SCHOOL BASED TRAINING PACKAGES INCLUDE:

Introductory Workshop/Twilight Sessions:
Two hour sessions held at your school or a venue of your choice. The sessions can be delivered to staff, pupils, parents or governors and provide a basic introduction to restorative approaches. The workshop looks at how a school can begin the process of becoming restorative and why restorative approaches are so effective in reducing exclusions, reducing bullying and raising standards of behaviour - These sessions are suitable as twilight sessions and can be modified for the particular needs of your school - Presentation with Handouts.

COST: Your own training event with up to 12 delegates £350*
Large Group 12-24 £450*

1/2 Day Basic Introduction:
A half day introduction that gives a chance to explore the challenges of implementing a new program & philosophy in a sustainable way within your school community. We begin to explore the principals of Restorative Justice and Restorative Approaches; how they work, what they are and what they can do to help schools become safer, happier and more productive place to learn. The presentation looks at how a school can develop and implement the process of becoming restorative. Time is spent on how to identify situations suitable for restorative approaches and why restorative approaches are so effective in reducing exclusions, reducing bullying and raising standards of behaviour Each session is modified for the particular needs of your school and can be suitable for whole school training - Presentation with Handouts.

COST: Your own training event - £450

1 Day Workshop
A full day introduction to Restorative Approaches that gives a greater opportunity to explore the challenges of implementing Restorative Approaches in a sustainable way within your school community. We look at the principles of Restorative Justice and Restorative Approaches; how they work, what they are and what they can do to help schools become safer, happier and more productive place to learn. The presentation looks at how a school can develop and implement the process of becoming Restorative. Specimen action plans for the implementation of RJ into a school can be considered if useful. Time is spent on how to identify situations suitable for restorative approaches and why restorative approaches are so effective in reducing exclusions, reducing bullying and raising standards of behaviour - Each session is modified for the particular needs of your school and can be suitable for whole school training - Presentation with Handbook.

COST: Your own event with up to 12 delegates £500*
Large Group 12-24 £900*

1 Day Peer Facilitation/Mentoring Development
We can offer training for your pupils so they can use the principals of peer mentoring within a restorative approach, how to be a good peer mentor, facilitate informal conferences, using affective questions, affective listening, identify more complex issues of conflict for formal conferences - we provide the full training package, peer mentor handbooks and all the necessary training materials.

COST: Your own 1 day event with up to 25 peer mentors £500*
or   2 x Half days £700*

3 Day Restorative Justice Conference Facilitator Training
This course will enable the delegate to gain a board understanding of basic Restorative Approaches and how they can help your school manage conflict. We do this by examining the underlying philosophies and practices of restorative approaches. We teach how to plan, prepare, chair, follow up and evaluate a restorative justice conference by way of active learning and skills practice.

Course content includes:

- Restorative Approaches what, why and how?
- Doing the right thing
- Conference process
- Seeing things from the other side
- Why people do the right thing
- Fair process
- Preparation
- The scripted model
- Shaming ceremonies

COST: Your own event with up to 12 delegates £1,600
Large Group 12-24 £3,000*

* prices exclusive of VAT and trainers expenses

- Conference participants and their needs
- Facilitation practice exercise: preparation
- Practical conferencing: use of conferencing
- Conferencing theory: shame and affects
- Appropriate conferencing
- Relational practice and fair process
- Facilitation practice exercises
- Planning and implementation
- Stakeholders in restorative conferencing