Restorative Justice Facilitator Training to Address Rising Juvenile Crime in South Suburbs

University Park, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Restorative Justice Facilitator Training will be offered on Saturday, November 7, Friday, November 13, and Saturday, November 14, from 9 to 4 p.m., at Prairie State Community College, in Chicago Heights.

This three-day training is free and will help prepare schools and communities to respond to rising juvenile crime in the south suburbs. Restorative justice methods have been shown to promote community safety. The training will focus on holding youths accountable, developing responsible behaviors, considering the victims of crime, and empowering communities to provide for the general welfare of its members.

This event is sponsored by F.U.T.U.R.E. Foundation Youth Services, Inc., Prairie State Community College, the Metropolitan Institute for Leadership in Education of the GSU College of Education, and Governors State University.

Continuing Education Units and Continuing Professional Development Units for social workers and teachers are available for a minimal charge. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, call (708) 235-3987.