Victim Offender Dialogue / Mediation Primary Training Live Online via Zoom Feb & March 2022
Learn to work with persons impacted by crime—harmed parties, those who cause harm, & community members—-through a restorative dialogue process (Victim Offender Dialogue/Mediation or VOD).
Origins, philosophy & principles of restorative justice & victim offender dialogue/mediation
Victim awareness and sensitivity
Offender awareness and sensitivity
Case preparation for victim offender dialogue/mediation
The mediation process and how it applies to crime and disciplinary breaches
Communication and conflict resolution skill-building (especially for emotionally-charged situations)
Working with local criminal justice agencies to set up a community-based VOD program
Kansas Supreme Court Rules relating to Core Mediation, including ethical obligations
Technical requirements: Reliable internet connection, and a device (computer or tablet) with a camera, microphone, and video display.