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Restorative Action Through Strengths


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Presentation given to the Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association on October 4, 2016. Restorative practices can be extremely powerful, especially when built on the shoulders of connections and strengths of students and staff.

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Restorative Action Through Strengths

  1. 1. CC Image: Restorative Action Through Strengths Presentation Given to the Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association October 4, 2016 @chriswejr
  2. 2. WHY ? CC Image from Poughkeepsie Day School DISCONNECTION DISENGAGEMENT
  3. 3. Percentage of students who feel “I belong at school” Public Health Agency of Canada, 2011
  4. 4. Too many kids go through school learning the many things they cannot do while losing sight of the many things they CAN DO. DEFICITS
  5. 5. The cycle of PUNISHMENT and disconnection Image:
  6. 6. The Story of Amy CC Image from Marzia
  7. 7. “Connection is why we are here. We are hardwired to connect with others -- Brene Brown cc licensed ( BY ND ) flickr photo by Andrew:
  8. 8. Our stories shape who we are
  9. 9. Stories about ourselves Video:
  10. 10. CC Image from Trottalot Training ourselves to look through strengths-tinted glasses
  11. 11. Raising children is far more than just fixing what is wrong with them. It is about identifying and amplifying their strengths and virtues, and helping them find the niche where they can live these positive traits to the fullest. Dr. Martin Seligman
  12. 12. What are “strengths”?
  13. 13. Strength of Skill Images from Langley Schools
  14. 14. STRENGT H S s t r u g g l e s
  15. 15. What we see… Depends on what we look CCImagebyRyanHaddad
  16. 16. CC Image From Tony Baldasaro CC Image from Terry Priest Find the Fireflies Rachel Macy Stafford
  17. 17. Who is your FIREFLY? Who is your AMY?
  18. 18. When “bad kids” FLOURISH CC image from Madstreetz
  19. 19. Agassiz Centre for Educatio n New Stories From Vancouver Sun
  20. 20. Think like… a coach a director a choreographer a leader
  21. 21. A School Built on Strengths My students OUR STUDENTS
  22. 22. Dom
  23. 23. -30 -20 -10 0 10 20 30 40 . Research from the Corporate Leadership Council, 2002 Strengths +36.4% Weakness es -26.8%
  24. 24. A Culture of Dependence CC Image from Preston Rhea
  25. 25. Image: Seek First to Understand -- Stephen Covey
  26. 26. To a child, trust is spelled T-I-M-E Josh Shipp Make the TIME to CONNECT
  27. 27. Making It Right With Strengths
  28. 28. Be Proactive. Connect and build with strengths
  29. 29. Create leadership opportunities in areas of strength.
  30. 30. Start with ONE
  31. 31. Every kid needs a champion. Rita Pierson Photo from RE Mountain Sec
  32. 32. 1. Kids do well if THEY CAN. 2. Kids crave CONNECTION. 3. We connect through STRENGTHS. 4. We bring out the BEST by putting these strengths to use. 5. We need to start with ONE. 6. IF we need restitution. Make a plan to make it right through strengths. Making Change Through Strengths
  33. 33. Restorative Actions Discipline Strengths and Skills Connections
  34. 34. Bringing out the BEST in Ashley Video:
  35. 35. CCImagefromEtherealWorld Start With Strengths
  36. 36. Thank you. #StartWithStrengths