MTSD Equity Practices: Restorative Practices

  • Why Restorative Practices?

    Restorative practices is a social science that studies how to build social capital and achieve social discipline through participatory learning and decision making. - International Institute for Restorative Practices
    Restorative practices allow for a dialogue to occur that encourages children not only to take responsibility for their behavior but see their role as integral to finding a solution that repairs the relationship through conflict resolution.
    Outcomes are optimal for everyone involved and provide the opportunity for reflection and positive growth.
    Restorative Practices Graphic showing the 5-circles of various restorative practices