Center for Restorative Justice

Restorative justice focuses on the harm caused by misconduct or crime, enabling those affected to identify responses that best meet their needs.

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The Center for Restorative Justice

The USD Center for Restorative Justice promotes research, teaching, training, and technical assistance for restorative justice projects in higher education as well as K-12 schools, communities, and the criminal justice system. The Center is housed in the Department of Leadership Studies and closely partners with the Student Affairs Office of Ethical Development and Restorative Practices.

The Center for RJ provides…
  • Facilitator trainings on restorative practices
  • Educational resources, presentations, and coursework on best practices in restorative justice
  • Consultation and facilitation to institutions seeking a restorative response to harmful incidents
  • Networking groups/learning communities
  • Research on innovative practice and evaluation of restorative programs

Stay Informed


  • Campus RJ (General Interest in RJ in Higher Education)
  • Campus PRISM (RJ and Campus Sexual Harm)
  • RJ and Bias
  • RJNCC (RJ Network of Catholic Campuses)
  • Rx for RJ (RJ for Education in Health Professions)
  • RJ for K-12 Educators
  • RJ San Diego (Regional RJ Community)


Online Training:

The Power of Play for Connecting Online

In this workshop, learn how to set the stage for your online participants to be completely engaged, avoid multitasking, and connect meaningfully with one another to make your important work more effective. When you engage participants in intentional play you are inviting a higher level of connection in a short period of time, and that makes every online engagement experience substantially more effective.

Each workshop is stand alone. Each workshop will also offer different games. Participants can choose to register for more than one workshop.

Register by clicking the link below:

June 25, 2020. 9 A.M. - 12 P.M. - Closed due to full capacity.

July 8, 2020. 1 P.M. - 4 P.M.

July 21, 2020. 8 A.M. - 11 A.M.




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