Restorative Practices challenges traditional school discipline models with the goal of increasing equity and improving school culture. These Practices build relationships through constructive conversations, and consistent, common language and procedures. Learn how to facilitate classroom circles, restorative chats, restorative mediation, and circles and conferences. Learn a set of tools and strategies that draw on the belief that respectful communication helps reduce conflict and repair relationships. Evidence on the effects of restorative practices demonstrates decreases in suspensions, office referrals, expulsions, and reports of violent behavior. Each session will include videos, activities, discussion, and opportunities to practice.
This training segments the Restorative Practices into 8 session covering 6 discrete core skills
BONUS: 2 Bonus Sessons on bullying and students with disabilities, including detailed protocols and scripts!