The Little Book of Restorative Discipline for Schools Teaching Responsibility; Creating Caring Climates By Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz
 
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Can community-building begin in a classroom? The authors of this book believe that by applying restorative justice at school, we can build a healthier and more just society. With practical applications and models.

Can an overworked teacher possibly turn an unruly incident with students into an "opportunity for learning, growth, and community-building"? If restorative justice has been able to salvage lives within the world of criminal behavior, why shouldn't its principles be applied in school classrooms and cafeterias? And if our children learn restorative practices early and daily, won't we be building a healthier, more just society?

Two educators answer yes, yes, and yes in this new addition to The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding series. Amstutz and Mullet offer applications and models. "Discipline that restores is a process to make things as right as possible." This Little Book shows how to get there.
TitleThe Little Book of Restorative Discipline for Schools
SubtitleTeaching Responsibility; Creating Caring Climates
AuthorBy Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintGood Books
Published7 April 2015
FormatPaperback
ISBN-139781561485062
Pages96
Dimensions5.50 x 8.50in.

About the author

Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz is Director of Mennonite Central Committee’s (MCC) Office on Crime and Justice. In this capacity, she provides consulting and training for agencies and communities seeking to implement programs of restorative justice which specifically include a Victim Offender Mediation/Conferencing component. She has provided technical assistance and consulting for numerous programs throughout the United States. She has worked in the victim offender field since 1984 when she began working in Elkhart, Indiana, the site of the first Victim Offender Reconciliation Program (VORP) in the United States. She lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Judy Mullet is a professor in the psychology department at Eastern Mennonite University. She received her Ph.D. from Kent State University, where her dissertation work focused on context-motivated, conflict strategy choices of middle school students with learning disabilities. A member of the EMU faculty since 1986, Dr. Mullet specializes in restorative discipline in schools, conducting workshops across the USA. She lives near Harrisonburg, Pennsylvania.

ISBNs: 9781561485062 978-1-56148-506-2 Title: the little book of restorative discipline for schools category:EDU ISBNs: 9781680990430 978-1-68099-043-0 Title: the little book of restorative discipline for schools category:EDU 
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