Restorative Justice Facilitator Training available in Princeton

Trainer Terri Kalaski, M.A. Restorative Justice is offering a training session in Princeton from May 9 to 11, 2014.

Community Justice Forum Facilitator Training is provided in partnership with RCMP “E” Division—Crime Prevention & Program Support Services. Trainer Terri Kalaski, M.A. Restorative Justice is offering a training session in Princeton from May 9 to 11, 2014.

Community Justice Forums (CJF) are a well-established restorative justice practice in BC which handles appropriate criminal and non-criminal mat-ters from the court system, the local police and other referral agencies such as schools; government; community agencies and businesses. Referrals are accepted from these agencies to explore the option of resolving conflict and criminal issues at a community level, focusing on repairing the harm and relationships through accountability and recognition of victim and community needs.

This three-day course will cover the history, philosophy and theory behind restorative justice and the CJF model. Participants will learn how to assist their communities in addressing harmful and/or criminal behaviour by bringing together the parties affected by the incident, including support for those who caused the harm and those harmed. A key component of the training will focus on the emotional impact that is the result of the offending behaviour on all of those affected. An introduction to basic facilitation skills will provide participants with direction on the preparatory steps required to facilitate a CJF.

In order to receive full credit for the course, participants must commit to the full three days of training. To receive full certification, candidates must successfully facilitate five Community Justice Forums within a recognized program.

Registration is restricted to 20. For more information or to register contact: Terri Kalaski at terri.kalaski@rcmp-grc.gc.ca or 250-488-7509

 

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