Training & Technical Assistance

A four day experiential training prepares participants to facilitate peacemaking circles in the community, schools and juvenile justice settings. Participants learn the fundamental elements of circles including ritual, story-telling, creating safe space, establishing shared values, building relationships and trust, and consensus decision-making. While shorter training may prepare participants to facilitate check-ins and celebration circles; we believe the depth of experience gained over the four days is necessary to prepare participants to keep circles involving serious conflict and deep emotional issues

Four Day Peacemaking Circle Keeper Training

This training model is traditionally a 360 degree approach to educate school or youth serving communities on the value of Restorative Justice as a way to build inter-group trust and community, with the intent of being able to better-serve and educate our youth with newly strengthened relationships.

RJ trainings are offered in three tiers to participants.

  • Tier 1: Relationships and Community Building

  • Tier 2: RJ Intervention—Responding to Harm or Wrong Doing

  • intervention and Conflict Mediation.

  • Tier 3: Reentry, Welcome & Celebration Circles

Restorative Justice (RJ) Trainings
(Three Tier- 360 Approach)

The TA, Consulting and Coaching Sessions provide a space for trained circle keepers to address challenges in conducting or implementing circles, share experiences, receive feedback and participate in peer-to-peer problem-solving.We also offer consulting and support for school-wide, organizational, pragmatic shifts towards a more restorative culture.

Technical Assistance Consulting, And Coaching Sessions

Workshops, Trainings, and Presentations can be customized for audiences of all sizes and community needs including but not limited to:

  • Intro to Restorative Justice Workshop

  • Peacemaking Circle Workshop 

  • Intro to Youth Development

  • Limited Peacemaking circle training

  • RJ & Trauma Informed Approaches

  • Mentoring 101

  • Facilitation and Youth Facilitation 101

  • RJ & the liberation of Black and Brown Girls

  • Creating Healing Space for Youth

Customized Workshops and Trainings

TESTIMONIALS