Oakland Mediation Center

Professional Development for K-12 Educators
Restorative Practices:

Restorative Practices in schools is a comprehensive prevention and intervention initiative that utilizes restorative practices processes and principles to improve school climate through building, enhancing, and repairing positive relationships which in turn reduces discipline issues. Oakland Mediation Center provides districts and individual schools with the comprehensive training and consultation they need to implement Restorative Practices. For a detailed overview of Restorative Practices Initiative Assistance click HERE

Restorative Practices Training Options:

Restorative Practitioner Training: principles, skills, and processes
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Building Classroom Connection Through Restorative Practices

Individuals or agencies interested in initiating restorative practice services for a specific situation of conflict or harm can do so by contacting Oakland Mediation Center's Mediation Department at 248-338-4280, ext. 226 or by email at cburke@mediation-omc.org. All situations are screened for appropriateness prior to services being scheduled.

Peers Making Peace Facilitator Training

An award winning school based peer mediation program that encourages students of all ages to effectively resolve their own disputes as they adopt constructive behaviors for any conflict, in any setting. Peers Making Peace Facilitator Training is for school staff to learn how to coordinate a peer mediation program and train students to be mediators. Click HERE to learn more and register. OMC has Peers Making Peace implementation options designed to establish a sustainable foundation for your school. Click HERE to learn more.

Conflict Management In Special Education

When planning for children with special needs, it is crucial that IEP team meetings go well. This FREE and highly interactive workshop is designed to impart skills that help the IEP team effectively manage conflict prior to, during, and after IEP meetings.This workshop is ideal for any school staff person working in special education or parent who is involved in the IEP process. Registration includes certificate of attendance and refreshments. 

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