Circle to Repair Harm
The circle process supports the community’s work to be in right relationship with each other and can be used to repair harm, especially when the harm may require several sessions or on-going support. Participants will learn pre-meeting, the circle to repair harm outline and the celebration/follow-up circle processes. Basic circle training and experience in keeping circle is required. $195 plus registration fee.
Circle to Repair Harm—August 13-15
Circle 1—Community Building
Circle is an indigenous process for communication and building and maintaining relationships. In this four day introductory session, participants will explore relationship, building rapport and seeing the whole human in self and others. They will discuss who they are as people, their own values in relationship with others, and look again at how they can honor others whom they touch in their lives. Participants will practice keeping community building circles with each other. $260 plus registration fee. Includes books.
Circle 1—Community Building August 13-16
Restorative Language and Chats
In this introductory training, participants will explore their own mindset for working with adults and students. They will reflect on how they listen and how they share who they are as people with their students, including using ‘I’ statements to express feelings. They will discuss what restorative language is and isn’t, including identifying deficit thinking and harmful language. Participants will practice restorative chats, which are quick, in-the-moment guided conversations to help resolve problems early. They will share ideas on how to teach the restorative questions to students. $130 plus registration fee.
Restorative Language and Chats, August 13-14