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One Day Training Workshop | Restorative practice in dispute resolution - beyond settlement | Wellington | 6 October 2020

with Jon Everest

6 October 2020 | Wellington

This one-day training will explore restorative practice in dispute resolution through practical experience, an unpacking of theory and principles, reflective discussion and application to your own context.

Topics will include:

  • ‘Lifting the lid’ on the circle process
  • An introduction to restorative practice and principles
  • Conventional justice vs restorative justice
  • The principles of restorative conversation
  • Embedding restorative principles in a community or organisation
  • The difference between restorative solutions and mediated solutions
  • Adapting and embedding restorative practice in your context or practice

This workshop is suitable for all those involved in dispute resolution, leading or managing others, or working to build relationships or community.

Read full programme here

This workshop will run in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland. Please note each workshop is capped at 20 participants to enable interactive format. Please register early to ensure a place.


About the trainer

Jon Everest is Senior Consultant, Practice Development at the Diana Unwin Chair of Restorative Justice at Victoria University of Wellington.

He is a Fellow of the Resolution Institute, an advanced accredited mediator, family dispute resolution provider and restorative justice facilitator, with endorsements for working with family violence and sexual offending.

Jon’s first career was as a Police Inspector in the Royal Hong Kong Police before completing his Masters in the area of crime and violence, and further studies and training in dispute resolution.

Jon is a mediation and restorative justice trainer and assessor.


Frequently asked questions

  • Do the early bird rates apply?

    Early bird rates do not apply for this workshop.

  • Are there discounted rates for group bookings?

    Discounted rates for bulk bookings are not available for this event.

  • What are the terms and conditions if I need to cancel?

    Special terms and conditions apply for this event, please read full terms and conditions here.