Circle Training January 2020

Circle Training January 2020

2020 Circle Training As part of a 4 part series for 2020, our first session is scheduled for January.  This training will focus exclusively on Circle process. WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  Classroom Teachers, School Guidance Staff, Group home staff, counselors, therapist, social justice advocates and anyone else interested in this Restorative Justice process. You can register…

South Dakota Counseling Association Keynote Resources

South Dakota Counseling Association Keynote Resources

A 90 minute keynote presentation . . . I actually ran out of time and missed getting to make the Connections to Counseling and Restorative Justice. Here are the things I intended to share, my experience from Counseling & Restorative Justice: Working with ‘hurt’ people – make self care important. Compassionate Listening – a way…

Restorative Justice was trauma-informed before trauma-informed was a thing.

Restorative Justice was trauma-informed before trauma-informed was a thing.

Offering you 5 ways Restorative Justice paved the way for trauma-informed work in schools: Victim-Centered.  Restorative Justice gives voice, choice, validation, information and opportunity for reparation to those harmed by crime & conflict.  This created a trauma-informed skill-set in practitioners.  Research have shown the RJ reduces PTSD for Crime victims.  This demonstrates the approach reduces…