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NSW – Group forms to establish RPI Chapter

In August of 2012, the idea of creating a group of RP practitioners and believers to lead the NSW Chapter of RPI was flagged. The idea of a local network of RPI members was a strategy encouraged by the board of RPI, one of whom (Marg Thorsborne) had contacted me. I was then directed to RPI members in NSW and to people who are strong advocates...

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New Chapter Formation

  RPI is dedicated to the development of restorative practice in schools, prisons, workplaces, organisations, families and communities. RPI's system of Chapters was formed at the request of many of our members who often felt isolated geographically in their work. When these practitioners attended our conferences and experienced the positive emotions of meeting with colleagues and sharing stories, they approached our Board with the idea of...

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SA – Launch event and Affect Workshop for Schools

PAST EVENTS Workshop: Affect & Emotion in the Restorative School Friday 17 April, 2015 What role do emotions play in our students’ behaviour? in their learning? How do feelings drive the learning process? How do we best help students develop emotionally? socially? intellectually? Understanding the biology of human emotion gives teachers valuable insights into behavioural issues, and how restorative approaches can work so well to build...

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TAS – Development of a Tasmania Chapter of RPI

Report as of 15 May 2012 : The development of a Tasmania Chapter of RPI was linked to the recent visit to Hobart on 7 May 2012 by RPI Director Katy Hutchison. Katy’s presentation at the inaugural seminar was attended by approximately 60 people that included State politicians, police, teachers, youth workers and members of the public. Several people have nominated to form a steering committee...

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QLD – Inside the Sycamore Tree Prison Program

QUEENSLAND CHAPTER 2013 WORKSHOPS Inside the Sycamore Tree Prison Program Martin Howard (Prison Fellowship) & Ross Thompson (Qld Homicide Victims Support Group) In April 2013, Martin and Ross presented to an enthusiastic group remarkable stories from their involvement in the Sycamore Tree Program. Almost one third of Aussies have been victims of some kind of crime. Chances are, everyone at the workshop knew a few. The...

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