Community Circles before Conflict Resolution Circles and always the Restorative Justice Circle process stages.

This post contains some recommendations for those of you using Circle process in a school or classroom setting.  You will want to develop the students awareness of the process.  By…

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Bully Intervention and the Power of Circles. Guest Post by Matthew Kuehlhorn

Today's post is provided by my friend Matt, we met through social media at first, he's providing some great reflection on Circles in Schools.  Check out his work athttp://middleschoolcounselor.com/  I…

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The impact of teaching with Restorative Justice Circle process.

 I attended the first National Restorative Justice Conference in 2007.  A small gathering happened at breakfast for those teaching Restorative Justice.  I "crashed" and met Don Haldeman, who shared his…

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Restorative Justice Circles increase L-factor, likeability.

It was just a quick 2 and a half hour training session, introducing the middle school staff to concepts of Restorative Justice and Circles.  The format was in Circle.  The…

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