Safe Teen Driving Circles, On the Road Together 2 nd  National Conference on Restorative Justice May 14, 2009 Kris Miner [...
Safe Teen Driving Circles <ul><li>History, Mission & Process </li></ul><ul><li>Allstate Foundation – Chronic Report </li><...
<ul><li>Using a cell phone while driving is the equivalent of .08 blood alcohol content. </li></ul><ul><li>-Timothy Smith ...
Urgency of the Issue <ul><li># 1 cause of death for 16 – 24 year olds. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 2 out of 3 fatalities/c...
Applying RJ to Public Health <ul><li>The health of the public, the public’s health. </li></ul><ul><li>When the offender is...
Restorative Justice Circles <ul><li>Design and Shape </li></ul><ul><li>Open and Close </li></ul><ul><li>Center Focus </li>...
Restorative Justice Circles <ul><li>4 Stages </li></ul><ul><li>-Getting Acquainted </li></ul><ul><li>-Building Relationshi...
Why it works <ul><li>Teen age need for ‘novelty’. </li></ul><ul><li>Circles are safe, respectful. </li></ul><ul><li>Taps i...
Program Components <ul><li>Circle Keeper/Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Co-Keepers </li></ul><ul><li>Storyteller/Guest Spea...
The Storytelling Process <ul><li>Promoting listening & learning </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to touch the heart </li></ul><u...
The 4 Stages of Restorative Story <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Incident </li></ul><ul><li>Impact </li></ul><ul><...
Working with Survivors <ul><li>Grief and Trauma impact everyone differently. </li></ul><ul><li>Respect the experience of a...
Role of the Circlekeeper <ul><li>Introduce, explain and guide the process </li></ul><ul><li>Un-attach to the outcome, focu...
Evaluating and Promoting <ul><li>Keep evaluation forms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy provided </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gath...
Local Program Options <ul><li>Drivers Education Classes </li></ul><ul><li>High School Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Law Enforc...
Safe Teen Driving Circles <ul><li>Manifest and Latent – Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Safer teen drivers.  “I think by hearin...
Evaluation Outcomes <ul><li>96% report the experience “different” </li></ul><ul><li>88% identified sharing an important va...
Additional Resources <ul><li>Upcoming Book ‘On the Road Together: Safe Teen Driving Circles’ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www....
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National Conference Handouts

  1. 1. Safe Teen Driving Circles, On the Road Together 2 nd National Conference on Restorative Justice May 14, 2009 Kris Miner [email_address] 715-425-1100
  2. 2. Safe Teen Driving Circles <ul><li>History, Mission & Process </li></ul><ul><li>Allstate Foundation – Chronic Report </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.allstate.com/content/refresh-attachments/citizenship/chronic.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On the Road Together –DVD </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Using a cell phone while driving is the equivalent of .08 blood alcohol content. </li></ul><ul><li>-Timothy Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Crashproof Your Kids! Make Your Teen a Safer, Smarter Driver </li></ul>
  4. 4. Urgency of the Issue <ul><li># 1 cause of death for 16 – 24 year olds. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 2 out of 3 fatalities/crashes another teen was driving. </li></ul><ul><li>First crash is often the last. </li></ul><ul><li>Teen fatalities in WI </li></ul><ul><li>every 3.3 days </li></ul>
  5. 5. Applying RJ to Public Health <ul><li>The health of the public, the public’s health. </li></ul><ul><li>When the offender is deceased, how do you do restorative justice? </li></ul><ul><li>What can victims, survivors or offenders offer, to the community, most at risk? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Restorative Justice Circles <ul><li>Design and Shape </li></ul><ul><li>Open and Close </li></ul><ul><li>Center Focus </li></ul><ul><li>Talking Piece, Listening Space </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement, Equality </li></ul><ul><li>Trust the process </li></ul>
  7. 7. Restorative Justice Circles <ul><li>4 Stages </li></ul><ul><li>-Getting Acquainted </li></ul><ul><li>-Building Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>-Addressing Issues </li></ul><ul><li>-Taking Action </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why it works <ul><li>Teen age need for ‘novelty’. </li></ul><ul><li>Circles are safe, respectful. </li></ul><ul><li>Taps into the brain, with emotional content. </li></ul><ul><li>Matches ‘social media’ conditioning. </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant to the teens community. </li></ul><ul><li>Instant relevance in Circle. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Program Components <ul><li>Circle Keeper/Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Co-Keepers </li></ul><ul><li>Storyteller/Guest Speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom/Student group </li></ul><ul><li>Paper plates, Markers </li></ul><ul><li>Talking Pieces </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation Forms </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Storytelling Process <ul><li>Promoting listening & learning </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to touch the heart </li></ul><ul><li>Non-judgmental </li></ul><ul><li>Details make a huge impact </li></ul><ul><li>Physical, emotionally, mental and spiritually impacts </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage speakers </li></ul>
  11. 11. The 4 Stages of Restorative Story <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Incident </li></ul><ul><li>Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul>
  12. 12. Working with Survivors <ul><li>Grief and Trauma impact everyone differently. </li></ul><ul><li>Respect the experience of another </li></ul><ul><li>Remain neutral yet genuine </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of your own process </li></ul>
  13. 13. Role of the Circlekeeper <ul><li>Introduce, explain and guide the process </li></ul><ul><li>Un-attach to the outcome, focus on the process </li></ul><ul><li>Bring positive presence, be genuine and present </li></ul><ul><li>Circles work for young people </li></ul>
  14. 14. Evaluating and Promoting <ul><li>Keep evaluation forms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy provided </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gather interested teens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use current community networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Newspapers, coalitions, newsletters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seek community foundation grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FACEBOOK & blog </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Local Program Options <ul><li>Drivers Education Classes </li></ul><ul><li>High School Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Law Enforcement Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Grief groups/networking </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper </li></ul><ul><li>County AODA program </li></ul><ul><li>Local VIP provider </li></ul>
  16. 16. Safe Teen Driving Circles <ul><li>Manifest and Latent – Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Safer teen drivers. “I think by hearing this story, it just saved my life” </li></ul><ul><li>Meaning/Healing for storytellers </li></ul><ul><li>Entry into schools, process demonstration. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Evaluation Outcomes <ul><li>96% report the experience “different” </li></ul><ul><li>88% identified sharing an important value </li></ul><ul><li>97% report feeling respected </li></ul><ul><li>94% report being impacted ‘a great deal’ </li></ul><ul><li>99% made a ‘public commitment’ </li></ul>
  18. 18. Additional Resources <ul><li>Upcoming Book ‘On the Road Together: Safe Teen Driving Circles’ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.urthespokesperson.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://allstateteendriver.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.scvrjp.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lowestpricetrafficschool.com/driver-education/teen-driving/ </li></ul>

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