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Restorative Justice Speaker and Trainer
Kris Schweigert is passionate about Restorative Justice and Restorative Justice Peacemaking Circles, she authors the blog on this website. Kris has nearly two decades of Restorative Justice work experience. She is a dynamic trainer and presenter. She is available to work with agencies, school districts and conference committees to design and develop program material.
Restorative Justice work
The Institute of Restorative Justice and Restorative Dialogue, has contracted Kris to be the lead trainer for Restorative Discipline School Coordinator Trainings. Kris will serve the state of Texas in rolling out Restorative Discipline by training at all 20 Education Service Centers.
In this capacity as lead trainer, Kris coordinates a training team of professionals that provide 5-day intensive experiential training related to Restorative Discipline School Coordinators. School state from across the state of Texas attend trainings at regional Service Centers. Texas Education Agency (TEA) sponsors the project in partnership with the University of Texas-Austin School of Social Work.
Kris is also the VOD and VOCARE Coordinator for the MN Department of Corrections. In this capacity she prepares victims, offenders and volunteer facilitators for severe crime and violence victim offender dialogue. She also coordinates VOCARE sessions and speaks at RJ 101 graduations. RJ 101 sessions are facilitated in Minnesota prisons, by volunteer inmates who serve on Restorative Justice Councils. Kris assists the Restorative Justice Councils and works with the Restorative Justice staff to promote and expand Restorative Justice in Minnesota Prisons.
Since July of 2015, Kris provides all the training and contract services for Circle Space Services. She has worked with schools, restorative justice agencies, county government and universities to promote and develop the use of Restorative Justice.