Tip of the Week – Maintain a Postive Attitude

In February 2008 SCVRJP was recognized by the American Probation and Parole Association.  The APPA is a organization of 30,000 US & Canadian Correctional Officers.  We were given the award at Winter Training Institute in Phoneix Arizona.  The day we left there was a 19 below windchill!  It was really great to walk outside without a jacket,…

Restorative Justice – meeting with victims

Recently I’ve had a number of meetings with victims, and worked with them in a variety of places in the Restorative Justice process.  Restorative Justice is victim centered, meaning the victims make decisions about participating, about the conference and support them after a restorative experience. I’d like to offer you my experiences and suggestions for working with people who have experienced harm.  I’ve got…

The 4-H Pledge promotes Restorative Justice Teaching

The 4-H pledge I pledge My head to clearer thinking, My heart to greater loyalty, My hands to larger service, and My health to better living, For my club, my community, my country, and my world. Do I ever love my Dad for being a 4-H leader.  My Grandparents started the 4-H club the Ramis…

Why I love training, teaching and facilitating workshops

The great people at CESA 7, Chris and Amy recently hosted another Restorative Justice training.  A one-day overview of Restorative Justice in schools was held in Green Bay.  Together 18 of us took a good look into the philosophy and background of Restorative Justice in Schools.  We did a demonstration Circle, my favorite part of…