Two years ago the University of Vermont adopted restorative practices campus wide for use in residence halls. Resident advisors – undergraduates employed by the university to live with and provide oversight and guidance for other students living in residence halls on campus – were trained in the general use of restorative practices and also to facilitate restorative circles for building community and responding to issues when they arise.
This is the first in a 5-part conversation about this project with Christina Olstad, Assistant Director of Residential Education at the University of Vermont, and Steve Korr, a trainer and consultant for IIRP.
Play using the embedded player or using the download link below.
Download the file at the following Link: audio:Building_Campus_Community_Part_1
Learn more at the project web site: Building Campus Community.