Using the Power of Circles Effectively

Restorative and Relational Informal Processes 1-Day Workshop: Using the Power of Circles Effectively

SynRJ Module 2

Learn the value and process of circles – practical and effective tools for creating a positive climate in Schools (both Secondary and Primary), Looked After Children settings (LAC) and other group working situations,
which you will be able to use immediately.

Benefits
• circles can be used, with a modest time investment, to: 
˚˚create a positive classroom / care community
˚˚manage classroom / care setting behaviour
˚˚engage students/LAC and their parents/carers in their own behavioural issues and academic/vocational progress
˚˚build social capital
• circles teach students/LAC:
˚˚that their classroom/care setting is a community
˚˚how to build trust
˚˚to support each other’s learning/growth/connectedness
˚˚to hold each other accountable

Focus
• circle techniques and ideas
• what circles can accomplish
• how circles can be restorative
• using circles to stimulate learning, growth, connectedness and discussion

Agenda & Materials
• participatory exercises to:
˚˚practice using circles
˚˚develop new circle applications and questions
• videos of circles in use
• analysis of videos in the context of restorative philosophy
• discussion of key circle issues
• helpful text book/handouts

Training ​Opportunities

Open Events:

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Our open event fees include tuition, books and materials.

Where appropriate they also include venue costs, lunch and refreshments. 

Accommodation and other associated expenses are not included.

On-Site Events:

All SynRJ trainings and workshops we provide can be brought on-site (plus a growing list online) to your agency, school, community or organisation.

Our on-site training fees include delivery by one or two trainers as appropriate and all required materials. Provision of a suitable venue, any student accommodations and associated trainer expenses, including lunch and refreshments for students and the trainer/s, are the responsibility of the contracting organisation.

Online Events:

Several SynRJ Workshops and Training Courses we provide can now be delivered entirely online to your agency, school, community or organisation.

Our online training fees include delivery by one or two trainers as appropriate and all required materials.

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