On May 31st and June 1st, RJPs youth and adult conferencing coordinators, Sarah and Karin, welcomed enthusiastic folks from all over coastal Maine, from Wells to Ellsworth, to the Restorative Justice Project's facilitator training at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Belfast.
Restorative Justice Conferencing is a facilitated intervention that addresses serious misbehaviors or harmful incidents in a community setting. Addressing the questions of what happened, who was affected and how, all parties work together to determine an agreement for how to make things as right as possible. This two day training, provided opportunities for attendees to gain a greater understanding of Restorative Justice, with a specific focus on facilitating the RJ conference process, from preparation to RJ process to follow up.
This was RJPs first facilitator training of 2019 and it was beyond successful!
Please join RJP in welcoming our new volunteer facilitators into the Community Resolution Program!