This course is designed for teachers and administrators of all grade levels, and provides basic conflict management and mediation instruction, skill development, strategies, and practice based on the process of peace-making and restorative justice based discipline in the classroom.
Restorative Strategies articulates a reproducible step-by-step process to increase cooperation and mutual respect. It uniquely blends theory, strategies, and best practices of conflict resolution education, peacemaking, and restorative justice in the classroom and in schools. Understanding the core issues of facilitating student cooperation is presented in a clear and concise manner to support the positive behavior of all students. It is especially effective with those students who are most resistant to authority by involving them in processes that empower them to be responsible and accountable. Restorative strategies transforms discipline into learning experiences that decrease stress, improve effectiveness, and build relationships.