Peacekeepers: An Implementation Manual for Empowering Youth Using Restorative Practices
Exploring the possibility of starting a Peacekeeper Program?
Students want to be leaders and shine when adults empower them. When students are part of the solution, it is a win for the school community. Using the Peacekeeper Conference as a cornerstone, this program helps you give students wings to become compassionate facilitators of reconciliation through healing conversation.
The Peacekeeper Program can run successfully at any education level within schools, faith-based organizations, and any youth-centered group. This manual provides tips on developing a Peacekeeper Program in your setting, including training topics with lesson plans and forms to keep you organized.
About the author
Jen Williams (she/her) has 20 years experience working with middle level youth, primarily as a school counselor. Mrs. Williams earned her M.Ed from Villanova University and her M.S. from The International Institute for Restorative Practices, where she is an instructor and systemic coach for schools across the country. She holds a state board position with the Pennsylvania Association for Middle Level Education and serves on the Schools to Watch state team. Her passion is empowering young people to be part of the solution. Mrs. Williams resides in Chester County, Pennsylvania with her husband and two children.