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  • Credentials - IIRP Canada Contracted Trainer - Listening Circles (04 2021) //IIRP Canada Contracted Trainer - Restorative Justice  Conferencing (10 2020) //  M. Halabi - Peacemaking Circle Facilitator (06 2019) //  IIRP Canada- Restorative Conferencing Facilitator (10 2018) //  M. Halabi - Advanced Peacemaking Circles Facilitator (01 2017) //  Engage – Community Conference Facilitator (12 2017) //  M. Halabi – Peacemaking Circles Facilitator – (2016) //  ADRIA- Restorative Practices Training (06 2015) //
  • Experience - 6 years

Restorative Justice Practitioner: (available in Red Deer and area)
We offer a community-based response to the harm from crime that involves the community.  The Restorative Justice practices invites everyone impacted by the harm to participate.  As we understand each case is unique, preparing parties for a Restorative Justice process varies from individual to individual. It is essential that all parties feel safe and ready to enter the restorative process. Our facilitated discussion address what happened, who has been impacted and how, and what needs to be done to repair the harm.  The Agreement to repair the harm is reached by consensus.

Referrals are accepted from: Law Enforcement, Crown Prosecutors, Defence Counsel, Youth Justice Committees, Probation. Parole, Schools. Victim Services, Individuals impacted by harm (Victims), Individuals responsible for harm (Offenders), Community Organizations

The benefits of Restorative Justice include:

  • empowering the person harmed through having direct input in how to repair the harm,
  • inclusion of community stakeholders where appropriate
  • provides an alternative to justice system involvement,
  • Increased level of accountability of person responsible for the harm,
  • meaningful reparation of the harm for all stakeholders
  • Addresses root cause and reduces recidivism

Restorative Practices Facilitator: (Available in Red Deer and area)
Offering Facilitated Restorative Circle processes for healing, sharing, support, exploring situations, and planning.  The benefits of these Circle processes include:

  • building a caring, safe environment (organization, employment, school)
  • building healthy relationships between leaders and teams, educators, and students
  • reduces and prevents harmful behavior.
  • develop mindfulness practices to promote self regulation
  • create a culture of empathy and connection

Training: (Available in Alberta and other Provinces)

Licensed trainer through IIRP Canada to train: Restorative Justice Conferencing and Listening Circles.