• Give People a Voice
    Give People a Voice
  • Build Empathy
    Build Empathy
  • Resolve Conflict
    Resolve Conflict
  • Improve Accountability
    Improve Accountability
  • Repair Harm
    Repair Harm

What Is Restorative Practices?

Restorative practices, which evolved from restorative justice, is a new field of study that has the potential to positively influence human behavior and strengthen civil society around the world.

Restorative practices builds healthy communities, increases social capital, reduces the impact of crime, decreases antisocial behavior, repairs harm and restores relationships.

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Featured Events

Click here to find a restorative practices event near you.


 Conversations About Restorative Justice: Moving Toward a New Paradigm
April 4-5, 2017  |  Ottawa, Canada - A special event hosted by IIRP Canada.

Conflict In Europe: Meeting The Challenge
May 9-10, 2017  |  Dublin, Ireland - IIRP's 22nd World Conference. Hosted by IIRP Europe.

A Restorative Journey: Transforming Relational Harm
July 17-19, 2017  |  IIRP's Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Campus - IIRP's 2017 Summer Symposium.

Learning in the 21st Century: A Restorative Vision
October 23-25, 2017  |  Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - IIRP's 23rd World Conference.
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Training of Trainers Update

Our Training of Trainers events are now available at locations across the United States. Click a link below to learn more about these events.

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