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Thursday, October 24 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Restorative Practices and Rebuilding High School Community one Circle at a Time LIMITED

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This session is an introduction to Restorative Practices and how to facilitate Restorative Circles with adults and adolescents.  Circles are an essential process for pro-actively building social capital, resolving social problems, and responding when harm occurs. Participants will learn by participating in, and facilitating, Circles with other attendees.


Thelma Ensink

High School Principal and Head of Education, Calvin Christian High School
Thelma Ensink is the High School Principal and Head of Education at Grandville Calvin Christian Schools and a former Paramedic for American Medical Response in Grand Rapids. She is a certified trainer for the International Institute for Restorative Practices.

Matthew Laidlaw

Dean of Student Life, Calvin Christian High School
Matthew Laidlaw is the Dean of Student Life at Calvin Christian High School and has served for over a decade in church-based pastoral roles ranging from student ministry to executive leadership. He is the author of "How We Read the Bible", and is a certified trainer for the International... Read More →


Tom Knapper

Illiana Christian High School

Thursday October 24, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Suite 16 lower level of the Century Center.