Restorative Practices Training 2018

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 2018, 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: 10th & 17th January
  • 9.30am — 1pm: 7th & 14th February
  • 9.30am — 1pm: 7th & 14th March
  • 9.30am — 1pm: 4th & 11th April
  • 9.30am — 1pm: 2nd & 9th May
  • 9.30am — 1pm: 6th & 13th June
  • 9.30am — 1pm: 5th & 12th September
  • 9.30am — 1pm: 3rd & 10th October
  • 9.30am — 1pm:7th & 14th November
  • 9.30am — 1pm:5th & 12th December

Fee: €95 (concessions available)

Restorative Practices 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 days. It provides participants with the tools and confidence to facilitate restorative circles, restorative meetings and restorative conferences. We are offering Restorative Practices Upskilling courses on the following dates:

  • 9.30am — 5pm: 21st, 22nd & 23rd February
  • 9.30am — 5pm: 25th, 26th & 27th April
  • 9.30am — 5pm: 27th, 28th & 29th June
  • 9.30am — 5pm: 26th, 27th & 28th September
  • 9.30am — 5pm: 28th, 29th & 30th November

Fee: €225 (concessions available)

Click here for Booking Form.  

RP Summer Courses 2018

Our RP Summer Courses for Teachers 2018 are now open for booking.  We are delighted to have Summer Courses running in venues as far part as Sligo and Carrigtwohill, for details click here. We are also offering one Training of RP Trainers For Schools Course, you can access information about it here.