Sustaining High Standards of Heart-Felt Dialogue Within Restorative Processes
Since 1994 our center has led the way in providing research, consultation guidance, and training for restorative practitioners and programs worldwide. We offer the following services to agencies, new or established, that are providing restorative dialogue-based services:
- Consultations for Program Design and Development
- Case Coaching for Challenging Situations
- Custom-Made Manuals for Trainings / Program Management
- Trainings in Victim Offender Dialogue, Conferencing, and Circles
- Presentations and Workshops on Restorative Topics
- Research and Program Evaluations
- Domestic Violence and Appropriate Restorative Practices
- Deep Listening Practices for facilitators
All fees can be arranged through phone conversation and later established in writing.
For more information contact us at: [email protected] or 218.726.7094.
Helping New RJ Programs Lay Solid Foundations
We specialize in helping new restorative justice programs to lay down solid foundations and to use high-quality building materials.
Sample Reports on Restorative Justice Programming Produced by Jennifer Blevins
- 2-page Report on School-Based Restorative Justice Program in Lincoln, Nebraska
- 40-page Report on Victim Youth Conferencing in Nebraska
Recent Partners Who Have Received Our Services:
Centinela Youth Services, Los Angeles, CA. Program Development and Trainings for a youth-based victim offender mediation program (including 3 manuals for trainees, trainers, and program managers) Contact: Steve Goldsmith, [email protected]
Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution, Lincoln, NE. Program Development and Trainings for a network of six mediation centers providing victim offender conference programming for youth offenders and their victims. Extensive evaluation services with reports for clients, program processes and outcome data. Contact: Debora Denny, [email protected]
Pine County Probation and District Court, Pine City, MN. Program Design (with best-practice protocols) and Training for victim offender conferencing program. Supports for Truancy Prevention programming. Contact: Terry Fawcett, [email protected]
Feel free to contact these partners to learn first-hand about how our services worked as well as how funding was generated to expand their programming.
A New Learning Resource for Building a New Program
This recorded edition (4.5 hours total) of a three-session webinar done in 2016 with Restorative Justice on the Rise can be purchased from our center for $100.
"Building a Restorative Justice Dialogue Program: A Community and government Partnership." with Dr. Mark Umbreit and Ted Lewis
- Strong Partnership Between Government and Community Stakeholders
- Best-Practice Facilitation Standards for Working with Victims and Offenders
- Establishing Flexible Case Management Systems for Handling Cases
This is an ideal learning resource for new collaboration teams of government and community stakeholders who want to advance restorative dialogue programming in their areas.
For more information, contact Ted Lewis.