Restorative Justice Facilitator Accreditation
The Resolution Institute restorative justice accreditation system has three levels of restorative justice facilitator accreditation:
- Restorative Justice Facilitator – Trained Status
Has the skills to facilitate restorative justice cases with an accredited facilitator
- Restorative Justice Facilitator Accreditation
Has the skills to facilitate restorative justice cases
- Restorative Justice Facilitator Advanced Accreditation
Has the skills to facilitate complex cases and supervise and mentor others
In addition accredited facilitators can also be endorsed for specialist expertise:
- Specialist endorsement for working with Family Violence cases
- Specialist endorsement for working with Sexual Violence cases
Overview of criteria and assessment
For detailed information on accreditation/endorsements, including the assessment approach and criteria you will need to meet see:
Limited places are available for accreditation assessment. When we receive your application we will contact you to let you know when we will be able to allocate an assessment.
Application forms for applying for accreditations or endorsements:
- If you haven't completed Module 6: Report writing; Te tuhinga you may want to read this module before applying for accreditation.
For information on renewing accreditation/endorsements, including the criteria you will need to meet see:
Application forms for renewing accreditations or endorsements:
- Did you know you can record your CPD and practice as you complete it? This makes renewal time much easier! See our CPD tracker
- Not sure when your accreditations/endorsements expire? You can check in the members area (accredited restorative justice facilitators can access some parts of the members area) and looking at your accreditations under 'My account'
- Worried about whether your reports meet the report writing standards? Take a look at Module 6: Report writing; Te tuhinga>> You can also use our report template>>
Do you need to renew a specialist accreditation issued by the Ministry of Justice prior to April 2016?
- If you are already trained and accredited as a restorative justice facilitator... you will need to be assessed for specialist endorsement - this will involve a paper application (see above) and a professional conversation assessment on the specialist criteria.
- If you are not yet accredited as a restorative justice facilitator... you will need to be assessed for restorative justice facilitator accreditation and specialist endorsement - this will involve this will involve a paper application (see above), a conference observation, a professional conversation assessment and a professional conversation on the specialist criteria.