Restorative Now Restorative Practice Facilitator Training Course


Restorative Practice Facilitator Training Course

Approved Course - Foundation Level


This intensive three-day Restorative Practice Facilitator Training Course, also offered by way of 10 Online Modules, explores the ethos and values of Restorative Practice, its origins and application across a diversity of settings.

Participants will consider the neuroscience of conflict, empathy and shame and the concept of emotional literacy. The context for much of the behaviour they will witness in their work is also explored, alongside the diversity of responses evidenced in society when conflict occurs. The course participants consider the able use of the Restorative Questions and the Art of Engagement. They undertake skills practice to evidence capacity for safe, effective Restorative Practice Facilitation with parties in dispute. The place for this skill set in the participant's work is examined and their ongoing requirements for coaching support and skills development are recognised and planned for.

The foundation Restorative Practice Facilitator Skills Course covers:

  • The origins, ethos and values of Restorative Practice
  • Common interventions models
  • The neuroscience of shame and the power of empathy
  • The needs model underpinning behaviour
  • Emotional Literacy
  • Listening skills
  • Restorative Enquiry Questions
  • The Art of Engagement
  • The two party model of Restorative conversation
  • Considerations of harm
  • Contrasting Retributive and Restorative approaches
  • Skills practice – Facilitation of Restorative Meetings
  • Restorative Circles, the practice and the links to cultural values
  • Assessing Risk
  • Implementation and Culture Change

Each participant will receive a handbook to accompany the course.


For further information including course dates, booking and fees:

Contact: Janine Carroll, Director
Address: 2 Stamford Square, London SW15 2BF
Tel: 07553 820887
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Delivered byRestorative Now

Areas Course Delivered: London, Online, International