This video includes the entire plenary session from day three of the IIRP’s 16th World Conference on the topic of restorative practices in faith communities. Bruce Schenk, director of IIRP Canada, moderated the panel. The panelists included:
Mark Vander Vennen (minute 15:00), executive director of the Shalem Mental Health Network, IIRP-certified facilitator and trainer and a proponent of restorative justice since 1982.
Anne Martin (minute 21:50), director of Restorative Practice Services at Shalem Mental Heath Network in Hamilton, ON, Canada, whose work includes developing Shalem’s restorative practices network and providing RP services for schools and faith communities through FaithCARE (Faith Communities Affirming Restorative Experiences).
Tom Albright (minute 35:40), who with his wife, Carolyn, leads RIPPLE, an emerging Anabaptist missional community in Allentown, PA, USA, which is intentional about teaching and implementing restorative practices.
Comments and questions from the audience follow (minute 48:30).
View Day 3 Plenary Session | Restorative Practices in Faith Communities on youtube.
Read a liveblog from Day 3 of the conference.