Restorative Practice Strategies

This one-day session focuses on incorporating restorative practice processes to enhance the development of healthy relationships and sense of community within youth programming.  Restorative practices, a new field of study in the social sciences, utilize informal and formal processes to build/strengthen relationships to reduce conflict, deepen learning and support community building.  This workshop will explore and highlight strategies which integrate social and emotional competencies to build, strengthen and repair relationships.

The participant will be able to:

This workshop aligns with core knowledge and competencies for youth work professionals that have been developed by the National Afterschool Association (NAA) and the Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN).

The NAA core knowledge content areas addressed:

Intended audience: program coordinators, front-line youth workers