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Restorative Practices (RP)

RP is "an emerging social science that studies how to strengthen relationships between individuals as well as social connections within communities."

--RP Website

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WHP is thrilled to offer "Restorative Practices for Educators," an online self-paced training through UMASS Global.  In this course, educators will learn how to effectively incorporate RP into their practice to improve climate and culture.  Topics include:

  • Using affective language to better communicate with students

  • Understanding your behavior management style

  • Utilizing RP tools to shift to a restorative behavior management style

  • Understanding how shame can impede learning

  • Utilizing re-integrative shame to build positive climate and culture in your classroom

  • Utilizing circles to build community

  • And more!

CLICK HERE to get started!!!

(Continuing Education Units (CEUs)/Professional Development hours awarded upon successful course completion.)

Looking to certify your school/district members in Restorative Practices? 

WHP provides IIRP-certified training in the following areas:

  • Introduction to Restorative Practices

  • Using Circles Effectively

  • Facilitating Restorative Conferences


Upon completion of each of the above trainings, each participant will receive a book, certificate of completion, and tools and strategies to implement immediately.

WHP has provided basic and extensive restorative practices to support students, parents, teachers, and administrators, as well as effectively holding restorative circles to prevent conflicts, restore harm, and facilitate open communication to allow students to be the best they can be.  Specific circles have been facilitated to eliminate bullying, prevent future verbal and physical fights among students, and help students struggling with sexual and/or gender identity issues.  Please visit our PD, Training & Workshop page to see how we can help your school/district.

WHP recognizes that all schools and districts are different and have different needs; programs, services and products can be tailored to specific needs of your site/district. 

For partnership opportunities, please contact.

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