice (RJ)
Principles, practices (circles, conferences, boards, CoSA), evidence of effectiveness, case studies, place of RJ in campus codes of conduct, restorative justice as a global social movement
Repairing harm, apologies, restitution, community service, rebuilding trust/safety concerns
Issues in Facilitation
|Introduction to Facilitation
Role of facilitator, sequence of process, pre-conference preparation, post-conference support and mentoring, facilitation guide or script, ground rules, listening and reflection skills
|Identifying Harms and Needs
Material/physical harm, emotional/spiritual harm, communal/relational harm, moving from harms to needs, applications for conduct violations, residential life; bias incidents, sexual misconduct, academic integrity
Program models, referrals, case management, marketing a program, training, policy and code revision, circle practice for community-building, restorative return from suspension