3 ways I align Trauma Responsive Schools & Restorative Practices

I’ve been teaching Restorative Practices in schools for nearly two decades, that is almost 20 years.  I’ve learned an enormous amount from doing this.  I’ve been informed about managing a classroom, dealing with different systems, addressing competing priorities and the experiences of teachers & administrators. In addition to being able to facilitate a great deal…

Janice Bad Moccassin

Janice Bad Moccassin

Transformational Horse Inspired Healer/Certified Equine Specialist (EAGALA) Janice Bad Moccasin, tribal member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, resides in Shakopee, MN and currently serves as a Dakota Culturally Restorative Facilitator role for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community for the past 25 years. Her educational background is Psychology also a life learner of the Dakota…

Advanced Training June 2019

Advanced Training June 2019

Restorative Justice Peacemaking Circles 3-Day Advanced, Intensive & Experiential Training Please join us on June 3, 4 & 5 2019 in rural South Dakota for a unique and intensive training experience. Peacemaking Circle trainers and practitioners are invited to attend this in-depth exploration of the core values and key principles of Peacemaking Circles. Attendees will…

5 options to make Teen Court more restorative.

Typically when I blog about teen court (links to past posts), I am providing examples about how it is not really Restorative Justice.  I have learned and recognize there are many different models and versions of Teen Court.  I do appreciate the youth development and alternative approach that teen courts can provide.  I am going to…

Living the Restorative Justice Peacemaking Circle Assumptions, one conversation at a time.

There are 7 core assumptions that Restorative Justice Peacemaking Circles utilize.  Link Here The True Self in Everyone Is Good, Wise, and Powerful The World is profoundly Interconnected All Human Beings have a Deep Desire to be in a Good Relationship All Humans Have Gifts & Everyone Is Needed for What They Bring Everything We…