Restorative Practices Training

The restorative approach is to prevent serious problems by being consistent in building and maintaining relationships and in resolving conflicts easily and effectively when they do arise.  The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) has been implementing a Restorative Practices (RP) Programme in Tallaght West since 2010.  Further information is available at  In 2020, CDI is offering the following training in Restorative Practices.

Getting Started with Restorative Practices

This training course takes place over two mornings a week apart and provides an overview of Restorative Practices along with practical tools for using a restorative approach in your daily life. We are offering Getting Started With Restorative Practices courses on the following dates:

  • 9.30am — 1pm: 5th & 12th February 2020
  • 9.30am — 1pm: 4th & 11th March 2020
  • 9.30am — 1pm: 1st & 8th April 2020

 (Concessions available)

Restorative Practices Facilitation Skills (Upskilling)

This training is open to people who have done our Getting Started With Restorative Practices course or its equivalent and takes place over three consecutive days. It provides participants with the tools and confidence to facilitate restorative circles, restorative meetings and restorative conferences. We are offering Restorative Practices Facilitation Skills on the following dates:

  • 9:30am — 5pm: 26th, 27th & 28th February 2020
  • 9:30am — 5pm: 29th, 30th April & 1st May 2020
  • 9:30am — 5pm: 24th. 25th & 26th June 2020

(Concessions available)