Special Events

Pre/Post-Conference Professional Development

Relational and Restorative Processes: An Anti-Bullying Strategy (1 day)

Relational and restorative processes provide an effective, flexible range of strategies to prevent and respond to bullying.

Monday, 8th May 2017
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Strengthening Church Communities Through Restorative Practices (1 day)

This event will equip you to turn crises into an opportunity for honest conversation in your congregation about the things that are often difficult to talk about.

Monday, 8th May 2017
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Introduction to Restorative Practices & Using Circles Effectively (2 days)

Learn practical strategies to build strong, healthy relationships with students, families, clients, employees and colleagues.

Thursday-Friday, 11th-12th May 2017
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Complex and Sensitive Cases: Advanced Facilitator Training (2 days)

This training course prepares experienced restorative conferencing practitioners to better manage complex and sensitive restorative cases.

Thursday-Friday, 11th-12th May 2017
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Other Events

Pre-conference Dinner

On Monday, 8th May, meet fellow conference participants on the eve of the conference. Cash bar opens at 6:30 p.m., and dinner is at 7:00 p.m. Pre-registration required.

Welcome Reception at Castletown House

We are thrilled to announce that the Department of Justice & Equality of Ireland will be hosting a reception for attendees, on Tuesday, 9th May, 6:15-8:00 PM. Tánaiste and Minister of Justice & Equality Frances Fitzgerald will give an address. (The Tánaiste is the deputy prime minister of the Republic of Ireland and the second-most senior officer in the Government of Ireland.)

Just 20 minutes from the Citywest Hotel, Castletown is Ireland’s largest and earliest Palladian style house. For those interested, a guided tour of the house will be offered.

The IIRP will provide coaches for conference attendees between Citywest Hotel and Castletown, departing from Citywest at 5:55 PM and returning to Citywest from Castletown at 8 PM.

Visit http://www.castletown.ie/ to learn more about Castletown.