We offer a two-day Restorative Practices training, which includes Community Building (Day 1) and Repairing Harm (Day 2). You must attend both days. See below for training descriptions and registration links.
- Please obtain your site administrator's approval prior to registering for these trainings.
- Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.
- Trainings will be held from 9am to 4pm in Room 18 at the Office of Pupil Services located on 727 Golden Gate Avenue.
- There is only 2-hour or metered street parking available. Please take public transportation and/or carpool if possible.
Substitute coverage will be available. For Classified staff, we can only provide subs for Paraprofessionals, except N10 paras. Sub request information is due 3 1/2 weeks prior to the event and you can submit sub request information when you register.
two-Day Restorative practices
Benefits of Restorative Practices include:
A stronger school community
Improved classroom climate
Fewer disciplinary referrals
More instructional time
Community Building (Day 1)
The community building workshop teaches Restorative Practices principles and skills that foster relational trust for creating and maintaining a positive school culture.
- Understand the principles of Restorative Practices
- Understand and explain the social discipline window and its connection to relationships
- Make affective statements and explain why they are used
- Plan and facilitate community building circles/activities
- Facilitate fair process decision making routines
Repairing Harm (Day 2)
The repairing harm workshop teaches educators processes to repair harm and restore relationships through a restorative lens in response to escalating and challenging behaviors that may occur within a school community.
You must have participated in Community Building (Day 1) prior to attending Repairing Harm (Day 2).
- Gain competency in utilizing restorative processes across various levels of formality.
- Understand the paradigm shift from punitive to restorative discipline and its connection to the social discipline window.
- Comprehend the various contributing factors to disproportionality and the importance of restorative practices.
- Understand the function, components, and application of utilizing restorative questions.
- Plan and facilitate restorative processes: impromptu restorative conversations, restorative circles, and restorative conferences.
Both days provide interactive skill-building activities and processes that allow participants to integrate Restorative Practice competencies into their professional practice promoting safe and supportive learning environments.