St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program – planned sessions for 2012
Locally, SCVRJP addresses public health concerns like teen driving, underage consumption, controlled substance use – by offering Circle sessions. SCVRJP also offers Victim Impact Panels, for those earning driving privlidges after a conviction for drinking and driving. Trained volunteers offer stories during sessions, community volunteers offer Restorative Justice, by participating in non-judgemental, supportive services where the impact of choices is shared by experience. The session descriptions: 2011 sessions.
SCVRJP also provides Restorative Response – which is a program that offers support to those impacted by suicide and sudden, traumatic loss. SCVRJP, is the lead agency working to provide informal support services for survivors and distributes the Grieving Families Guide.
Trainings are available at our River Falls location or on a contracted basis. Training can be provided on Restorative Justice, Restorative Justice Circles, School-based Restorative Justice, Classroom Circles or topics needed by your agency. Contact Kris Miner at SCVRJP, email: [email protected] or 715-425-1100.
SCVRJP relies on donations, service fees and grants. Your support is appreciated. There is one annual fundraiser, the WALK for AWARENESS, scheduled for July 28, 2012.
New volunteers are welcome! Please contact us if you are interested in joining our team!