Feb centerpieceThe RJ Center offers several types of trainings for interested individuals and groups on campus and in the greater community. The length of Each Trainings session may vary be of any length and may utilize different aspects of Restorative Justice and Restorative Practices. If you are interested in any of the following trainings, contact rjcenterberkeley@gmail.com for more information.

For a list of upcoming trainings, click here!

Info-sessions (usually about 1 hour)

Q: What is Restorative Justice? What are restorative practices? How will they work for my group/organization? How do they build and strengthen community? How do they address greater social justice issues, such as problems in the criminal justice system, systemic inequality, the school-to-prison pipeline?

A: Contact us for an info session to answer any or all of these questions.

Circle/Restorative Practices Training (at least 2 hours or longer)

Q: How can I become a circle practitioner in my own community/organization? How can I incorporate restorative practices into the work I already do? How does the circle work? What are the best practices and techniques for circle practitioners? Where can I find resources for circle practice?

A: we can do a training specifically designed for your organization, or invite you to one of our regularly scheduled trainings on campus. See the home page for scheduled trainings.

Combination Training (2-3 hours or more)

Our combination trainings include a 1-hour presentation on RJ and RP on campus or in the community, and then the opportunity to experience the circle and learn how it works. Your group/organization can use this circle time to discuss ways to incorporate restorative practices into your own work, or simply to get to know each other on a personal level. 

1-day Introductory Training

The RJ Center will be holding a series of 1-day introductory trainings throughout the summer and fall of 2016. Please “like” our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RJCBerkeley/ for announcements of trainings and consult rjcenterberkeley.org for postings.

3-day or 5-day Professional Training

Once or twice a year, the RJ Center invites professional trainers to present a fully integrated training, with info about RJ and RP, deep circle practice, skill-building for circle practice and the facilitation of Restorative Community Conferences, role-plays and more. 

Contact us at rjcenterberkeley.org if you’re interested, and we will inform you when our next professional training is scheduled.

Spring 2013 5-day professional training