This brand new online course features inspiring wisdom and leadership from the field of Restorative Justice, Mindfulness, Nonviolent Communication and Social & Emotional Learning in schools. It will explore bringing these critical skills into school communities. The course is offered by the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice and The Peace Alliance.
All course sessions held at 5pm PST to 6:30pm PST
Featuring interactives with session guides.
Sessions will be audio recorded to share with registrants.
February 10: Nurturing Strong Roots for Systemic Change, Kay Pranis & Carolyn Boyes-Watson
February 17: Circling the Square, Nancy Riestenberg and Rita Alfred
February 24: Building Systems to Promote Dialogue: How Restorative Circles support Community Responses to Conflict, Dominic Barter
March 2: Orange County, FL team with Mara Schiff and others
March 9: From Conflict to Connection: Speaking Peace for the Next Generation, Jim and Jori Manske
March 17: Mindfulness and Restorative Justice Practices (RJP): Working with The Developing Nervous System of Youth, Chris McKenna of Mindful Schools
March 24: Rocks Breeding Roses: How to Transform Challenges in Restorative Justice Implementation to Fertile Ground, CamishaFatimah Gentry and Oakland Youth TBA
March 29 BONUS SESSION: Restorative Practices: Changing School Culture, Building Relationships and Transforming Discipline, Dr. Sandra Pavelka
March 31: Urban Schools: Evolution of Restorative Practice over Two Decades in Baltimore, Lauren Abramson of the Baltimore Community Conferencing Center
April 7: Fania Davis, Co-Founder of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY)
April 14: Jeffrey Weisberg of the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding on SEL (Social Emotional Learning) and interweaving RJP and wholistic modalities to build strong school communities
Basic Course Fee: $199
Sliding scale available starting at $99 for those who need it. If you can afford the higher end of the scale, we hope you will pay the full price so we can cover all our costs for bringing this important work forward.
This is a course for teachers, administrators, parents, interested community members, practitioners and anyone interested in this topic. Participants will gain insights into how they can build upon or begin their own restorative communities within schools and beyond.
Credential Sheets will be provided to all educators who wish to submit for CE/CEU's upon completion of course.