Presentation on theme: "1 Facilitating Restorative Group Conferences Lesson 6: Next Steps Minnesota Department of Corrections with the National Institute of Corrections."— Presentation transcript:
1 Facilitating Restorative Group Conferences Lesson 6: Next Steps Minnesota Department of Corrections with the National Institute of Corrections
2 Lesson Objectives n Understand the timetable for apprenticeship and facilitation n Use talking circle process for reflection and planning n Describe what is expected of you next in the process and identify specific steps you will take n Know where to go for additional information if needed
3 Next Steps? n Apprenticeship n Continuing education (examples: victim experience, cultural communities) n Forms: referral, agreement, others n Program procedures – cases to facilitators, reporting results, reimbursement n For more help or information go to~? n Other?
4 Talking Piece n Helps to manage discussion n Creates space for contributions of quiet people n Spreads responsibility to all participants n Promotes better listening n Encourages the use of silence n Reinforces the principle of equality
5 Guidelines for Circle Discussion n Pass talking piece in one direction only n Speak only when you have the piece n Pass if you choose to n No interruptions n Speak respectfully n Speak honestly/from the heart n Listen when others are speaking n Speak on the topic and as briefly as possible to make your point
6 Working Lunch: Talking Circles Rounds: 1.What have you personally learned from the training? 2.Ideally, how could you start using or further use restorative group conferencing? 3.What are 1 or 2 potential barriers to doing that, and what are some possible solutions or strategies for those barriers?
7 RGC Training Commitments Think of making a commitment for yourself: n What can you do with this knowledge, skills or insight? n What 3 steps could you take toward that? n Be realistic n All parts are optional
8 Course Evaluation n What worked best for you over these three days? n What could have been done differently to better meet your needs? n What further training do you feel you still need? n What else might you like to tell us about this training?
9 Closing Circle n One word to describe your experience in this training