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Restorative Principles and Practices?"
(In-person training - Atlanta, GA)
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Certificate of Completion as a Restorative Practitioner
*Special rate of $125 per session (limited offer)
(The regular rate is $200 per session)
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*The special rate is for anyone on the Restorative Justice Advocates of Georgia (RJAG) Google email list. To have your email address included, please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org
Sessions and dates:
· Session 1. Saturday (8/5/23): Discovering what “restorative” principles and practices mean. Cost $125 - Register by August 3
· Session 2. Saturday (8/19/23): Designing and facilitating your own simple restorative circles. Cost $125 - Register by August 17
· Session 3. Saturday (8/26/23): Facilitating restorative circles for building relationships in your community, organization, or business. Cost $125 - Register by August 24
· Session 4. Saturday (9/9/23): Facilitating restorative circles for addressing harm in your community, organization, or business. Cost $125 - Register by September 7
· Session 5. Saturday (9/23/23):Free Bonus Session- Where do I start? Design a plan to implement restorative principles and practices in your community, business, or organization. Participants must complete sessions 1 and 2 to attend the free bonus session. - Register by September 21
Note: All participants should complete sessions one and two before signing up for other sessions. Each session will be from 9 am to 4 pm and will include lunch. Location: Atlanta Friends Meetinghouse at 701 West Howard Ave, Decatur, GA 30030 (near East Lake MARTA station).
Completing Sessions 1, 2, 3 or 1, 2, 4 Certificate of Completion as a Restorative Practitioner.
Community Police Restorative Circles
Janice Jerome, MPA
Director, The Restorative Justice of Institute of Atlanta, LLC
Janice Jerome is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, and the former Assistant Director of the University of Texas at Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, and the Institute of Restorative Justice and Restorative Dialogue (IRJRD). She is a doctoral candidate for her Ph.D. in Transformative and Social Change. She received her master's degree in Transformative and Social Change from Saybrook University, her master's degree in Public Administration, and her bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Troy University in Troy, Alabama.
Janice has worked for the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), and Immigration Court in Miami, Florida, and Atlanta, Georgia. She is the former Supervisor of Diversion/Intake for the Juvenile Court of Clayton County, Georgia. She is also a co-contributor of the book “Colorizing Restorative Justice” published by Living Justice Press and co-author of "Blessed from the Beginning."
Janice is the recipient of many awards, including the 2015 Community and Leadership Restorative Justice award from the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice (NACRJ), the Romae Powell Award, and the Director's Award of the Juvenile Courts Association of Georgia.
Ms. Jerome founded The Restorative Justice Institute of Atlanta, LLC. This organization is dedicated to keeping "justice moving" by inspiring all to examine how to "say hard things in a good way." She received her training from Kay Pranis and Gwen Rivers Jones in 2004.
She is also a mother of three, a grandmother, and a professional genealogist, mediator, anger management specialist, numismatics, and paralegal.