Relational and Restorative Practices

Restorative Conference Facilitator

Ron is a qualified and experienced Restorative Justice Conference Convenor and Facilitator. He has 15 years of experience in this area and is able to be contracted in to work in either schools or work-place settings. He has worked in both arenas to facilitate Restorative Conferences to address problem issues and restore damaged relationships.

Initially Ron worked as a Care and Protection and Youth Justice Family Group Conference Co ordinator for Child, Youth and Family. For the past 11 years Ron has worked within a secondary school and has facilitated numerous Restorative Justice Conferences and Family/Whanau Hui.

Ron uses a narrative approach to this work, and in so doing seeks to honour the mana and integrity of all present. After exploring the problem story or issues, he seeks to open up spaces so that the story of differene can empower all those involved to develop a plan of restoration from a strength based position.