395-3 Spectacle Lake Dr., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1W8
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Two‐Day Module: March 27th and 28th,  2020
limited spaces available

Registration Fees: $260.00 + HST = $299.00
Includes mid‐morning snack – lunch on your own

This 2 day module will focus on:

  • Taking a Restorative Approach in Schools (Why? How? and What?)
  • Working restoratively with Students, Staff and Community
  • The Role of Restorative Educational Leaders in School Communities

Richard Derible is the Director of Restorative Initiatives with the Nova Scotia Department of Justice (DOJ).  Before joining the DOJ Richard worked as a classroom teacher, vice principal, principal, Safe Schools consultant and School Administration Supervisor with the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE).  Richard also led the Restorative Approach in Schools Project between 2012 and 2015.

While Principal at St. Catherine’s School in Halifax, Richard adopted a restorative approach which led to significant and positive impact on the school’s culture, climate and academic achievement.

Prior to his work with the HRCE, Richard worked for the Special Projects Division of the Department of Community Services where he developed inclusive outdoor experiential programs for children with special needs and at-risk youth.  

Richard has shared our province’s ongoing and progressive work around adopting a restorative approach in schools at international conferences in the UK and New Zealand.

Amy Hunt is currently the Principal at St. Joseph's A. McKay School at the HRCE. In 2018-2019, Amy was the Restorative Approach in Schools Coordinator at the Nova Scotia Department of Justice (DOJ). Before joining the Restorative Initiatives Unit at the DOJ, she was a classroom teacher and vice principal with the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) from 2005-2018.

Amy is also a university instructor at Mount Saint Vincent University and PhD student at the University of Glasgow with a focus on taking a restorative approach (RA) in education. Prior to her work with the HRCE, Amy worked in the field of international development in Cuba, Chile and Ottawa.

Scheduled Offerings

There are currently no scheduled sessions available for this offering. If you wish to enquire about future availability or to arrange for training, please contact us.