Restorative Justice is a dynamic and innovative way of dealing with conflict in schools, behaviour management, active citizenship skills, good self-esteem, open communication and teamwork in students. In this practical handbook, the author presents a whole-school approach to repairing harm using peer mediation, healing circles and conference circles.
Provides clear, practical guidance for group sessions and examines issues and ideas relating to practical skill development for facilitators. Contents include:
• The background and wider context of Restorative Justice
• What has restorative justice to do with schools?
• Where to start
• Repairing harm done to relationships and community – what community?
• Active listening
• Mentoring harm
• Dealing with challenging situations one-to-one
An excellent resource for those seeking a more positive and effective way to deal with conflict in educational settings.