Circle Space Services will work with your agency to design appropriate training sessions. Please contact Kris directly at circlespaceservices(at)gmail.
Two-day Circle-Keeper Training
Provides school staff, educators, social workers, juvenile justice staff, advocates and parents the resources for utilizing Peacemaking Circles. Experiential learning that provides the philosophy, technique and experience of Circle process. Training includes the specific core elements and stages of a Restorative Justice Circle. Learners engage in the range of applications including classroom management, academic reflection and problem solving. Training provides tips and techniques for challenging behaviors. Training includes small group work and exploring how to apply and utilize school-based restorative justice unique to each environment.
Two-day Implementation Training
Provides administrators, supervisors and leaders in school-based restorative justice, clear philosophy and approach to deliver effective best practice restorative models. Training provides examples for implementing a whole-school approach. Facing challenges and resistance will be explored with resources for moving a team and building forward. Advance practice skills, including techniques for difficult situations and challenging individuals will be highlighted. Training provides skill development and interactive learning.
- Classroom Behavior Management
- Restorative Justice Conflict Resolution
- Youth Development – social emotional learning
- Community building and group facilitation
Participants will learn:
- Restorative Justice Philosophy
- Core Circle elements and Circle stages
- Role of a Circle keeper
- Circle applications and potential
Kris Miner Schweigert has been providing Circle Training since 2004 and has facilitated numerous Circles in a variety of settings, ranging from prisons to kindergarten classrooms. She brings engagement and passion to each of her trainings. She has been a contracted trainer for several school districts across the United States and assisted with local and state initiatives to implement Restorative Practices. Kris’ resume