Held at One Dupont Circle, Washington, DC
Sessions run from 9:00am – 5:00pm each day and include lunchRegister Here >>
$475 for ACPA members and $675 for non-members. A student discount will be available.
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.Training Topics
Overview of 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
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
Issues in Facilitation
Diversity and inclusion Trauma-informed care Denials of responsibility Blaming and shaming Safety concerns Secondary victimization
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