The juvenile services dialogue programs of the tri-counties (Washington, Clackamas, and Multnomah) are teaming together to offer our very first virtual restorative dialogue facilitator training! A restorative dialogue (sometimes called victim-offender dialogue) is a facilitated process that brings together those who were impacted by the youth’s harmful actions. Dialogues are co-facilitated by carefully selected and highly trained volunteers from the community who guide participants through a conversation about what happened, what impacts were experienced and what the youth might do to help repair the harm.
This 5 week Zoom course is paired with supplemental reading, videos and exercises between sessions. The completion of this training is a requirement for the volunteer applicant, but is not a guarantee of placement.
As some of the most populated and diverse counties in the state of Oregon, the tri-county programs are committed to developing a volunteer pool that represents the communities we serve. As such, we are seeking diversity in every way for participants in this course.
Training Dates—participants need to attend all 7 sessions: