This is a two day training and includes a mentor manual for each attendee. A coordinator manual will be provided for those who will be coordinating the program.
Juvenile Community Accountability Program
This is a one - two day training for community members to work with youth who have been cited for low level offenses. A manual will be provided for each attendee.
Skills you can use immediately to strengthen relationships and respond to conflict:
Basic Introduction to Restorative Practices
You will learn a range of strategies you can use every day. You will learn how to set high expectations while being supportive. You will practice how to provide direct feedback and how to ask questions that foster accountability. You will also learn the most effective methods to resolve common conflicts.
Using Circles Effectively
Circles are an essential process for building social capital, resolving social problems and responding when harm occurs. Circles create a positive learning environment. You will learn by participating in circles with other attendees, taking turns to learn how to facilitate. By the end of the day, you will be prepared to return to your setting and run your first circle!
Basic Introduction to Restorative Practices & Using Circle Effectively can be taken for credit with the International Institute of Restorative Practices.