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Virtual PD: Using Restorative Redirection and De-Escalation

August 8, 2023at1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Date: August 8, 2023

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual

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Description:  Target Audience: School Staff, Teachers, Classroom Support Staff

Addressing challenging student behavior is a critical part of creating a safe and welcoming learning environment. This workshop will explore strategies and practices to redirect and de-escalate negative student behavior. Teachers, behavior and restorative justice staff, social workers, instructional coaches, and deans will identify their previous practices and work through unpacking what works and unlearning the practices that heighten negative student behavior. De-escalation utilizes connection and other techniques to reduce the level of conflict and harm. In this session, participants will focus on building their restorative communication skills and preparing to engage with students when negative behavior occurs.

DC Public School and DC Public Charter School who are interested in receiving 2 PLU’s for full participation in this course are asked to register for this course through OSSE’s new learning management system (LMS) platform. Educators can follow the instructions here to activate their account. Staff will only be able to receive two PLU’s by registering through the system. If you have issues or questions regarding the OSSE LMS registration, please contact Jessica Dulay via email at [email protected].

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. Please indicate any reasonable accommodations that will allow you to participate in this event at least 3-5 days prior to start. Email us at [email protected] with any questions.


August 8, 2023
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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