Safer Saner Schools: Restorative Practices in Education


Safer Saner Schools: Restorative Practices in Education

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Safer Saner Schools: Restorative Practices in Education
 
Edited by Laura Mirsky and Ted Wachtel
 
Book (paperback), 216 pages
Published by the IIRP
 
This collection of articles from the Restorative Practices eForum — the IIRP’s internet publication with thousands of subscribers around the world — conveys the power of restorative practices to transform schools into positive, vibrant communities while dramatically reducing discipline referrals, detentions and suspensions.
 
The articles include accounts of personal experiences, implementation and research in schools from the United States and Canada to the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and Asia.
 
Contents:
 
1. Restoring Community in a Disconnected World: The Inaugural Address of the
IIRP Graduate School Founding President
Ted Wachtel
 
 
2. A Day at a CSF Buxmont School: “Welcome to CSF!”
Laura Mirsky
 
 
3. Graduation at a CSF Buxmont School: A Triumphant Step into the Future
Laura Mirsky
 
 
4. Transforming School Culture with Restorative Practices
Laura Mirsky
 
 
5. Restorative Practices at Community Prep High School, New York City
Laura Mirsky 
 
6. Restorative Practices Impacts Minnesota Public Schools: An Interview with Nancy Riestenberg
Laura Mirsky 
 
7. Transforming School Culture: A SaferSanerSchools Update
Laura Mirsky
 
 
8. Restorative Practices at Queanbeyan South: An Australian Primary School
Abbey J. Porter
 
 
9. A New Reality for Troubled Youth in Hungary
Laura Mirsky
 
 
10. Report From Singapore: A High School Adopts Restorative Practices
Joshua Wachtel
 
 
11. Restorative Practices and Organizational Change: The Bessels Leigh School
John Boulton, with Laura Mirsky
 
12. PEASE Academy: The Restorative Recovery School
Nancy Riestenberg
 
 
13. Sefton Centre for Restorative Practice: Creating a Restorative Community
Laura Mirsky 
 
14. Restorative Approaches in Scottish Schools: Transformations and Challenges
Gwynedd Lloyd, Jean Kane, Gillean Mccluskey, Sheila Riddell, Joan Stead and Elisabet Weedon 
 
15. Restorative Practices in Australia’s Schools: Strong Relationships and Multischool Summits Help Schools “Be and Learn” Together
Lynn M. Welden
 
16. Supporting Pupils, Schools and Families: The Hampshire, UK, Family Group Conferences in Education Project
Laura Mirsky
 
17. APA Report Challenges School Zero-Tolerance Policies and Supports Restorative Justice
Douglas Graves and Laura Mirsky
 
 
18. Empirical Evaluations of a Restorative School and Treatment Milieu
Laura Mirsky and Ted Wachtel 
 
19. Research Reveals the Power of Restorative Practices in Schools
Abbey J. Porter
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