Restorative school practices summer workshops announced

Restorative School Practices of Maine, a division of the Restorative Justice Project, is offering three workshops in restorative school practices for summer 2013. Check the RJP website for further details and a registration link.

Workshops

Summer Institute in Restorative School Practices

This three-day Summer Institute will introduce participants to the full range of Restorative School Practices. The Institute will include presentations, discussion, and practice using the Circle process, videos, and a panel of teachers and administrators who are using restorative practices in their schools.

June 26-28, 2013
Viles Arboretum in Augusta
Cost: $375 per person; discount (of $25 per person) for teams of five or more from a district
Register by June 5
Introduction to Restorative School Practices

This workshop introduces participants to Restorative School Practices that have proven effective and sustainable. The workshop format will include presentations, circles, discussion and video of restorative practices in action.

August 14, 2013 
Viles Arboretum in Augusta
Cost: $125 per person
Register

Restorative Conference Facilitator Training*

Building on the restorative philosophy, this workshop will focus on the conference process, where the person causing the harm is required to take responsibility and be accountable for his/her behavior. Participants will learn when to use the restorative conference process, how to prepare for a conference, and how to facilitate a scripted conference. This is a participatory workshop involving role-plays and facilitation practice with structured feedback.

*Requires previous training in restorative school practices. Summer Institute, Introductory or Circles course counts as previous training.

August 15-16, 2013
Viles Arboretum in Augusta
Cost: $275 per person
Register

*Requires previous training in restorative school practices. Summer Institute, Introductory or Circles course counts as previous training.

For those attending all three days (August 14-16), the cost is $375. To register for all three days, visit www.rjpmidcoast.org/cms/introduction-restorative-practices-and-restorative-conference-facilitator-training-august-14-16.

Refund Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing up to two weeks before the workshop date and will entitle the registrant to a full refund minus a $50 processing fee (for a two- or three-day training) or a $25 processing fee (for a one-day training). If you cannot attend and you choose to find a replacement instead, please email Tim with the new person’s name and contact information at tim@rjpmidcoast.org.

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