Stories from Family Court Archive

  • We now have a new  model of mediation – restorative.   I developed the 46 hour course, and taught and trained  with other faculty to an inaugural class of 24 participants, who graduated January 1, 2020,  including  Judge Oleisky, attorneys,   mediators,  restorative practitioners, psychologists, doctors, teachers,  family members, professionals and consumers.  We now have a small platoon to put to work. Family Innocence’s Restorative Justice Circle Mediation model is adapted from world renowned peacemaker, Dominic Barter’s,  […]

    New Bread of Mediators! Restorative Justice Circles for Family

    We now have a new  model of mediation – restorative.   I developed the 46 hour course, and taught and trained  with other faculty to an inaugural class of 24 participants, who graduated January 1, 2020,  including  Judge Oleisky, attorneys,   mediators,  restorative practitioners, psychologists, doctors, teachers,  family members, professionals and consumers.  We now have a small platoon to put to work. Family Innocence’s Restorative Justice Circle Mediation model is adapted from world renowned peacemaker, Dominic Barter’s,  […]

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  • It’s what I’ve been saying all along… Here is a video  explaining Restorative Justice. Traditional forms of achieving “justice” are counterproductive. Let’s implement restorative justice in our homes and families starting now!”—–Michelle MacDonald Media Center for Non-Violence   https://mettacenter.org/restorative-justice-animation-resources   The Metta Center for Non-Violence is a non-profit organization that encourages people in all walks of life to discover their innate capacity for nonviolence and to use its power strategically for the long-term transformation of […]

    Here is a video  explaining Restorative Justice

    It’s what I’ve been saying all along… Here is a video  explaining Restorative Justice. Traditional forms of achieving “justice” are counterproductive. Let’s implement restorative justice in our homes and families starting now!”—–Michelle MacDonald Media Center for Non-Violence   https://mettacenter.org/restorative-justice-animation-resources   The Metta Center for Non-Violence is a non-profit organization that encourages people in all walks of life to discover their innate capacity for nonviolence and to use its power strategically for the long-term transformation of […]

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