This training is designed for educators who have attended the foundation training and are seeking to develop their skills and competencies with specific RP strategies and protocols for dealing with unwanted behavior.  These practices include Fair Practice, Affective Statements, Restorative Questions, and the use of Circles. Participants leave with an understanding and the skills to analyze serious behavior issues using restorative practices methods, interview stakeholders, conference with offenders and willing victims, and develop restorative action plans. Through video, practice, and discussion, participants identify reliable methods for using affective statements, restorative questions, and circles to build community, and address unwanted behavior and damaged relationships.

*Please Note: This 1-day training is for Administrators and Teacher Teams that have already attended Foundations Training

Participants will learn how to...

  • Develop cooperative relationships with children and parents, to promote appropriate child behavior
  • Proactively reduce unconventional child behavior
  • Base classroom and behavioral management decisions on recognized theories
  • Communicate and show by example respect for culture, gender, social, and racial diversity and equity

Participants will leave with...

  • Templates that provide a daily check in, classroom norms, and check out with teachers and support staff
  • Strategies to build strong, knowledgeable, empathic caring relationships w/ students
  • Tools to establish systematic referral protocols when conflicts arise and strategies for managing minor classroom disruptions.
  • Standardized list of alternative disciplinary consequences based on RP principles to address unwanted behaviors.

Target Audience:

Building administrators and teacher leaders


9:00-10:30 Social Science of Human Behavior

  • The "What and Why" of Restorative Practices
  • Compass of Shame and Response triggers

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:15 Social Science of Human Behavior (cont)

  • Attribution Theory
  • Executive Functioning Skills

12:15-12:45 Lunch

12:45-2:00 Making Best Practice Common Practice

  • Fair Process/ Due Process
  • Decision-Making Matrix

2:00-2:15 Break

2:30-4:00 Making Best Practice Common Practice (continued)

  • Restorative Practices
  • Restorative Justice

What they are saying...

“Roy was great to work with. He was well received by our teachers and had great ideas for implementation. We would use him again in a heartbeat!”

“This training was inspiring, engaging, and specific. It helped my staff and I feel as though we were well-equipped to implement Restorative Justice effectively within our building.”

“This was an awesome training. Very practical and relatable.”


Participants will earn up to 5 SCECHs during the training.


1001 Centennial Way
Lansing, MI 48917

Can't Make It? Try Another Date Below:

August 21st (Lansing)

MASSP Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made seven (7) calendar days or more in advance of the training date, will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made after this date, including no-shows, are nonrefundable. Registration fees may be transferred to another individual by contacting the MASSP office at (517) 327-5315.

In the event that MASSP must cancel a training due to unforeseen circumstances, including inclement weather, participants will be refunded the cost of registration or may credit the fee toward an upcoming training. MASSP does not assume responsibility for any additional costs, charges or expenses; to include, charges made for travel and lodging.



Price: $200.00