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We're hiring - Trainer & Practitioner


We are seeking a Trainer / Practitioner with experience in Restorative Approaches to join our small, friendly team based in the centre of Cardiff.

The role is diverse and you will be responsible for delivering high quality training alongside delivering restorative practice work across Wales. The role will involve some travel and the occasional overnight stay.

We are currently offering a mix of face to face and on-line services therefore you will need excellent I.T. skills

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Mental Health & Kindness


By Vince Sanderson
Our Lead Trainer Vince Sanderson has written a blog for Mental Health Awareness Week following the theme of kindness.

In a world where we are encouraged to look after ourselves, to be number one, where success is often defined as how famous you are or how much money you have, surely in the most resourceful time in history, we should also be the happiest we have ever been?

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Intrinsic Motivation Can Be Contagious


Lauren D. Goegan, Morgan Klevyer, David Z. Fargo, and Lia M. Daniels
Motivation fluctuates day by day during the school year. It can be especially hard to sustain intrinsic motivation, which originates from within each person and is associated with enjoyment and persistence toward the end of the year (Ryan & Deci, 2017). In addition to typical motivation fluctuations, students, teachers, and parents are dealing with unprecedented at-home learning situations introduced by COVID-19. The following strategies can be helpful in sustaining student and teacher motivation, even in trying times.

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Business continuity at Wales Restorative Approaches Partnership


As a client, co-operative partner or member of Wales Restorative Approaches Partnership, we wanted to provide you with an update on the steps we’re taking in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Our thoughts and best wishes go out to everyone affected and the services stretched to their limits trying to meet needs.

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Restorative Approaches and Accessibility - Vincent Sanderson


Over the past few decades, restorative practice has gained traction across a variety of sectors, not just criminal justice. With increasing desire for organisations to be restorative and offer restorative services, comes an increase in the number of people accessing restorative tools. Traditionally these tools have been created for neurotypical individuals (individuals whose brain functioning is aligned with the prevailing idea of what is considered ‘normal’ functioning). However, with the improving societal awareness and understanding of neurodivergence (individuals whose neurocognitive functioning differs from this ‘norm’.), restorative practice must reflect this.
Vincent Sanderson

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Alastair Jinks - Living Library Talk


Alastair, who has been volunteering with W.R.A.P. for a year now and spoke at our Restorative approaches & Accessibility Conference has written a blog that is similar to what he discussed in our 'living Library' Segment in our conference.

Author: Alastair Jinks

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