Name of Training : Restorative Practices: Building Classroom Connections
Training Description : This highly interactive workshop equips school personnel with the necessary skills to facilitate the Restorative Practices Circle Process in their classrooms. A Restorative Practices Circle is not just a class meeting but a process by which people are brought together to both share and listen to the issues that impact them using the principals of restorative practices. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: •Establish a positive community in their classroom by learning how to use the circle process in preventative ways. •Effectively address classroom behaviors by using the circle process to engage students in problem solving. •Expand their classroom management tool belt by applying restorative justice principals. •Improve learning by creating a supportive classroom environment through stimulating discussion. All participants will receive course materials and "The Little Book of Restorative Discipline for Schools" by Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz and Judy H. Mullet.
Start Date : 03/25/2013
End Date : 03/25/2013
Start Time : 08:30:00 AM
End Time : 04:30:00 PM
Cost : $149 per person; Contact us for pricing on private professional development workshops.
Location : Oakland Mediation Center
Trainer : Kenzi Bisbing
Comments : This workshop will provide 6.5 Continuing Education Hours for Social Workers for an additional fee of $20. This workshop will provide .6 State Board Credit Hours for an additional fee of $25.
Class Limit : 16
Audience : Current K-12 school staff only. This training is ideal for teachers, social workers, and counselors looking for new tools to help have meaningful conversations with students and create connections in the classroom.
CEUs : SW CEU's 6.5, SB CEU's .6
Meals : Breakfast, lunch and refreshments provided.
Questions : Contact Kenzi Bisbing, Education Manager, at or 248.338.4280, ext. 216.


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