Relational-Restorative Practices Basics

 

RELATIONAL-RESTORATIVE PRACTICES

RELATIONAL-RESTORATIVE PRACTICES IS NOT

Build and sustain positive relationships between and among students and educators

A quick solution

Repair harm and restore relationships

Something you do to students

Increase level of belonging

A program –they are a process

Increase level of meaningful accountability

The anti-consequences approach

Help students become aware of the impact of their actions

Just another gimmick

Teach soft skills such as speaking, collaborating, and understanding one’s emotions.

Utilized to directly change behavior.